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Gloria Reuben (born June 9, 1964 in Toronto) is a Canadian film actress.
Her Jamaican mother was a gospel singer. She is a biracial Jamaican Canadian, not African-American. She began learning piano as a child and studied later music technique and theory, ballet and jazz at the Canadian Royal Conservatory. Her career as an actress was triggered by a few jobs as model and TV ad appearances. She is best known for her role as Jeanie Boulet, an AIDS stricken worker in the hospital. She was a guest star throughout season 1 on ER and was elevated to full time cast member towards the end of season 2. She continued that role until season 6, when she departed the show. She later sang back up for Tina Turner during one of her tours.
In 1996 she was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.
Reuben is the sister of Denis Simpson, an actor and children's television host.