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Nona Gaye is a Actor American born on 4 september 1974 at Washington, D.C. (USA)

Nona Gaye

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Birth name Nona Marvisa Gaye
Nationality USA
Birth 4 september 1974 (44 years) at Washington, D.C. (USA)

Nona Marvisa Gaye (born September 4, 1974) is an American singer, former fashion model, and actress. The daughter of soul music legend Marvin Gaye and granddaughter of jazz great Slim Gaillard, she began her career as a vocalist in the early 1990s. As an actress, she is best known for her portrayal of Zee in the 2003 science fiction films The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.

Biography

Early life and career
Gaye is the only daughter of singer Marvin Gaye and his wife Janis Gaye. She is Marvin's second child – her brother Marvin III (sometimes referred to as Marvin Gaye, Jr.) was from Gaye's first marriage while her younger brother Frankie was born within a year after her. As a baby, Nona was brought out on stage by her father during a concert. At eight, she formally introduced her father on Soul Train during a tribute episode to the singer.

Gaye released her first album, Love for the Future, on Atlantic Records in 1992, a month after her 18th birthday. The album featured the top 20 hit "I'm Overjoyed" as well as "The Things That We All Do For Love". The following year, Gaye was named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People. She signed to Ford Modeling Agency in 1994, and became the new face of Armani.

For three years, Gaye both collaborated with and dated singer-songwriter Prince. During this time, she recorded at least four songs with him. A duet, "1000 Hugs and Kisses" and solo track, "Snowman" are currently unreleased, but have made their way into circulation amongst fans. Another duet, "Love Sign", was released on the 1-800-NEW-FUNK compilation album in 1994, along with another track with no Prince contribution, "A Woman's Gotta Have It". Gaye provided backing vocals on "We March" for Prince's 1995 album, The Gold Experience, and on the title track to the Girl 6 soundtrack, released in 1996. Gaye has candidly admitted that during this time she had a long personal battle with drug abuse, which she successfully kicked in 1996.

In addition to these projects, she starred in a Prince-produced European TV special called The Beautiful Experience, consisting of a loose storyline to promote new material from Prince (most of which would be released at some point over the next few years).


Later career
Gaye appeared alongside other artists to re-record and release her father's single "What's Going On" for AIDS research in 2001. That same year, she began her acting career, debuting in Michael Mann's Ali. In 2002, she replaced Aaliyah, who died in a plane crash shortly after the filming of the Matrix sequels began, for the role of Zee, the wife of Harold Perrineau's character Link.

At one point, she worked with R. Kelly on two as-yet-released singles, "Work It" & "Just Because", which interpolates the Gap Band's "Oops Upside Your Head".

In July 2006, Gaye was added to the cast of Law & Order: Criminal Intent as a replacement for Courtney B. Vance as the new Assistant District Attorney. However, just as the series began production for its sixth season, she left the show, citing "creative differences". Gaye was replaced by Theresa Randle, who left after filming only two shows.

In 2008, three previously recorded tracks by Gaye appeared for sale at AmieStreet.com in EP form. The EP was entitled Language of Love and contains the tracks "Quarter To Three" and "Midas Lover", along with the title track.

Best films

The Polar Express (2004)
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Filmography of Nona Gaye (9 films)

