Courtney Mokarow
Born
Courtney Ann Gibbs[1]

(1966-08-20) August 20, 1966 (age 55)[1]
Other namesCourtney Gibbs-Mokarow
Courtney Gibbs-Eplin
Courtney Gibbs
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Spouse(s)Tom Eplin (1991–1995)
Kevin Mokarow (1999–present)
ChildrenGrayson Mokarow (born 2000) Everett Mokarow (born 2007)
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleMiss Texas USA 1988
Miss USA 1988
Major
competition(s)
Miss USA 1988
(Winner)
Miss Universe 1988
(Top 10)

Courtney Ann Gibbs-Mokarow (née Gibbs; born August 20, 1966) is an American actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 1988 and Top 10 semifinalist at Miss Universe 1988.

Miss USA

Born to Charles Gaylord Gibbs and Susan Eckardt-Gibbs,[1] Mokarow participated in the 1988 Miss USA pageant as Miss Texas USA, winning the title and becoming the fourth of five consecutive winners from Texas during the 1980s.[2]

At the 1988 Miss Universe pageant, she placed first in the preliminary competition, ninth in semifinal interview, eighth in swimsuit and sixth in evening gown, finishing her participation in eighth place.[3]

Life after Miss USA

Following her pageantry career, Mokarow married former Another World star Tom Eplin and went into acting, portraying Assistant District Attorney Galen Henderson on All My Children for a brief time in 1992.[4]

In 1999, she married husband Kevin,[5] a Dallas businessman,[6] with whom she has one son, Grayson,[7] and one daughter, Evelyn.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
All My Children Galen Henderson
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Luigi's Girlfriend
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano Saleswoman
1991 DEA Chaya
1992 The Naked Truth Misty Blue / Joanne

References

  1. ^ a b c "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 28 November 2010.
  2. ^ "The look that keeps on winning". The Dallas Morning News. March 3, 1988. Retrieved 28 October 2010.
  3. ^ "New Miss Universe". Orlando Sentinel. May 24, 1988. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  4. ^ "General Hospital courting two alumni". Rocky Mountain News. April 5, 1992. Retrieved 21 November 2010. After less than six weeks in Pine Valley, Courtney Gibbs-Eplin has left her All My Children role as prosecutor Galen Henderson.
  5. ^ "Farewell Kim Dawson". The Dallas Morning News. April 3, 2010. Archived from the original on April 8, 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  6. ^ "Polo field of dreams takes form". The Dallas Morning News. December 15, 1998. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  7. ^ "Symposium visitors" (PDF). The Journal. February 28, 2008. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 December 2010. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
Awards and achievements Preceded byMichelle Royer Miss Texas USA 1988 Succeeded byGretchen Polhemus Media offices Preceded byTerry Murphy and Deborah Shelton Miss USA color commentator(with Leeza Gibbons) 1993 Succeeded byArthel Neville and Laura Harring