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Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Theresa (Glass), who managed a phone company, and Sylvester E. Union, a military sergeant and business executive. At the age of 8, her family moved to Pleasanton, California, where she grew up and attended high school. In high school, Union was an all-star point guard and a ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Lion Guard (TV Series) (filming)
Nala (2015) (voice)
 2015 The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (TV Movie)
Nala (voice)
 2015 With This Ring (TV Movie)
 2013/VIII The Door (Short)
 2013 Ridin' Dirty with Officer Turner (TV Series short)
Officer Turner
 2013 Miss Dial
Long Story Caller
 2011 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Sandy Canyons
- Tijuana, We've Got a Problem (2011) ... Sandy Canyons
 2011 Little in Common (TV Movie)
Brooke Burleson
 2010 Army Wives (TV Series)
Gina Holt
- Murder in Charleston (2010) ... Gina Holt
 2009 Life (TV Series)
Jane Seever
- One (2009) ... Jane Seever
- Initiative 38 (2009) ... Jane Seever
- 5 Quarts (2009) ... Jane Seever
- 3 Women (2009) ... Jane Seever
 2009 Body Politic (TV Movie)
Jessica Sharp
 2008 Meet Dave
No. 3 - Cultural Officer
 2007 Football Wives (TV Movie)
Chardonnay Lane
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series)
Shauna Parks
- Peter's Got Woods (2005) ... Shauna Parks (voice)
 2005 Neo Ned
 2005 Constellation
Carmel Boxer
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Clara Thomas
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
Masked Woman
 2003 Bad Boys II
 2003 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Sunny Stevens / Iesha
- Hooray for Iesha (2003) ... Sunny Stevens / Iesha (voice)
 2001 Close to Home (TV Movie)
 2001 Two Can Play That Game
Conny Spalding
 2001 Friends (TV Series)
Kristen Lang
- The One with the Cheap Wedding Dress (2001) ... Kristen Lang
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Dr. Courtney Ellis
- SWAT's Happening (2000) ... Dr. Courtney Ellis
- Smoochas Gracias (2000) ... Dr. Courtney Ellis
- Saving Faces (2000) ... Dr. Courtney Ellis
- The Lone Free Ranger (2000) ... Dr. Courtney Ellis
- Nathan's Hot Dog (2000) ... Dr. Courtney Ellis
 2000 Bring It On
 2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
- Too Much Pressure (2000) ... Lana
 2000 The Others (TV Series)
- Theta (2000) ... Lindsay
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Tamara Davis
- Family Matters (2000) ... Tamara Davis
 1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks (TV Movie)
 1999 Grown Ups (TV Series)
- Pilot (1999) ... Felicia
 1999 Clueless (TV Series)
- Prom Misses, Prom Misses (1999) ... Lydia
 1998 1973 (TV Movie)
 1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Naomi Parson
- The He-Man, Player-Hater's Club (1998) ... Naomi Parson
 1997 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Shawn / Vanessa
- A Friend in Deed (1997) ... Shawn
- Child's Play (1997) ... Shawn (as Gabrielle M. Union)
- Show Me the Money (1997) ... Shawn (as Gabrielle M. Union)
- Guardian Angel (1997) ... Vanessa
 1996-1997 Jungle Cubs (TV Series)
- Splendor in the Mud (1996) ... Sydney (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
- Sons and Daughters (1997) ... N'Garen
 1997 City Guys (TV Series)
Kaiisha Grant
- The Date (1997) ... Kaiisha Grant
 1997 Hitz (TV Series)
- The Godfather: Not the Movie (1997) ... Soul
 1997 Dave's World (TV Series)
- Oh Dad, Poor Dad (1997) ... Carly
 1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
- Don't Do That Thing You Do (1997) ... Lydia
 1996 Goode Behavior (TV Series)
Tracy Monaghan
- Goode Grades (1996) ... Tracy Monaghan
- Goode Golly, Miss Molly (1996) ... Tracy Monaghan
- Goode and Scared (1996) ... Tracy Monaghan
 1995-1996 Saved by the Bell: The New Class (TV Series)
Jennifer / Hilary
- The Tall and the Short of It (1996) ... Jennifer
- The Christmas Gift (1995) ... Hilary
 1996 Malibu Shores (TV Series)
Shannon Everette
- The Competitive Edge (1996) ... Shannon Everette
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
- Friends (1996) ... Ashli
 1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Mall girl
- Scenes from a Mall (1993) ... Mall girl (uncredited)
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Was featured as #52 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002) See more »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 8 Pictorials | See more »

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Gabrielle M. Union


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As women we're taught early on to be polite, to be nice, to not make anyone uncomfortable. But I always remember this great line from a movie: "All we all these years." We can fill those years with toxic, negative people or with fun, positive people. You don't get any points when you get to heaven for putting up with bullshit. See more »


Two of her uncles were on the University of Nebraska's national championship football team. Not surprisingly, she's a huge Cornhusker and football fan, who also has some moves of her own, as she told ESPN Magazine: "I can run, catch, throw - pretty much anything. I'm like an Arena Football guy. I can play both sides of the ball. In powder puff flag football I've never lost". See more »



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