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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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6 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Bad Boys II
(2003)
Bring It On
(2000)
Being Mary Jane
Being Mary Jane Mary Jane Paul
(2013-2017)

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 2017/III Sleepless (post-production)
 2016 The Lion Guard (TV Series)
Nala
- The Imaginary Okapi (2016) ... Nala (voice)
- Bunga and the King (2016) ... Nala (voice)
- Fuli's New Family (2016) ... Nala (voice)
- Can't Wait to Be Queen (2016) ... Nala (voice)
- The Rise of Makuu (2016) ... Nala (voice)
 2016 The Birth of a Nation
Esther
 2015 The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (TV Movie)
Nala (voice)
 2015 With This Ring (TV Movie)
Kitty
 2013/VIII The Door (Short)
She
 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
Rachael
 2005 Constellation
Carmel Boxer
 2004 Something the Lord Made (TV Movie)
Clara Thomas
 2003 Ride or Die (Video)
Masked Woman
 2003 Bad Boys II
Syd
 2003 The Proud Family (TV Series)
Sunny Stevens / Iesha
- Hooray for Iesha (2003) ... Sunny Stevens / Iesha (voice)
 2001 Close to Home (TV Movie)
Gabby
 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
- Pick and Roll Over (2000) ... 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
 2000 Bring It On
Isis
 2000 Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane (TV Series)
Lana
- Too Much Pressure (2000) ... Lana
 2000 The Others (TV Series)
Lindsay
- Theta (2000) ... Lindsay
 2000 ER (TV Series)
Tamara Davis
- Family Matters (2000) ... Tamara Davis
 1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks (TV Movie)
Gabrielle
 1999 Grown Ups (TV Series)
Felicia
- Pilot (1999) ... Felicia
 1999 Clueless (TV Series)
Lydia
- Prom Misses, Prom Misses (1999) ... Lydia
 1998 1973 (TV Movie)
Renee
 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)
- It's My Party (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)
Sydney
- Splendor in the Mud (1996) ... Sydney (voice)
 1997 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
N'Garen
- Sons and Daughters (1997) ... N'Garen
 1997 City Guys (TV Series)
Kaiisha Grant
- The Date (1997) ... Kaiisha Grant
 1997 Hitz (TV Series)
Soul
- The Godfather: Not the Movie (1997) ... Soul
 1997 Dave's World (TV Series)
Carly
- Oh Dad, Poor Dad (1997) ... Carly
 1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Lydia
- 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)
Ashli
- Friends (1996) ... Ashli
 1993 Family Matters (TV Series)
Mall girl
- Scenes from a Mall (1993) ... Mall girl (uncredited)
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Plays leading lady in LL Cool J's music video "Paradise". See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Gabrielle M. Union

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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After Halle Berry does her films and Queen Latifah does her films, it's left to all the black, Latino and Asian actresses to fight over a couple of roles. I opted for some TV. There's just not a ton of work in film. See more »

Trivia:

Praised by Oprah Winfrey for being an activist for women. Passionate public speaker on the topic of violence against women after surviving a rape at gunpoint at the age of nineteen. See more »

Trademark:

Dimples

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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