Birth Place: Hazard, Kentucky
Education: Lee Strasberg Institute
Relationship: Brett Ratner (director; broke up December 1999)
Rebecca is probably thinking wow, this sucks, I used all that Noxema crap, and I'm still a B list star.
Santa's Slay (2004) (post-production) .... Gwen
Rebecca Gayheart was born in Hazard, Kentucky, on August 12, 1972 although she was raised in Pinetop, Kentucky where the population is just over 800 people. Rebecca Gayheart comes from a long line of diverse nationalities including those of Italian, Irish, German, and Cherokee descent.
Rebecca moved to New York at age 15 to pursue a career in modeling and acting and finished her high school education after having initially spent a summer there modeling.
Rebecca Gayheart completed the rest of her high school years at New York's Professional Children's School, and then moved on to study at the Lee Strasberg Institute.
Midway through her second term at the school, Rebecca became a cast regular on the daytime soap opera Loving in which she played a student who was obsessed with her professor.
Her career started in advertisements in which Rebecca Gayheart began modeling underwear in Sears and JCPenneys catalogs, but it was her turn as the Noxema girl that merited her national recognition.
For the next few years after that, Rebecca worked steadily in television. Her credits include Beverly Hills 90210, the NBC miniseries Invasion, and the alien-esque series Earth 2. The latter show placed Rebecca in the hearts of many fans in Germany where the show was a huge hit.
Suddenly, in quick succession, the 5'8" beauty appeared with renowned stars Gabriel Byrne and Nastassja Kinski in Somebody is Waiting, directed by Martin Donovan.
Soon after that followed Rebecca landed another big movie role -- this time an adventure comedy entitled Nothing To Lose starring Tim Robbins and the emotionally unstable Martin Lawrence.
Rebecca Gayheart gained international fame after she appeared in the cult film and soon to be classic hit Scream 2 alongside Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette in which she played a sorority sister named Lois. Although her part in the film was short-lived, Rebecca has moved on to bigger and better things.
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