Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. GENESIUS

Christian Saint

Also known as Genesius of Rome

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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Genesius of Rome

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: ???-303
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 123

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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