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St GENESIUS

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Actors and Thespians

Actor and Martyr. Performing a satire in Rome about Christian baptism, he got lost in the plot and converted himself.

He probably thought this would amuse Emperor Diocletian, but Diocletian much preferred a good tragedy.

The actor was beheaded in a farewell performance. So much for method acting. He’s now the Patron Saint of Actors.

St GENESIUS FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : GENESIUS
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : ???-303
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 73
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Article last updated on 25 February 2006 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Genesius: Christian Saint." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 20 September 2014.

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