Denise "Coco" Austin (born as Nicole Natalie Marrow on March 17, 1979), sometimes commonly known as "Coco Austin", "Coco", "Coco Marie Austin", "Coco Marie" or "Coco-T", is an American actress, dancer, glamour model and web personality. She has been married to rapper-actor Ice-T since January 2002.
Coco Austin was born in Tarzana, California, and raised in nearby Palos Verdes. She has Serbian ancestry through maternal grandparents born in Serbia and has a younger sister. She grew up as a tomboy, riding quads and playing football. Austin began dancing (jazz, tap and ballet) around that time as well. At 18, Austin began specializing in swimsuit, lingerie and body modeling, for calendars, catalogs and videos. She won the 1998 Miss Ujena contest in Mexico. In 2001, Austin began working events and parties at the Playboy Mansion. She later went on to appear in low-budget R-rated films as well as guest-star on various reality TV shows.
For the L&O universe, Coco played various characters on three Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episodes. These episodes "Head", "Fight" and "Theatre Tricks" had her playing a Porn Queen, Traci Bell and Venus all respectively.