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Gilles Marini played Dante, who often appeared nude and lived in the beach house next door to Kim Cattrall's Samantha in the Sex and the City movie.

As a result of Sex and the City, Gilles Marini won "best rear" at Bravo's A-List Awards.

Gilles Marini's mother was Greek and his father, who was a baker, was Italian, however Gilles was born in Grasse in France.

Gilles Marini had a stint with the French army and served as a fireman for the Brigade des Sapeurs Pompiers de Paris.

He then became a model including working in Milan as a runway model for Armani Jeans.

After moving to the USA, Gilles Marini gained work as an actor as well as a model. His credits include Ugly Betty, Dirty Sexy Money, Criminal Minds, and he was also cast as Vanessa Redgrave's husband on Nip/Tuck.

Asked about his appearance in Sex in the City, Gilles Marini told People Magazine: "We are from France, so sex is very well-accepted."

In Dancing with the Stars season 8, Gilles Marini partnered Cheryl Burke.

Gilles and Cheryl were runners-up.

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