Gayheart, Rebecca 1972–

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Gayheart, Rebecca 1972–


Born August 12, 1972, in Hazard, KY; daughter of Curtis (a miner) and Fioneva (in cosmetic sales) Gayheart; married Eric William Dane (an actor), October 29, 2004. Education: Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York City.

Addresses: Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Mary Erickson Entertainment, 8955 Norma Place, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Publicist—Baker Winokur Ryder, 909 Third Ave., Tenth Floor, New York, NY 10022.

Career: Actress. Worked as a model; appeared in television commercials, print advertisements, and catalogs; appeared in the University of Kentucky hockey calendar, 1999–2000.

Member: Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors: Garland Award, Back Stage West, c. 2001, for The Last Night of Ballyhoo.


Television Appearances; Series:

Hannah Mayberry, Loving, ABC, 1991–93.

Bess Martin, Earth 2, NBC, 1994–95.

Antonia Elisabeth "Toni" Marchette, Beverly Hills 90210, Fox, 1995.

Samantha "Sam" Price, Wasteland, ABC, 1999.

Betty Rhomer, Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Cassy Winslow, Robin Cook's Invasion (also known as Robin Cook's "Alien Infestation" and Robin Cook's "Lethal Invasion"), NBC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Clair, "Vanishing Son," Action Pack, syndicated, 1994.

Clair, "Vanishing Son III," Action Pack, syndicated, 1994.

Clair, "Vanishing Son IV," Action Pack, syndicated, 1994.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Herself, Beverly Hills 90210: The Final Goodbye, Fox, 2000.

Herself, Jawbreaker Movie Special, MTV, 2001.

Herself, Heroes of Black Comedy (documentary), Comedy Central, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Natalie Nassua, "Time Again and the World," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Voice of Medea, "Hercules and the Argonauts," Hercules (animated; also known as Disney's "Hercules"), ABC and syndicated, 1998.

Herself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1999.

Herself, Mad TV, Fox, 1999.

The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 1999.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 1999.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000.

Herself and Antonia Elisabeth "Toni" Marchette, Beverly Hills 90210: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Dana, "The Other Woman," What I Like about You, The WB, 2003.

Natasha Charles, "Natasha Charles," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2004.

Natasha Charles, "Trudy Nye," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2004.

Suzanne Richland, "The Fall of the House of Hayes," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2004.

Suzanne Richland, "It's the Real Thing," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2004.

Suzanne Richland, "Lost and Found," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), Lifetime, 2004.

Herself, Scream Queens: The E! True Hollywood Story (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Herself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2005.

Herself, The View, ABC, 2005.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including All My Children, ABC; The Cosby Show, NBC; and One Life to Live, ABC.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Bess Martin, Earth 2, NBC, 1994.

Samantha "Sam" Price, Wasteland, ABC, 1999.

Nadia, Inside Schwartz, NBC, 2001.

Betty Rhomer, Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2003.

Film Appearances:

Rebecca, Whatever Happened to Mason Reese? (short film), 1990.

Lilli, Somebody Is Waiting, Redhead Films/LIVE Entertainment/Rank, 1996.

Danielle, Nothing to Lose, Buena Vista, 1997.

Sorority sister Lois, Scream 2 (also known as Scream Again, Scream Louder, and Scream: The Sequel), Miramax/Dimension Films, 1997.

Brenda, Urban Legend (also known as Mixed Culture and Urban Legends), TriStar/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998.

Jennifer, Hairshirt (also known as Too Smooth), Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Julie Freeman, Jawbreaker, Columbia/TriStar, 1999.

Lori Myers, Puppet, Caribbean Pictures/Xscapade Pictures, 1999.

Life after Donna Dell, 1999.

Chloe Holloway, Shadow Hours, Newmark Films, 2000.

Mary Newly, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Hangman's Daughter (also known as The Hangman's Daughter), Miramax/Dimension Films, 2000.

(Uncredited) Nurse Brenda Bates, Urban Legends: Final Cut (also known as Legendes urbaines: La suite, Legendes urbaines 2, and Leyendas urbanas: Corte final), Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000.

Brian's girlfriend, Dopppelganger (short film), 2001.

Kelly Morgan, Harvard Man, Cowboy Pictures, 2001.

Marliss Funt, Pipe Dream, Castle Hill Productions, 2002.

Gwen, Santa's Slay, Media 8 Entertainment, 2005.

Miss Awesomely Awesome, Love, Fear and Rabbits, 2005.

Film Director and Producer:

Me and Daphne (short film; also known as Daphne and Me), 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Sunny Freitag, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, CA, c. 2001.

Shelby, Steel Magnolias, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 2005.



Herself, Behind the "Scream" (documentary), Dimension Home Video, 2000.

Music Videos:

Heavy D & the Boyz, "Nuttin' but Love," c. 1994.

Train, "Meet Virginia," c. 1998.



Cosmopolitan, August, 1999, p. 200; January, 2000, p. 44.

Details, December, 1997, pp. 176-77.

GQ, June, 1997, p. 204.

InStyle, October 1, 1998, p. 195; April 1, 2000, p. 372.

Interview, August, 2000, p. 36.

Movieline, September, 1999, pp. 54-55.

Natural Living Today, December, 1997, pp. 84-89, 94-95.

New Woman, December, 1995, p. 42.

People Weekly, October 12, 1998, p. 61.

Soap Opera Digest, February 13, 1996, pp. 58-59.

Starlog, May, 1995.