Vanessa L. Williams

Birthday: Mar 18, 1963
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Started performing with the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus when she was 11, and remained a member for five years. Nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special for 2002 made-for-TV drama Our America. Penned a book of prose and poetry titled Shine, and has also had writing published in Essence magazine. Broadway appearances include roles in the musical Sarafina! and the play Mule Bone.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
90% When Marnie Was There Hisako 2015
No Score Yet The Best of the Boston Pops Actor 2015
No Score Yet Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic Actor 2015
No Score Yet The Trip to Bountiful Jessie Mae Watts 2014
40% He's Way More Famous Than You Vanessa Williams 2013
15% Temptation Janice 2013
15% Delhi Safari Begam (English version) 2012
No Score Yet A Mother's Love Actor 2011
No Score Yet Tapped Actor 2009
41% Imagine That Lori Struthers 2009
44% Hannah Montana: The Movie Vita 2009
No Score Yet Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies - Its Movie Time! Actor 2008
17% And Then Came Love Julie Davidson Executive Producer 2007
No Score Yet Angels Can't Help But Laugh Actor 2007
No Score Yet Rehearsing a Dream Actor 2006
30% My Brother L'Tisha Morton 2006
No Score Yet Love Songs 2 Actor 2005
No Score Yet Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of the Tony Awards Into the Woods 2005
No Score Yet #1 Country Hits: Country Love Songs Actor 2005
6% Johnson Family Vacation Dorothy Johnson 2004
No Score Yet Sesame Street: What's the Name of That Song Actor 2004
No Score Yet Black Listed J.W. 2003
No Score Yet Santa, Baby Alicia 2003
57% Like Mike Pharmacist 2002
No Score Yet Keep the Faith, Baby Hazel Scott 2002
No Score Yet Our America Sandra 2002
No Score Yet Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives Actor 2002
No Score Yet WW3 Blake 2001
No Score Yet A Diva's Christmas Carol Ebony Scrooge 2000
68% Shaft Carmen Vasquez 2000
No Score Yet Don Quixote Dulcinea/Aldonza 2000
No Score Yet The Courage to Love Henriette Delille Executive Producer 2000
39% Light It Up Audrey McDonald 1999
77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Queen of Trash 1999
No Score Yet Incognito Wilhelmina 1999
No Score Yet It's Black Entertainment Host 1999
No Score Yet Futuresport (Future Sport) Alex Torres 1998
51% Dance with Me Ruby 1998
81% Soul Food Teri 1997
43% Hoodlum Francine Hughes 1997
No Score Yet The Odyssey Calypso 1997
35% Eraser Lee Cullen 1996
No Score Yet Under the Gun (Iron Fist) Samantha Richards 1995
No Score Yet Bye Bye Birdie Rosie Alvarez 1995
No Score Yet Sidney Sheldon's 'Nothing Lasts Forever' Dr. Kat Hunter 1995
73% Candyman Anne-Marie 1992
22% Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man Lulu 1991
11% Another You Gloria 1991
77% New Jack City Keisha 1991
No Score Yet The Kid Who Loved Christmas Actor 1990
No Score Yet Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Terri Knight 1990
No Score Yet Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal Valentine 1989
57% The Pick-Up Artist Rae 1987

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet American Style
2019
Appearing
  • 2019
No Score Yet Milo Murphy's Law
2016
Voice
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet The Talk
2010
Guest Host
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2013
  • 2012
63% Me, Myself & I
2017
Kelly Frasier
  • 2018
56% Daytime Divas
2017
Maxine Robinson
  • 2017
95% Difficult People
2015-2017
Trish
  • 2017
87% Modern Family
2009
  • 2017
No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen
2009
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet The View
1997
Guest
  • 2017
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
89% The Flash
2014
Francine
  • 2016
  • 2015
No Score Yet Live From Lincoln Center
2000-2017
Julie
  • 2015
96% The Good Wife
2009-2016
Courtney Paige Courtney Boalt
  • 2015
No Score Yet The Chew
2011
Guest
  • 2014
  • 2012
  • 2011
57% 666 Park Avenue
2012-2013
Olivia Doran
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
Performer
  • 2013
  • 2003
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2012
70% RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
2012
Judge
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show
2003
Guest
  • 2012
  • 2010
  • 2007
66% Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
Renee Perry
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
No Score Yet RuPaul's Drag Race
2009-2018
Judge
  • 2011
No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are?
2010
Appearing
  • 2011
  • 2010
96% Ugly Betty
2006-2010
Wilhemina Slater Wilhelmina Slater
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
10% Knight Rider
2008-2009
Ambassador Olara Kumali
  • 2009
No Score Yet Lincoln Heights
2007-2009
Naomi Bradshaw
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
Crystal Stacy
  • 2007
15% South Beach
2006
Elizabeth Bauer
  • 2006
No Score Yet MADtv
1995-2009
Guest
  • 2004
No Score Yet Boomtown
2002-2003
Katherine Pierce Det. Katherine Pierce
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Ally McBeal
1997-2002
Sheila Hunt
  • 2002
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Pretender
1996-2000
Denise Clements
  • 1998
  • 1996
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
Performer
  • 1998
  • 1992
No Score Yet Melrose Place
1992-1999
Rhonda Blair
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1993
  • 1992
No Score Yet Chicago Hope
1994-2000
Carr Dr. Grace Carr
  • 1996
87% Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
1993-1999
Arandis
  • 1996
No Score Yet Living Single
1993-1998
Princess
  • 1995
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Kyra Jeeter
  • 1995
No Score Yet The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
1990-1996
Dani Mitchell
  • 1992
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Vera
  • 1990

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