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“I ride for the cause, I ride ‘til they tell me we don't need to ride anymore because AIDS now has a vaccine and a cure. That is why I ride.”
Gilles Marini is an actor, philanthropist, husband and proud father. Introduced to American viewers during a sizzling stint on "Sex and the City: The Movie", he has been a constant presence on television, appearing in primetime shows including "Brothers and Sisters," “Castle,” “Nip/Tuck,” and “UglyBetty”. He was also part of ABC’s "Dancing With the Stars" Season 8 and All Stars, and played Angelo Sorrento in the critically acclaimed drama "Switched at Birth". He is currently a series regular on Lifetime’s hit show, “Devious Maids” as Sebastien.
Born in Grasse, a small city on the French Riviera, Marini began modeling in Paris shortly after joining the French army where he served as a fireman for the famous Paris Fire Brigade. Marini was named one of People Magazine's top ten "Sexiest Men Alive" for 2009 and 2013.
Marini and his wife, Carole, live in Southern California. They have a son, Georges, and a daughter, Juliana. Marini loves cooking, spending time with his family, meeting and talking to people, and sports such as soccer and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts).
Marini has been a proud supporter and participant of LifeRide for four years.
Follow my LifeRide journey on social media for the latest updates, photos and videos along this year’s route!
Support the cause, earn prizes, and fuel some friendly competition by donating to any of the celebrity rider pages. No matter who comes out on top, we are all united in this epic journey to find a cure for AIDS.
Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR is an annual, week-long motorcycle ride through major U.S. cities that includes multiple high-profile events at Kiehl’s stores along the way to raise HIV/AIDS awareness and funds to help amfAR find a cure. At the conclusion of this year’s ride, Kiehl’s will have raised $1.2 million for amfAR. The 6th Kiehl’s LifeRide for amfAR is a 2,100-mile long journey that begins in Denver, CO on August 3 and ends in San Diego, CA on August 15. Learn more at www.kiehls.com and www.amfar.org.