Vanessa L. Williams

Highest Rated:
80% Soul Food (1997)
Lowest Rated:
6% Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Birthday:
Mar 18
Birthplace:
Bronx, New York, USA
Bio:
The roller coaster career of actress and singer Vanessa L. Williams provides an excellent example of fortitude, resilience, and real talent winning out over adversity. In 1983, Williams made history when she was the first black woman to be chosen Miss America. For a time she was the country's…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
The Trip to Bountiful
  • Actor
-- 2014
15% Temptation
  • Janice
$51.9M 2013
44% He's Way More Famous Than You
  • Vanessa Williams
-- 2013
17% Delhi Safari
  • Begam
-- 2012
Raising Izzie
  • Actor
-- 2012
44% Hannah Montana: The Movie
  • Vita
$79.5M 2009
Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies - Its Movie Time!
  • Actor
-- 2008
Flirting with Forty
  • Actor
-- 2008
Angels Can't Help but Laugh
  • Actor
-- 2007
15% And Then Came Love
  • Julie
-- 2007
30% My Brother
  • L'Tisha Morton
-- 2006
Love Songs 2
  • Actor
-- 2005
#1 Country Hits: Country Love Songs
  • Actor
-- 2005
Broadway's Lost Treasures III
  • Into the Woods
-- 2005
Sesame Street: What's the Name of That Song
  • Actor
-- 2004
Vanessa Williams - 20th Century Masters
  • Actor
-- 2004
Courage To Love
  • Actor
-- 2004
6% Johnson Family Vacation
  • Dorothy Johnson
$31.0M 2004
Santa, Baby!
  • Actor
-- 2003
Unchained Memories: Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
Black Listed
  • Actor
-- 2002
Our America
  • Director
-- 2002
Keep the Faith, Baby
  • Actor
-- 2002
Unchained Memories - Readings from the Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
WW3 (Winds of Terror)
  • Actor
-- 2001
Don Quixote
  • Dulcinea
-- 2000
Afrocentricity
  • Actor
-- 2000
68% Shaft
  • Carmen Vasquez
$70.3M 2000
A Diva's Christmas Carol
  • Ebony Scrooge
-- 2000
Our Favorite Things - Christmas in Vienna
  • Actor
-- 2000
The Courage to Love
  • Actor
-- 2000
Christmas is Coming - Rob Mathes and Very Special Friends
  • Actor
-- 1999
77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
  • Queen of Trash
-- 1999
38% Light It Up
  • Audrey McDonald
-- 1999
It's Black Entertainment!
  • Host
-- 1999
50% Dance with Me
  • Ruby Sinclair
-- 1998
Futuresport (Future Sport)
  • Actor
-- 1998
Pavarotti and Friends - For The Children Of Liberia
  • Actor
-- 1998
45% Hoodlum
  • Francine Hughes
-- 1997
80% Soul Food
  • Teri
-- 1997
The Odyssey
  • Calypso
-- 1997
36% Eraser
  • Lee Cullen
  • Director
-- 1996
Images & Realities: African American Family
  • Actor
-- 1996
People
  • Actor
-- 1995
Under the Gun (Iron Fist)
  • Samantha Richards
-- 1995
Bye Bye Birdie
  • Rose Alvarez
-- 1995
14% Drop Squad
  • Director
-- 1994
The Jacksons: An American Dream
  • Suzanne de Passe
-- 1992
11% Another You
  • Gloria
-- 1991
24% Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
  • Lulu Daniels
-- 1991
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer
  • Terri Knight
-- 1990
Kid Who Loved Christmas
  • Actor
-- 1990
Full Exposure - The Sex Tapes Scandal
  • Valentine
-- 1989
Under the Gun
  • Actor
-- 1988
55% The Pick-Up Artist
  • Rae
-- 1987
Vanessa Williams - The Right Stuff
  • Actor
--


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
58% 666 Park Avenue
2012-2013
  • Olivia Doran
2012 - 2013
Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
  • Renee Perry
2004 - 2012
Ugly Betty
2006-2010
  • Wilhelmina Slater
  • Wilhelmina Slater
2006 - 2010
60% Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Vera
1990

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Quotes from Vanessa L. Williams's Characters

    1. Vita: I can get her a private jet if she wants.
    2. Hannah Montana/Miley Stewart: Yes! I've always wanted one of those!
    From Hannah Montana: The Movie. Submitted by Alyssa B (6 months ago)
    1. Janice: Can't you just knock. Just the person I want to see have a seat
    2. Judith: No! I wanted to just say thank you for the job but it's going to be my last week.
    3. Janice: No! This is your last day, I just got a call telling me Harley is out of the deal with me and going to open practice with you.
    4. Judith: That's what we are planning to do!
    5. Janice: We? Little Girl you have no idea what you are in for. But I wish you with all the best with your struggle.
    6. Judith: You know I've been meaning to tell you are in a existential identity crisis; I done my research on you spent those two weeks in Paris and now of a sudden with a french accent, we know you from Georgia!
    7. Janice: Bitch you better get your ass out of my office!
    From Temptation. Submitted by Dillon B (16 months ago)
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