Courtney Mokarow
Gibbs as Miss USA 1988
Courtney Ann Gibbs[1]

(1966-08-20) August 20, 1966 (age 57)[1]
Other names
  • Courtney Gibbs-Mokarow
  • Courtney Gibbs-Eplin
  • Courtney Gibbs
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
  • (m. 1991⁠–⁠1995)
  • Kevin Mokarow
    (m. 1999)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBlue
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.


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


  1. ^ a b c "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997". 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. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2010.
  4. ^ "General Hospital courting two alumni". Rocky Mountain News. April 5, 1992. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. 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