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October 18, 1981
actress, comedian, singer, television host
Gabrielle Dennis is an American film and television actress and comedian. Known mostly for her work in cable television ( , The Game , Blue Mountain State ). Dennis starred in the The Underground Fox medical drama alongside Rosewood Morris Chestnut.
Dennis attended The School for Creative and Performing Arts as a dance and theater major and later went on to graduate with honors from
Howard University. Dennis' first acting roles came in the television film  , starring A Mom for Christmas Olivia Newton-John followed by A Rage in Harlem starring Gregory Hines, Robin Given, and Forest Whitaker. Both roles were extremely small. From 1998 to 2000, she served as a co-host on , a teenage talk show that aired on Teen Summit BET. In 2006, she appeared on Damon Wayans' sketch comedy show . The Underground
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 . After the show was cancelled, fans campaigned for its return where Dennis was able to reprise her role for two more seasons on BET. During her stint on The Game The Game she landed roles in the direct-to-DVD film starring Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Christina Milan and Holland Roden as well as starring The Marc Pease Experience Ben Stiller. Additionally she played Denise Roy on Spike's as Craig Shilo's girlfriend ( Blue Mountain State Sam Jones). Her character was later removed from the series after Jones was written out due to his arrest on drug charges.
Dennis has since guest-starred on several series including
, Franklin & Bash , Bones , and Justified . In 2015, she landed the role of Pippy, the toxicology expert and lesbian sister of Beaumont Rosewood (Chestnut) for Baby Daddy Fox's . Dennis' hobbies include singing, songwriting, and dancing. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she performs stand up in between acting gigs. Rosewood
Filmography [ edit ]
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Treyvonetta
Marc Pease Experience, The The Marc Pease Experience Tracey
The Janky Promoters Female Fan
Politics of Love Chelsea
He's Mine Not Yours Brooke
Back Then Bobby Jo
Holly's Holiday Deena
Black Coffee Morgan
Super Secret, A A Super Secret
Call Me King Leena
My First Love Carmen
Television [ edit ]
Teen Summit Co-host
Underground, The The Underground Various
Recurring role (11 episodes)
Campus Ladies Lena
Episode: "Barri & Joan Rush a Black Sorority"
Kanye West and HBO Project Girl
Wizards of Waverly Place Candace
My Name Is Earl Sassy Black
Episodes: "The Magic Hour", "We've Got Spirit"
Game, The The Game Janay
Recurring role (21 episodes)
Untitled Burr and Hart Project Tina
Southland Michelle Hill
Episode: "The Runner"
Blue Mountain State Denise Roy
Main role (13 episodes)
Franklin & Bash Nicole Toomin
Episode: "Summer Girls"
What Would Dylan Do? Cherise
Episodes: "The Kids Aren't All Right", "Good Intentions"
Baby Daddy Valerie Banks
Episode: "Curious Georgie"
Bones Alana Jackson
Episode: "The Psychic in the Soup"
Born Again Virgin Kelly
Tilda Johnson Main cast
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