Gilles Marini poses for Frankie Tease Magazine at the kick-off of Winter in Venice at the Vegas Venetian. Marini appeared with his wife and children. His daughter took to the Venetian's skate rink for some fun, and his family posed outdoors on the Winter Queen's podium for the holiday festivities and posed with fans for photos. Gilles is famous for his part on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" where he won 2nd place in 2009. He also played a role of Dante in "Sex and the City", as well as many other prominent television series. Winter in Venice goes through Jan.6, 2013 at the Vegas Venetian with free festivities outdoors, and related shows at the theaters. See a full detail of the making of "Winter in Venice" in "Best of Frankie Tease Magazine Vol.2, out Jan. 2013.