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Vanessa Williams

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American pop-R&B recording artist, producer, dancer, model and actress. In 1983, she became the first woman of African-American descent to be crowned Miss America, but a scandal caused her to relinquish her title early. Williams rebounded by launching a career as an entertainer, earning Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominations. Williams released her debut album The Right Stuff in 1988, which spawned the hits The Right Stuff , a #1 on Hot Dance Songs, and Dreamin' a #1 on R&B and #8 on Billboard Hot 100. Her second studio album The Comfort Zone in 1991 topped the Billboard R&B Album Chart, which spawned the number-one hit Save the Best for Last. In 1994 she debut on Broadway in the musical Kiss of the Spider Woman.In 1995 she recorded Oscar-winner for Best Original Song from the Disney animated feature film Pocahontas the song Colors of the Wind,which reached #4 on Billboard Hot 100. Williams's first acting role was as the star of the feature film Eraser in 1996. She also starred in the movies Soul Food, Dance with Me, The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, Shaft and Johnson Family Vacation. From 2006 to 2010 she played the role of self-absorbed diva and former supermodel Wilhelmina Slater in the ABC comedy series Ugly Betty. In 2009, Williams released her eighth studio album, The Real Thing. In 2010 she joined the ensemble cast of the series Desperate Housewives as spoiled rich woman Renee Perry. Description above from the Wikipedia article Vanessa L. Williams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Nascut:
Mar 18, 1963 in Tarrytown, New York, USA
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
71
Primul film:
In series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Ultimul film:
Film The Man from Earth: Holocene 2017-06-10
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of A Mother's Love
Poster of The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Poster of The Bachelorette
Poster of Miss America
Filme in care a jucat
Film The Man from Earth: Holocene Carolyn 2017-06-10
Film The Secret She Kept Beverly 2016-07-10
Film Swim Little Fish Swim Naked Artist Throwing Ping Pong Balls on Mouse Traps 2014-01-22
Film The Trip to Bountiful Jessie Mae Watts 2014-03-08
Film Raising Izzie Tonya 2013-08-06
Film He's Way More Famous Than You Vanessa Williams 2013-05-10
Film Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Janice 2013-03-29
Film Delhi Safari Begum (voice: English version) 2012-10-19
Serial 666 Park Avenue Olivia Doran 2012-09-30
Film A Mother's Love 2011-02-22
Film Hannah Montana: The Movie Vita 2009-04-10
Film Imagine That Lori Strother 2009-06-19
Film Contradictions of the Heart Lea 2009-06-01
Film Flirting with Forty Kristine 2008-12-06
Serial The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
Serial Shear Genius Unknown 2007-04-11
Film And Then Came Love Julie 2007-01-01
Film Ice Spiders Dr. April Sommers 2007-01-01
Film My Brother L'Tisha Morton 2006-01-01
Film Rehearsing a Dream 2006-08-25
Serial Ugly Betty Willhelmina Slater 2006-09-28
Film Broadway's Lost Treasures III - The Best of the Tony Awards Herself 2005-08-07
Serial Desperate Housewives Renee Perry 2004-10-03
Film Johnson Family Vacation Dorothy Johnson 2004-04-07
Serial The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Film Black Listed J.W. 2003-01-21
Serial The Bachelorette Unknown 2003-01-08
Serial Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Film Santa, Baby! Alicia (voice) 2001-12-17
Film A Diva's Christmas Carol Ebony Scrooge 2000-12-13
Film Don quichotte Lady Dulcinea 2000-10-23
Film Shaft Carmen Vasquez 2000-06-15
Film Don Quixote Dulcinea / Aldonza 2000-04-08
Film The Courage to Love Mother Henriette Delille 2000-01-24
Film Incognito Wilhelmina Hunter 1999-09-17
Film Light It Up Audrey McDonald 1999-11-04
Film The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Queen of Trash 1999-10-01
Serial Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
Serial L.A. Doctors Dr. Leanne Barrows 1998-09-21
Film Dance with Me Ruby Sinclair 1998-08-21
Serial LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Film Futuresport Alexandra 'Alex' Torres 1998-01-09
Serial The Odyssey Calypso 1997-05-17
Film The Odyssey Calypso 1997-05-18
Serial The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film Hoodlum Francine Hughes 1997-08-27
Film Soul Food Teri 1997-09-26
Film Mother Donna 1996-12-25
Serial Jungle Cubs Unknown 1996-10-05
Film Eraser Lee Cullen 1996-06-21
Film Bye Bye Birdie Rose Alvarez 1995-12-03
Film Nothing Lasts Forever Dr. Kathy 'Kat' Hunter 1995-11-04
Serial MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Film Drop Squad Mali 1994-10-28
Serial Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Serial The Jacksons: An American Dream Suzanne de Passe 1992-11-15
Film Candyman Anne-Marie McCoy 1992-09-11
Film Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Lulu Daniels 1991-08-23
Film Another You Gloria 1991-07-26
Film New Jack City Keisha 1991-03-08
Serial The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Film Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Terri Knight 1990-05-20
Film Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal Valentine Hayward 1989-01-01
Film Under the Gun Samantha Richards 1988-04-25
Film The Pick-up Artist Rae, Girl with Dog 1987-09-18
Serial Partners in Crime Unknown 1984-09-27
Serial Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Serial T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Serial Miss America 1954-09-18
Serial The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18