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Actress

Blood and Bone, 1h33
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Martial arts
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Gangster films
Actors Michael Jai White, Julian Sands, Eamonn Walker, Dante Basco, Nona Gaye, Shannon Kane
Roles Tamara
Rating67% 3.350163.350163.350163.350163.35016
Fresh out of prison, Isaiah Bone moves to Los Angeles, where underground fights are being held. One night, after watching a match involving local champion Hammerman, Bone makes a deal with promoter Pinball to get him into the fight scene for 20% of his earnings; 40% if Pinball puts his own money on the line. On that same night, Bone encounters mob boss James and his girlfriend Angela Soto. Bone enters his first underground fight and quickly defeats his opponent with only two kicks. Pinball explains to Bone that Angela was previously married, but James set up her husband Danny on a triple-homicide, sending him to jail. When James learned that she was pregnant, he had her undergo an abortion. Since then, Angela has fallen into drug addiction.
Crash
Crash (2005)
, 1h52
Directed by Paul Haggis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Themes Films about racism, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Gangster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle, Karina Arroyave, Matt Dillon, Jennifer Esposito, Brendan Fraser
Roles Karen
Rating77% 3.8988953.8988953.8988953.8988953.898895
Today The film begins with commentary by passenger Detective Graham Waters (Don Cheadle) having suffered a car accident with his partner Ria (Jennifer Esposito). He mentions that the denizens of Los Angeles have lost their "sense of touch." Ria and the driver of the other car, Kim Lee, exchange racially charged insults. When Waters exits the car, he arrives at a police investigation crime scene concerning the discovery of "a dead kid."
The Gospel
The Gospel (2005)
, 1h45
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about religion
Actors Boris Kodjoe, Idris Elba, Clifton Powell, Nona Gaye, Omar Gooding, Tamyra Gray
Roles Charlene
Rating44% 2.2078652.2078652.2078652.2078652.207865
David Taylor est le fils du pasteur Fred Taylor et chante dans la chorale de l’église chrétienne évangélique dont son père est pasteur. Il est très ami avec Frank, qui est amoureux de sa cousine Charlene. David est un garçon zélé mais lorsque sa mère fait un malaise et meurt à l’hôpital, il blâme son père de ne pas avoir été proche d'elle pendant son agonie.
XXX: State of the Union, 1h41
Directed by Lee Tamahori
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Spy films
Actors Ice Cube, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Peter Strauss, Samuel L. Jackson, Xzibit
Roles Lola Jackson
Rating44% 2.20232.20232.20232.20232.2023
In Virginia, a rancher discovers dead bodies over his farm and decides to investigate. As he finds more bodies, he is killed by one of the assailants himself. Meanwhile, attackers use special explosives to break into an NSA bunker beneath the horse farm. There, NSA Agent Augustus Gibbons fends off the attackers before barely escaping himself. Sergeant Alabama "Bama" Cobb is later revealed to be responsible for the attack on the bunker. After escaping the attack, Toby Shavers, Gibbons's assistant, informs that, with the attack on the NSA bunker, Cobb also had Xander Cage, the XXX agent, assassinated in Bora Bora. To find a new substitute, Gibbons meets with Lt. Darius Stone (Ice Cube), a former U.S Navy officer, who is currently serving 9 of his 20 years sentence in Leavenworth for disobeying orders and breaking General George Deckert's jaw, who is now a rogue Secretary of Defense.
The Polar Express, 1h40
Directed by Robert Zemeckis
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Christmas films, Transport films, Rail transport films, Musical films, Children's films, Santa Claus in film
Actors Tom Hanks, Daryl Sabara, Josh Hutcherson, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Eddie Deezen
Roles Hero Girl (voice)
Rating65% 3.2999753.2999753.2999753.2999753.299975
On Christmas Eve in the late-1950s, a boy witnesses a train called the Polar Express that is about to embark to the North Pole. When the boy examines the engine, the conductor lets him board the train. The boy meets other children, including a girl and a know-it-all kid. When the train picks up Billy, the hero boy applies the emergency brakes. Billy initially declines to board but changes his mind. The conductor summons a waiter team, who give the children hot chocolate, and the girl stows away one cup under her seat to give to Billy, who is alone in the observation car. The girl and conductor deliver the hot chocolate cup to Billy until the hero boy discovers the girl’s ticket is unpunched. He loses it before he can return it. After the ticket is abused by the wind and animals, it slips back in the train. The girl explains her lost ticket, and the conductor considers ejecting her before taking her for a walk on the top of the train instead. The hero boy locates the lost ticket and pursues them.
The Matrix Reloaded, 2h12
Directed by Lana et Lilly Wachowski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Films about computing, Philosophie, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Aviation films, Motocyclette, Films set in the future, Martial arts films, Political films, Kung fu films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Harold Perrineau, Jr., Monica Bellucci
Roles Zee
Rating71% 3.5978553.5978553.5978553.5978553.597855
Six months after the events of the first film, Neo and Trinity are now lovers. Morpheus receives a message from Captain Niobe of the Logos calling an emergency meeting of all of Zion's ships. Zion has confirmed the last transmission of the Osiris: an army of Sentinels is tunneling towards Zion and will reach it within 72 hours. Commander Lock orders all ships to return to Zion to prepare for the onslaught, but Morpheus asks one ship to remain in order to contact the Oracle. The Caduceus receives a message from the Oracle, and the Nebuchadnezzar ventures out so Neo can contact her. One of the Caduceus crew, Bane, encounters Agent Smith, who takes over Bane's avatar. Smith then uses this avatar to leave the Matrix, gaining control of Bane's real body.
The Matrix Revolutions, 2h9
Directed by Lana et Lilly Wachowski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about computing, Philosophie, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Aviation films, Films set in the future, Martial arts films, Films about disabilities, Political films, Kung fu films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett Smith, Monica Bellucci
Roles Zee
Rating66% 3.348893.348893.348893.348893.34889
Neo and Bane lie unconscious in the medical bay of the ship Hammer. Meanwhile, Neo finds his digital self trapped in a virtual subway station—-named, "Mobil Ave.", "mobil", being an anagram for "limbo"-a transition zone between the Matrix and the Machine City. In that subway station, he meets a "family" of programs, including a girl named Sati, whose father tells Neo the subway is controlled by the Trainman, an exiled program loyal to the Merovingian. When Neo tries to board a train with the family, the Trainman refuses and overpowers him.
Ali
Ali (2001)
, 2h37
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about racism, Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Le boxe anglaise
Actors Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver, Jeffrey Wright
Roles Belinda Ali
Rating67% 3.3995253.3995253.3995253.3995253.399525
The film begins with Cassius Clay, Jr. (Will Smith) before his championship debut against then heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. In the pre-fight weigh-in Clay heavily taunts Liston (such as calling Liston a "big ugly bear"). In the fight Clay is able to dominate the early rounds of the match, but halfway through the fight Clay complains of a burning feeling in his eyes (implying that Liston has tried to cheat) and says he is unable to continue. However, his trainer/manager Angelo Dundee (Ron Silver) gets him to keep fighting. Once Clay is able to see again he easily dominates the fight and right before round seven Liston quits, therefore making Cassius Clay the second youngest heavyweight champion at the time after Floyd Patterson. Clay spends valued time with Malcolm X (Peebles) and the two decide to take a trip to Africa.
Harlem Nights, 1h56
Directed by Eddie Murphy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Themes Films about music and musicians, Hip hop films, Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Eddie Murphy, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Richard Pryor, Michael Lerner, Della Reese
Roles Patron
Rating59% 2.99982.99982.99982.99982.9998
In Harlem, New York, 1918, Sugar Ray has a dice game. Nearly killed by an angry customer, Ray is saved when seven-year-old errand boy "Quick" shoots the man. After being told that his parents are dead, Ray decides to raise Quick.