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Genevieve Gaunt plays Pansy Parkinson in the Harry Potter movies.
-- ringer007  8/6/2005
In the children's television show, Madeline, Genevieve is the talented pet dog.
-- Lady_Raltz  12/7/2005
A famous bearer is Canadian actress Genevieve Bujold (born July 1, 1942). She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion-Picture Drama and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1969 movie, "Anne of a Thousand Days".
-- AndrewJKD  12/21/2005
There is a character in Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events whose full name is Esmé Gigi Geneviève Squalor. She is a very vile woman.
-- Anonymous User  7/13/2006
Fascinating that St. Genevieve's parents were German and Gaelic. Being that the name Genevieve is Ancient Germanic, I doubt it's original pronunciation was zhe-ne-VYEV! I find the English pronunciation so much more beautiful, and the name so diverse.
-- Anonymous User  8/11/2006
Canadian actress Genevieve Buechner bears the name.
-- Maggie_Simpson  8/23/2006
Princess Genevieve is a princess in "Barbie In The 12 Dancing Princesses". Barbie plays Genevieve.
-- Anonymous User  12/4/2007
The incomparable Catherine Deneuve plays Genevieve in one of the greatest movies ever, Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, where the name is pronounced "JEN-vee-ev."
-- khaotickharma  4/26/2008
Country duo Sugarland have a song called "Genevieve", using the English pronunciation.
-- Anonymous User  8/29/2011
Geneviève Sorya (1912-2008) was a French actress. She was the mother of an even more famous French actress, Anouk Aimée. The name sounds much nicer in French than in English.
-- Acajou  4/27/2014

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