Gilles Marini co-stars on ‘Devious Maids’ as Sebastian, a Beverly Hills realtor married to a wealthy woman - but in love with one of the show's maids, played by Rosalyn Sanchez.
He played Dante in Sex and the City: The Movie, in which he did a full frontal nude scene. He has appeared on Brothers & Sisters, Ugly Betty, Dirty Sexy Money, Criminal Minds,Nip/Tuck, The Bold and the Beautiful, Passions, and 2 Broke Girls. His film credits include One and the Other (L'Une et L'Autre) and The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down. On February 8, 2009, it was announced that Marini would participate in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars. His professional partner was Cheryl Burke. He also took part in the fifteenth season of Dancing with the Stars for another chance to win the mirrorball trophy. He danced with season fourteen winner, Peta Murgatroyd. They were the eighth couple eliminated from the competition, alongside Kirstie Alley and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
He was introduced as a recurring character on ABC's hit family drama Brothers & Sisters. He played Luc Laurent, the French love interest of Rachel Griffiths' character Sarah Walker in what was originally was supposed to be a five episode arc, but was promoted to a series regular. The series was cancelled in May 2011, after the fifth season ended. He also appears as Bay Kennish's biological father, Angelo Sorrento, in Switched at Birth. On September 18, it was announced that he would become a series regular for the second season. In season three episode sixteen, the character of Angelo Sorrento died due to injuries he sustained in an automobile accident due to an aneurysm. Marini will possibly make occasional appearances in flashbacks or fantasy appearances about how he may have been had he been alive.
'Devious Maids' airs Monday nights at 9:00am on Lifetime.
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