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
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Genesius of Rome
Birth and Death Dates: ???-303
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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