Gabrielle Union

Full / Real Name: Gabrielle Monique Union
Born: 29 October 1972 (48 years old)
Gender: Female



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Gabrielle Union is an American actress and former fashion model best known for her role as Isis, a cheerleader, opposite Kirsten Dunst in the film Bring it On; and as one of the lead cast members of the television series Night Stalker.


Although better known for a number of stand-out roles in cinema, Union already has an impressive television resume.

Aside from her main cast credit on Night Stalker, Union was also a regular cast member on the second season of the television series City Of Angels, in 2000.

She has had recurring roles on Goode Behavior (3 episodes) and 7th Heaven (5 episodes), as well as guest appearances on the following shows (one episode only, unless otherwise noted):

Malibu Shores
Saved by the Bell: The New Class
Smart Guy
Dave's World
Sister, Sister (2 episodes)
City Guys
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
The Steve Harvey Show
Grown Ups
The Others
Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane
The Proud Family
The West Wing
Family Guy

Union also appeared in the made-for-TV movies Close to Home (2001), Something the Lord Made (2004) and Football Wives (2007).

It was announced on 13 February 2007 that she has been cast as one of the leads in the US version of British drama Footballers' Wives, entitled Football Wives.

She was to reprise the role of Chardonnay Lane-Pascoe, played by Susie Amy in the British version and played by Union in the made-for-TV movie Football Wives, but the series was not picked up due to production costs.


Union is best known for a number of movie roles, in films such as She's All That, Love & Basketball, Bring It On, Cradle 2 The Grave and Bad Boys II.

She has appeared (or will appear) in the following feature films to date:

She's All That (1999)
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
H-E Double Hockey Sticks (1999)
Love & Basketball (2000)
Bring It On (2000)
The Brothers (2001)
Two Can Play That Game (2001)
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Abandon (2002)
Deliver Us from Eva (2003)
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)
Bad Boys II (2003)
Ride or Die (2003)
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Constellation (2005)
Neo Ned (2005)
The Honeymooners (2005)
Say Uncle (2005)
Running with Scissors (2006)
Daddy's Little Girls (2007)
The Box (2007)
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Starship Dave (2008)

In May 2001, Union married NFL player Chris Howard of the Jacksonville Jaguars; In November 2005, the couple separated; the divorce was finalized in April of 2006.


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