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Overview (2)

Born in St. Marc, Haiti
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Named one of People Magazine's highly-coveted 50 Most Beautiful in 2014, Haitian-born actress Garcelle Beauvais immigrated to the United States at the age of seven with her mother and sisters, and has since charmed audiences with her dramatic and comedic abilities. A seasoned actress, Garcelle Beauvais starred in the indie film, "A Girl Like Grace," from executive producer Dan Garcia.

Garcelle was also seen as the host of "Window Warriors," a store front skill-based design reality series on GSN. Her latest film role includes starring alongside Michael Keaton in "Spider-Man: Homecoming."

In addition to all of the above, Garcelle served as host on Fox's daytime talk-show, Hollywood Today Live, where she breaks down the latest in entertainment, pop culture, and celebrity news. Above all, Garcelle's most important job is being a mother. She has been inspired by motherhood to write a children's book series entitled 'I AM,' addressing identity issues relevant to many children today.

Garcelle got her start when she began modeling at the age of seventeen and easily transitioned to acting in the Aaron Spelling series "Models, Inc." After that, she co-starred opposite Jamie Foxx for five years on the popular WB sitcom "The Jamie Foxx Show." For four seasons she also starred on the highly rated Emmy© Award-winning series "NYPD Blue." In between her acting projects, she also co-hosts for shows like E!'s "Fashion Police" and "Access Hollywood Live" on NBC.

Garcelle supports the Step Up Women's Network, a national non-profit that empowers women and girls to be strong and reach their full potential. She is also active with March of Dimes and Fonkoze. She resides in Los Angeles and has three sons, Oliver, Jax and Jaid.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: MLC

Spouse (2)

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

Trivia (11)

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.
Best friend of Jamie Foxx.
Friends with Loni Love, and Sherri Shepherd.

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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