Gabrielle Anwar was born in Laleham, Middlesex, England on 4th February 1970. She attended the Laleham Church of England Primary and Middle School from 1975 to 1982. After leaving school she then studied at a London drama and dance school. She made her film debut in "Manifesto" in 1988. She has also made many TV movies and appeared in numerous individual episodes of TV dramas. While working in London, she met actor Craig Sheffer, and moved with him to America. Anwar and Sheffer have co-starred in a number of Hollywood movies together, such as In Pursuit of Honor, The Grave, Turbulence 3: Heavy Metal, Flying Virus, Save It for Later, Water Under the Bridge, and Long Lost Son. Gabrielle has a daughter, Willow, born in 1993, with whom she appeared in the film "Daddy Who?" in 1999, Willow's father is Craig Sheffer. Her other major Hollywood movies include the acclaimed films Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken, Scent of a Woman, Body Snatchers, For Love of Money, and The Three Musketeers. Gabrielle's second relationship was to actor John Verea; the couple had a son and daughter together before divorcing. Gabrielle was voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in 1993 by People magazine.