H. Alexander Robinson

Black LGBT History Day 13: Marcellas Reynolds

Filed By H. Alexander Robinson | February 13, 2008 8:42 AM | comments

Filed in: Gay Icons and History, Media
Tags: Black Gay History, black history, black LGBT, Marcellas Reynolds

MARCELLASHEADSHOT 2.jpgTV host and celebrity fashion stylist Marcellas Reynolds first appeared on TV screens as the quick-witted, hilariously outspoken house guest on CBS' summer sensation, Big Brother.

Marcellas' one-liners and surprising comments won the hearts of millions of viewers. Marcellas has since made numerous television appearances on shows including The Tyra Banks Show, Style Network's How Do I Look , E! News Daily , BET's ground-breaking make-over series, Remixed and is host/producer of Style Network's newest hit, Shop Like A Star.

Before his television career, Marcellas was no stranger to being on film. For over 10 years, he was represented by such prestigious model agencies as Ford (worldwide), Beatrice (Milan) and Goodfellas (London), relocating him to the top fashion capitals of the world. Marcellas has worked for designers BCBG, Brioni, Tommy Hilfiger, Guy Larouche, Ralph Lauren and Nautica. Marcellas has been shot by some of the world's most famous photographers including Norman Jean Roy, Carter Smith and Bruce Weber.

An accomplished fashion stylist and art director, Marcellas has worked with some of Hollywood's hottest stars including Eddie Cibrian, Shannon Elizabeth, Emmy Award winner Jennifer Finnigan, Rebecca Hall (The Prestige), David Schwimmer and Justin Timberlake. His work has appeared in numerous publications including Angeleno Magazine, British Vogue, High Roller, Self, Teen Prom and YM.

Residing in Beverly Hills, Ca., Marcellas currently works with several charity foundations, including Animal Avengers, The Trevor Project and Project Angel Food.

[Editor's note:] This post is part of a series celebrating Black History Month and the Black LGBT experience. The information in this profile was gathered by the National Black Justice Coalition.


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