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Rebecca Gayheart

Rebecca Gayheart, having successfully tackled starring roles in theater, film and television, has become one of the most recognizable actresses in Hollywood.

Gayheart, who gained national recognition as The Noxzema Girl and Clairol's Glintz Girl, recently appeared in the Broadway revival of Steel Magnolias. She made her theater debut in the Tony Award-winning play The Last Night of Ballyhoo, which earned her a Back Stage West Garland award.

Over the last 10 years, Gayheart's feature film credits include Nothing to Lose, Scream 2, Jawbreaker, Pipe Dream, Harvard Man, The Hangman's Daughter, Hairshirt, Shadow Hours, Whatever Happened to Mason Reese? and the thriller Urban Legends.

Gayheart appeared in Beverly Hills, 90210. Her many television credits include Dead Like Me, Nip/Tuck, Invasion, Earth 2, Wasteland, Inside Schwartz and Vanishing Son.

Raised in Pinetop, KY, Gayheart moved to New York City at 15. She graduated from New York's Professional Children's School and went on to study at the Lee Strasberg Institute. There she received her first break, cast as a series regular on the daytime drama Loving as Hannah.

Gayheart lives in Los Angeles with her husband.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Rebecca Gayheart Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayAugust 12, 1972 (45)
SignLeo
BirthplaceHazzard, Kentucky, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Rebecca Gayheart compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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