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Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Monique Union (born October 29, 1972) is an American actress and former model. Among her notable roles is as the cheerleader opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring it On. Union starred opposite Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in the blockbuster film Bad Boys II and played a medical doctor in the CBS drama Series City of Angels. She starred with LL Cool J and Meagan Good in Deliver Us from Eva in 2003. Union was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Theresa and Sylvester Union. At the age of eight, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended Foothill High School. In high school, Union was an all-star point guard in basketball and a year-round athlete, also playing in soccer and running track. She went on to the University of Nebraska before moving on to Cuesta College. She eventually transferred to UCLA and earned a degree in sociology. While studying there, she interned at the Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency to earn extra academic credits. Invited by the agency's owner, Judith Fontaine, Union started working as a model to pay off college loans. Her acting career started with minor roles. Most were in teen movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You and Love and Basketball. In 1997, Union appeared in a sixth-season episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as the Klingon N'Garen. She also appeared in Sister, Sister as Vanessa, in Smart Guy as Denise, and in five episodes of 7th Heaven as Keesha Hamilton. In 2000, Union landed the role of Isis in the cheerleading movie Bring it On opposite Kirsten Dunst. Bring It On helped push Union into the mainstream and she began gaining more exposure. She was cast in her first leading role in the 2003 film Deliver Us from Eva with rapper L.L. Cool J. The film received fair reviews from critics and it showed that Union was a leading lady. Union landed the role of Will Smith's girlfriend Syd in the film Bad Boys II, a box office success grossing over $273 million worldwide. Union starred with Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx in the film Breakin' All the Rules in 2004. She then starred in the short-lived 2005 ABC series Night Stalker. She has also starred in the independent drama films Neo Ned and Constellation, the latter of which was released to theaters. She won an award for Best Actress in Neo Ned at the Palm Beach International Film Festival, and the film received awards at several festivals. In the 2005 she played in the remake of The Honeymooners with comedian Cedric The Entertainer. Union starred in the 2007 films Daddy's Little Girls by Tyler Perry and the Christmas film The Perfect Holiday .In 2008, Union appeared on Ugly Betty for 3 episodes (36-38). She also made a cameo appearance in the music video for Ne-Yo's "Miss Independent". She joined the cast of the U.S. television series Life on NBC and appeared in four episodes prior to the cancellation of series in May 2009. She also appeared in the ABC 2009 series FlashForward. She was once married to NFL player Chris Howard. The couple married on May 1, 2001. They became legally separated and the divorce was final in April 2006. Through mid-2009 into 2010, Union has been dating Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade.


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Родился:
Oct 29, 1972 в Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Кино / ТВ Кредиты:
68
Впервые появился:
на movie The Public
Последний проект:
Кино Бессонная ночь 2017-01-12
Известный в фильмах
Poster of Вспомни, что будет
Poster of 10 причин моей ненависти
Poster of Гриффины
Poster of Друзья
Фильмография
Кино The Public 2018
Кино Бессонная ночь Dena 2017-01-12
Series Football Wives Chardonnay Lane 2016
Кино Рождение нации Esther 2016-09-09
Series Body Politic Jessica Sharp 2016
Кино Замуж любой ценой Kitty 2015-01-24
Кино The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar Nala (voice) 2015-11-22
Series Быть Мэри Джейн Mary Jane Paul 2014-01-07
Кино Think Like a Man Too Kristen 2014-06-20
Кино Думай как мужчина 2 Kristen 2014-06-20
Кино Пятёрка лидеров Erica Long 2014-12-12
Кино Miss Dial Long Story Caller 2013-03-07
Кино The Door She 2013-07-02
Кино Хорошие поступки Natalie 2012-02-23
Кино Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Herself 2012-10-03
Кино Думай, как мужчина Kristen 2012-04-16
Кино In Our Nature Vicky 2012-12-07
Series Вспомни, что будет Zoey Andata 2009-09-24
Кино Кадиллак Рекордс Geneva Wade 2008-12-05
Кино Знакомьтесь: Дэйв Nr.3- Kulturoffizierin 2008-07-08
Кино Идеальное Рождество Nancy 2007-12-12
Кино The Box Det. Cris Romano 2007-01-01
Кино Папина дочка Julia Rossmore 2007-02-14
Кино Constellation Carmel Boxer 2007-02-01
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Кино Бегом с ножницами Dorothy 2006-10-27
Кино Neo Ned Rachael 2005-01-01
Кино Say Uncle Elise Carter 2005-07-10
Series Night Stalker Perri Reed 2005-09-29
Кино The Honeymooners Alice Kramden 2005-06-10
Кино Breakin' All the Rules Nikki 2004-05-14
Кино Творение Господне Clara Thomas 2004-05-30
Series Шоу Тони Данца Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Джимми Киммел в прямом эфире Unknown 2003-01-26
Кино Deliver Us from Eva Evangeline 'Eva' Dandrige 2003-02-07
Кино Плохие парни 2 Sydney 'Syd' Burnett 2003-07-18
Кино От колыбели до могилы Daria 2003-02-28
Кино Ride or Die Masked Woman 2003-11-04
Кино Добро пожаловать в Коллинвуд Michelle 2002-05-24
Кино Покинутый Amanda Luttrell 2002-10-14
Кино The Brothers Denise Johnson 2001-03-23
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Кино Two Can Play That Game Conny Spalding 2001-09-07
Series City of Angels Dr. Courtney Ellis 2000-01-16
Кино Любовь и баскетбол Shawnee 2000-04-21
Кино Добейся успеха Isis 2000-08-25
Кино Это всё она Katie 1999-01-29
Series Гриффины Unknown 1999-01-31
Кино 10 причин моей ненависти Chastity 1999-03-30
Кино H.E. Double Hockey Sticks Gabrielle 1999-10-03
Series Grown Ups Unknown 1999-08-01
Series Утренние новости Unknown 1999-11-01
Series City Guys Unknown 1997-09-06
Series Smart Guy Unknown 1997-04-02
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Series Jungle Cubs Unknown 1996-10-05
Series Дневное шоу с Тревором Ноем Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Goode Behavior Tracy Monaghan 1996-08-26
Series Clueless Unknown 1996-09-20
Series The Steve Harvey Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series 7th Heaven Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Sister, Sister Unknown 1994-04-01
Series Друзья Kirsten Lang 1994-09-22
Series Скорая помощь Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Поздняя ночь с Конаном О`Брайэном Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Saved by the Bell: The New Class Unknown 1993-09-11
Series Ночное шоу с Джейем Лено Unknown 1992-05-25
Series В прямом эфире с Риджесом и Кэти Ли Unknown 1983-04-04