Gabrielle Dennis

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Gabrielle Dennis
Born Cincinnati, Ohio
Occupation actress, comedian, singer, television host
Years active 1990–present

Gabrielle Dennis is an American TV/Film actress and Comedian. Known mostly for her work in cable television (The Game,[1] Blue Mountain State, The Underground) Gabrielle currently stars in the Fox medical drama "Rosewood" alongside Morris Chestnut.


Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Gabrielle 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.[2] Dennis' first acting roles came in the television movie A Mom for Christmas, starring Olivia Newton-John followed by A Rage in Harlem starring Gregory Hines, Robin Given, and Forrest Whitaker. Both roles where extremely small. From 1998 to 2000, she served as a co-host on Teen Summit, a teenage talk show that aired on 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 The Game. After the show was cancelled on The CW the fans campaigned for it's return where Gabrielle was able to reprise her role for 2 more seasons on the shows new network BET. During her stint on The Game she landed roles in the direct-to-DVD film Bring It On: Fight to the Finish starring Christina Milan and Holland Roden as well as The Marc Pease Experience starring Ben Stiller. Additionally she played Denise Roy on Spike TV's Blue Mountain State as Craig Shilo's girlfriend (Sam Jones). Her character was later removed from the series after Jones was written out due to his arrest on drug charges .

Gabrielle has since guest-starred on several shows including Franklin & Bash, Bones, Justified, and Baby Daddy. In 2015 she landed the role of Pippy, the Toxicology expert and lesbian sister of Beamont Rosewood (Chestnut) for Fox's Rosewood. Dennis' hobbies include singing, songwriting, and dancing. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she performs stand up in between acting gigs.



Year Title Role Notes
2009 Bring It On: Fight to the Finish Treyvonetta Video
2009 Marc Pease Experience, TheThe Marc Pease Experience Tracey
2009 The Janky Promoters Female Fan
2011 Politics of Love Chelsea
2011 He's Mine Not Yours Brooke
2012 Back Then Bobby Jo
2012 Holly's Holiday Deena TV Film
2014 Black Coffee Morgan
2014 Super Secret, AA Super Secret Short film
2014 Call Me King Leena
2015 "My First Love" Carmen


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Teen Summit Co-Host Multiple Episodes/Seasons
2006 Underground, TheThe Underground Various Recurring role (11 episodes)
2007 Campus Ladies Lena Episode: "Barri & Joan Rush a Black Sorority"
2008 Kanye West and HBO Project Girl TV Pilot
2008 Wizards of Waverly Place Candace Episode: "Quinceanera"
2008 My Name Is Earl Sassy Black Episodes: "The Magic Hour", "We've Got Spirit"
2008–2012 Game, TheThe Game Janay Recurring role (21 episodes)
2010 Untitled Burr and Hart Project Tina TV Pilot
2010 Southland Michelle Hill Episode: "The Runner"
2010 Blue Mountain State Denise Roy Main role (13 episodes)
2012 Franklin & Bash Nicole Toomin Episode: "Summer Girls"
2012 Holly's Holiday Deena TV film
2013 What Would Dylan Do? Cherise TV Pilot
2014 Justified Gloria Episodes: "The Kids Aren't All Right", "Good Intentions"
2014 Baby Daddy Valerie Banks Episode: "Curious Georgie"
2015 Bones Alana Jackson Episode: "The Psychic in the Soup"
2015 Born Again Virgin Kelly TV Pilot
2015 Rosewood Pippy


  1. ^ Gabrielle Dennis at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ "Actress Gabrielle Dennis Graces The Cover Of "Inside Black Hollywood" This Week". 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 

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