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Garcelle Beauvais

Biography

Haitian Performing & Recording Artists

Date of Birth (DOB): 11/26/66
From: Haiti
Best Known for: Television and Film roles. Co-star of the Jamie Foxx Show.

Bio: Garcelle Beauvais was born in St. Marc, Haiti, her family moved to the United States when she was 7 years of age. She began modeling with Ford Models in New York at 17 years old. After a successful runway career (she is 5’9) she made her first Television appearance on Miami Vice playing a rape victim. Her next role was as Dt. Huxtable’s nurse on The Cosby Show. She also appeared on several other Television series such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Dream On, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and Family Matters. She also guest-starred on HBO's Arli$$.. She is most well known for starring in The Jamie Foxx Show on the Warner Brothers network. She has appeared in films such as Double Take with Orlando Jones and The Wild Wild West with Will Smith. She continues to model appearing in commercials for Diet Coke and American Express. She now has a recurring role on NYPD Blue succesfully making the transition from comedy to drama and establishing herself as a serious actress. She is a devoted mother and resides in Los Angeles, Calif. with her son, Oliver. She enjoys movies, playing volleyball and tennis, and walking on the beach in her free time.

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