Vanessa Williams (V)

Actress | Soundtrack | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
Ugly Betty (2006-2010) | Shaft (2000) | Eraser (1996)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 41 nominations More »
AKA 
Miss America 1984 | Vanessa L. Williams | Vanessa Lynn Williams | Vanessa L Williams  Less
NICKNAMEs  
Van, Ness, V
BORN 
Mar 18, 1963 (age 55)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
Past Film & Video (34 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (65 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Me, Myself and IMe, Myself and I (TV Series) Kelly Frasier (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 2
  • Primary photo for The 25 Songs of ChristmasThe 25 Songs of Christmas (TV Movie) Performer ("What Child Is This? (1580)")  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Modern FamilyModern Family (TV Series) Rhonda (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Milo Murphy's LawMilo Murphy's Law (TV Series) Dr. Eileen Underwood (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 3
  • Primary photo for Difficult PeopleDifficult People (TV Series) Trish (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Daytime DivasDaytime Divas (TV Series) Maxine Robinson (10 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 10
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  • Primary photo for The LibrariansThe Librarians (TV Series) General Cynthia Rockwell (4 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017 4
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  • Primary photo for Beat ShazamBeat Shazam (TV Series) Performer ("Save the Best for Last") (1 episode)  Less 2017–  1
    • Episode #2.6 Performer ("Save the Best for Last")  Less
  • Primary photo for Lip Sync BattleLip Sync Battle (TV Series) Performer ("Save the Best for Last") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Broad CityBroad City (TV Series) Elizabeth Carlton (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Game Over (Mar 2, 2016) Elizabeth Carlton  Less
  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Courtney Paige (4 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 4
    • KSR (Dec 13, 2015) Courtney Paige  Less
    • Discovery (Nov 29, 2015) Courtney Paige  Less
    • Restraint (Nov 22, 2015) Courtney Paige  Less
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  • Primary photo for Live from Lincoln CenterLive from Lincoln Center (TV Series) Julie LaVerne / Graduates / Off Stage Voices (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979–2015 2
  • Primary photo for Royal PainsRoyal Pains (TV Series) Olympia Houston (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for The Mindy ProjectThe Mindy Project (TV Series) Dr. Phillips (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Fantasy LifeFantasy Life (TV Movie) Terry  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Trip to BountifulThe Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie) Jessie Mae Watts  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for 666 Park Avenue666 Park Avenue (TV Series) Olivia Doran (13 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 13
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  • Primary photo for New GirlNew Girl (TV Series) Performer ("Save the Best for Last") (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011–2012 2
    • Parents (Nov 20, 2012) Performer ("Save the Best for Last") (uncredited)  Less
    • Kryptonite (Sep 27, 2011) Performer ("Save the Best for Last") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Phineas and FerbPhineas and Ferb (TV Series) Flight Attendant (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Desperate HousewivesDesperate Housewives (TV Series) Renee Perry (46 episodes, 2010), Performer ("My Funny Valentine") (1 episode, 2011), Performer ("Amazing Grace") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Happy Birthday, Mr. President") (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2012 46
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  • Primary photo for Pan AmPan Am (TV Series) Performer ("The Sweetest Days") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Secrets and Lies (Jan 8, 2012) Performer ("The Sweetest Days")  Less
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Performer ("The Right Stuff") (1 episode, 2011), Herself - Guest Judge (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
    • The Queen Who Mopped X-Mas (Jan 24, 2011) Herself - Guest Judge, Performer ("The Right Stuff")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ugly BettyUgly Betty (TV Series) Wilhelmina Slater (85 episodes, 2006), Performer ("Maneater", "She Acts Like A Woman Should") (1 episode, 2010), Performer ("Rise and Shine") (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("The Way We Were") (1 episode, 2007), Performer ("The Man That Got Away") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2006–2010 85
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  • Primary photo for Mama Mirabelle's Home MoviesMama Mirabelle's Home Movies (TV Series) Mama Mirabelle (28 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2008 28
