Gabrielle Dennis

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Gabrielle Dennis
BornCincinnati, Ohio
Occupationactress, television host
Years active1990-present
 
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Gabrielle Dennis
BornCincinnati, Ohio
Occupationactress, television host
Years active1990-present

Gabrielle Dennis is an American television and film actress and television host. Since 2008, she has had a recurring role on (formerly The CW) BET series The Game.[1]

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Career [edit]

Raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dennis attended Howard University where she earned a degree in theater.[2] Dennis' first acting role came in 1990 in the television movie A Mom for Christmas, starring Olivia Newton-John. From 1998 to 2000, she served as host on Teen Summit, a teenage talk show that aired on BET. In 2006, she had a role in the unsold Comedy Central pilot Three Strikes. That same year, she appeared on Damon Wayans' sketch comedy show The Underground Dennis has also been on Shake It Up . A Disney Channel program.

In 2008, Dennis won the role of Janay, friend of Malik Wright (Hosea Chanchez)and soon-to-be live-in girlfriend of Derwin Davis (Pooch Hall) on the CW series The Game. She has since had roles in the direct-to-DVD film Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009), Hollywood Horror, and The Marc Pease Experience starring Ben Stiller. She did play Denise Roy on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State as Craig Shilo's girlfriend. Her character has been removed due to her co-star being written out of the show due to his recent arrest on drug charges .

Dennis can also be seen in a 2011 commercial for State Farm Insurance, also starring Selita Ebanks and former The Game co-star, Mehcad Brooks.

Filmography [edit]

Film
YearFilmRoleNotes
2006Let's TalkKhalil's Wife
2007DrifterMiranda
2008Learning How to SpeakStudent
After SchoolRobert's Wife
2009Hollywood HorrorLatoya
"TiMER"Woman in interview
Bring It On: Fight to the FinishTreyvonettaDirect-to-DVD release
The Marc Pease ExperienceTracey
Janky PromotersFemale Fan
2011Politics of LoveChelsea
He's Mine Not YoursBrooke
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990A Mom for ChristmasChristmas BoxTelevision movie
2004The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic ScienceGirlfriend1 episode
2006Three StrikesJimmy's GirlUnsold pilot
The UndergroundVarious rolesUnknown episodes
2007Campus LadiesLena1 episode
2008Wizards of Waverly PlaceCandance1 episode
My Name Is EarlSassy Black2 episodes
2008–presentThe GameJanay14 episodes
2010Blue Mountain StateDenise13 episodes

References [edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1827488/
  2. ^ "Actress Gabrielle Dennis Graces The Cover Of "Inside Black Hollywood" This Week". Pr-inside.com. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 

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