Geraldine "Geri" McGee (May 16, – November 9, ) was an American model, socialite, and Las Vegas showgirl. Her involvement with criminal activity in Las Vegas, along with her husband Frank Rosenthal, was chronicled in the Martin Scorsese film Casino. portrayed McGee in the film, with her name changed to ' Ginger McKenna'. A GREAT SCENE DESCRIBING HOW SAM AND GINGER MEET. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE. About Her. Grew up on the streets. Ginger has always been a cynical, street- smart hustler. She's worked the streets of Las Vegas for years, and she knows that. After he overhears Ginger talking on the phone about killing him, he kicks her out of the house, but soon relents. Geraldine McGee Rosenthal Born: Pileggi contacted Scorsese about taking the lead of the project, which became known as Casino. Frank Rosenthal Tells Stories of His Life Frank Rosenthal Answers Questions Operation Family Secrets Trial Evidence History of the Stardust Casino in Pictures Frank Cullotta Interview - SunTimes. CELEBS Born Today Celebrity News Most Popular Celebs PHOTOS Latest Stills Latest Posters Photos We Love. The screenplay for Casino was written by Nicholas Pileggi and Scorsese, based on Pileggi's biography about Geri and Frank Rosenthal titled Casino: Nicky's volatile temper soon gets him banned from every casino in Las Vegas, so he gathers his own crew and engages in independent shakedowns and burglaries, instead. The Frank Rosenthal Show is often credited as Sinatra's first time on a talk show. Their marriage deteriorates because he doesn't understand her. Nicky willigt ein, ihr neuer Beschützer zu werden. Nicholas Pileggi began working on the script for Casino with Martin Scorsese around , based on the Rosenthal family.