Garcelle was born in Haiti. Her mother, Maria Claire, was a teacher
who moved Garcelle and her six older children to Massachusetts
after a divorce from her father, Axel, four years prior. At age 16,
the family moved again to Miami. At 17, Garcelle pursued a modeling
career in New York. She got a break on Aaron Spelling's tv show,
"Models, Inc.". She then joined L.A.'s comedy troupe, The
Groundlings. She became engaged to her agent, Mike Nilon. She was
formerly married to producer Daniel Saunders for 6-1/2 years with
whom she had a son, Oliver (B. 1992).
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).