Gillian Iliana White (born Gillian Iliana Waters) is an American actress. She attended Howard University as an honors student, where she majored in Human Communication and Dramatic Arts. Gillian's first break into acting was as the titular character in LL Cool J's video Hey Lover featuring Boyz II Men. She then appeared as Dr. Dre's wife and tango partner in his music video Been There, Done That. She has been featured in small parts of many well known films (Def Jam's How to Be a Player, Jackie Brown and Bamboozled) and has guest starred on television series Days of Our Lives, Martin, Arli$$, The Wayans Bros, My Wife and Kids and Ghost Whisperer. Gillian starred as the temptress Amazon warrior, Amoria, in the syndicated show Xena: Warrior Princess. She may be best known for her recurring role on the long-running soap opera Days of Our Lives and as Amoria on Xena: Warrior Princess. She has guest starred on the popular television show, Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat and on the big screen as the female lead in Sony Productions action film Never Back Down 3, opposite her husband Michael Jai White. She currently will be seen as the recurring character US Press Secretary, Diane Wilmont on Tyler Perry’s The Oval , The Young and The Restless as Councilwoman Tammy Diamond and guest starring as Tanya on the hit ABC series “Black-ish”. Look for her in the Netflix Universal Pictures action film Welcome To Sudden Death playing a kick ass, deadly terrorist. In Spring 2021, Gillian will be showcased in her first lead role in the action thriller Take Back also starring Mickey Rourke, Michael Jai White and James Russo.