Gilles Marini was born on January 26, 1976. He is a French-American actor. He entered into the publics attention in 2008 with his role in film “Sex and The City 2”. He has also appeared in numerous prime-time shows such as Ugly Betty and Dirty Sexy Money amongst others. He has recently got a permanent role in the show; Brothers and Sisters.
Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy
After his father died on cancer at a young age, Gilles has become a supporter of many cancer charities. These include the Jackson Memorial Foundation, which supports International Kids Fund and Holtz Children’s Hospital, the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and the Carol M. Baldwin Cancer Research Fund. Gilles believes in using his celebrity status for the good, saying “The small amount of power that we have in this business – it would be silly not to do something positive for the world…. I would not want to do this job at all if you don’t at least do that”.
Gilles Marini has supported the following charities: American Cancer Society, American Foundation for AIDS Research, American Indian Empowerment Fund, Beckstrand Cancer Foundation, Carol M. Baldwin Cancer Research Fund, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, GLAAD, HELP USA, Jackson Memorial Foundation, Los Angeles Mission, Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation, Lupus LA, Mia Hamm Foundation, Onyx and Breezy Foundation, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, PATH, Race to Erase MS