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Garcelle Beauvais Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 26 November 1966St. Marc, Haiti
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Garcelle was born in Haiti. Her mother, Marie-Claire, was a teacher who moved Garcelle and her six older children to Massachusetts after a divorce from her father, Axel, four years prior. At age 16, the family moved again to Miami. At 17, Garcelle pursued a modeling career in New York. She got a break on Aaron Spelling's TV show, Models Inc. (1994). She then joined L.A.'s comedy troupe, The Groundlings. She became engaged to Michael Nilon, a talent agent. She was formerly married to producer Daniel Saunders for 6-1/2 years with whom she had a son, Oliver (B. 1992).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: John Sacksteder <jsack@ka.net>

Spouse (2)

Michael Nilon (12 May 2001 - 1 April 2011) (divorced) (2 children)
Daniel Saunders (1991 - 2000) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

Voted one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of 2001" by the readers of Black Men Magazine.
Is fluent in French.
Former Ford Agency model.
Guest-starred on the TV show Family Matters (1989) on four separate occasions, each time playing a different character.
Good friend of Angie Harmon, who is going to give Garcelle a baby shower.
Appeared in underwear along with Yasmine Bleeth, Alyssa Milano, Melissa Joan Hart, Jamie Luner, Carmen Electra, Peta Wilson and Jeri Ryan on the cover of and inside the October 1997 issue of "Details" magazine.
Her new "post divorce" Los Angeles home was featured on the Home and Garden Channel show "My Favorite Place" (2011).
Gave birth to her first child at age 24, a son Oliver Saunders on February 22, 1991. Child's father is her first husband, Daniel Saunders.
Gave birth to twins (her second and third child) at age 40, sons Jax Joseph Nilon and Jaid Thomas Nilon on October 18, 2007. Children's father is her second husband, Michael Nilon.

Personal Quotes (5)

It only took one text message to change my life. That's when I discovered my loving husband had been unfaithful. His infidelities ended our marriage.
Divorce isn't one-sided, and I am by no means perfect. Becoming accountable for my role in the relationship was very empowering.
Conversations between parents and kids are important - about race issues, about all kinds of things, about heritage.
Adultery is the ultimate deal-breaker for me. I would rather be alone than in a relationship that doesn't honor me.
My parents split up when I was 3 years old, and I lived with my mother.

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