A French-American actor/model, Gilles Marini (born January 26, 1976) stars in the drama Switched at Birth. He has also appeared on Brothers and Sisters, Modern Family, Hot in Cleveland, Royal Pains, Nip/Tuck, Sex in the City and Pirates of the Caribbean 3. He got his start acting on the soaps The Bold and the Beautiful and Passions.
Currently the face of the Perry Ellis brand A(X)IST, Marini has also been in commercials for Budweiser, Clairol, Coca Cola, Chrysler, GNC, and Infiniti. Born in France, Marini became an American citizen in June 2012.
For the All Star season, Marini is paired with professional dancer Peta Murgatroyd.