Sunny Mabrey was born in Gadsden, Alabama to Estra Reynolds and Larry Mabrey. At four years old, her family relocated to Rainbow City where she grew up and attended Southside High School as a clarinet player and was a majorette in the Panther Band. She graduated early from high school in 1993 at age seveenteen and was studying at Gadsden State Community College when her potential as a model was encouraged by one of her mother's old classmates. After travelling to Orlando, Florida for a photo shoot, Sunny accepted modeling work in Miami and Paris. She came back to the United States to complete her education, earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Mobile, majoring in theater and minoring in art, and then resumed her modeling career. She was the focus of The Gap's khakis advertisement in a campaign shot by Steven Meisel; one of the world's top fashion photographers, which helped to launch her film career.
Her first movie role was in the 2002 teen comedy film The New Guy, starring DJ Qualls, Elisha Dushku, Zooey Deschanel and Lyle Lovett. Sunny was also in xXx: State of the Union, Snakes on a Plane, A Midsummer Night's Rave, One Last Thing..., San Saba, Not Since You, Repo, The Child and Teacher of the Year. In television, she has had guest roles on The Closer and In Plain Sight, followed up by a recurring role on Memphis Beat in 2010 and a 2009 appearance on Mad Men. Her other television credits through the years have included LateLine, Angel, CSI: Miami, House, Windfall, Final Approach, Without a Trace Monk, Desperate Housewives and Rules of Engagement.
- Sang for her Gadsden-based church, Dwight Baptist, and also participated in college chorale.
- Likes writing, doing sketch comedy and playing guitar.
- Her former band was called The Memory Thief.
|Once Upon a Time: Season Three|
|"The Heart of the Truest Believer":||"Lost Girl":||"Quite a Common Fairy":||"Nasty Habits":||"Good Form":||"Ariel":||"Dark Hollow":||"Think Lovely Thoughts":||"Save Henry":||"The New Neverland":||"Going Home":|
|"New York City Serenade":||"Witch Hunt":||"The Tower":||"Quiet Minds":||"It's Not Easy Being Green":||"The Jolly Roger":||"Bleeding Through":||"A Curious Thing":||"Kansas":||"Snow Drifts":||"There's No Place Like Home":|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120731/STYLE/120729859?p=1&tc=pg
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120731/STYLE/120729859?p=4&tc=pg
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120731/STYLE/120729859?p=2&tc=pg
- ↑ http://www.gadsdentimes.com/article/20120731/STYLE/120729859?p=3&tc=pg
- ↑ http://www.eonline.com/news/333119/ethan-embry-and-sunny-mabrey-divorcing