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  • Primary photo for Patinando por un sueñoPatinando por un sueño (TV Series) Performer ("Colors of the Wind") (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The Beautiful World of Ugly BettyThe Beautiful World of Ugly Betty (TV Movie) Narrator / Wilhelmina Slater  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for South BeachSouth Beach (TV Series) Elizabeth Bauer (8 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 8
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  • Primary photo for Vanessa Williams Christmas: Live by RequestVanessa Williams Christmas: Live by Request (TV Special) Herself, Executive Producer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Beck and CallBeck and Call (TV Short) Zoe  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BoomtownBoomtown (TV Series) Detective Katherine Pierce (6 episodes, 2003)  Less 2003 6
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  • Primary photo for The Proud FamilyThe Proud Family (TV Series) Debra (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The 56th Annual Tony AwardsThe 56th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Herself - Nominee & Performer, Performer ("Into the Woods", "Children Will Listen")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Ally McBealAlly McBeal (TV Series) Sheila Hunt (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Keep the Faith, BabyKeep the Faith, Baby (TV Movie) Hazel Scott  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Santa, Baby!Santa, Baby! (TV Movie) Alicia (voice)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for WW 3WW 3 (TV Movie) M.J. Blake (as Vanessa L. Williams)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for A Diva's Christmas CarolA Diva's Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Ebony Scrooge  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Our Favorite Things: Christmas in ViennaOur Favorite Things: Christmas in Vienna (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Through the Eyes of a Child")  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Don QuixoteDon Quixote (TV Movie) Dulcinea / Aldonza  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Courage to LoveThe Courage to Love (TV Movie) Mother Henriette Delille, Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for L.A. DoctorsL.A. Doctors (TV Series) Dr. Leanne Barrows (3 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 3
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself - Musical Guest (2 episodes, 1992), Performer ("Adeste Fideles") (1 episode, 1998), Performer ("Save the Best for Last", "The Comfort Zone") (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992–1998 2
    • Alec Baldwin/Luciano Pavarotti, Vanessa Williams (Dec 12, 1998) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Adeste Fideles") (uncredited)  Less
    • Woody Harrelson/Vanessa Williams (May 16, 1992) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Save the Best for Last", "The Comfort Zone") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for FuturesportFuturesport (TV Movie) Alex Torres (as Vanessa L. Williams)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The OdysseyThe Odyssey (TV Series) Calypso (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: Deep Space NineStar Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) Arandis (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Academy AwardsThe 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Colors of the Wind")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Vanessa Williams & Friends: Christmas in New YorkVanessa Williams & Friends: Christmas in New York (TV Movie) Herself, Executive Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Performer ("Save the Best For Last") (1 episode, 1995), Herself - Guest (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Episode dated 20 March 1995 (Mar 20, 1995) Herself - Guest, Performer ("Save the Best For Last")  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Performer ("Why Was I Born?") (1 episode, 1995), Herself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Bye Bye BirdieBye Bye Birdie (TV Movie) Rose Alvarez, Performer ("An English Teacher", "A Healthy, Normal American Boy", "Let's Settle Down", "What Did I Ever See in Him?", "Spanish Rose", "Rosie")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Nothing Lasts ForeverNothing Lasts Forever (TV Movie) Dr. Kathy 'Kat' Hunter  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for People: A Musical CelebrationPeople: A Musical Celebration (TV Movie) Soundtrack ("Under the Same Sun")  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every ChildHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) Beauty (1 episode, 1995), Performer ("Wave Goodbye") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Beauty and the Beast (May 21, 1995) Beauty (voice), Performer ("Wave Goodbye")  Less
  • Primary photo for Beavis and Butt-HeadBeavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) Performer ("Work to Do") (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993 1
    • Car Wash (Sep 6, 1993) Performer ("Work to Do")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Danny Mitchell (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for The Jacksons: An American DreamThe Jacksons: An American Dream (TV Series) Suzanne de Passe (2 episodes, 1992)  Less 1992 2
  • Primary photo for Stompin' at the SavoyStompin' at the Savoy (TV Movie) Pauline  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Seriously... Phil CollinsSeriously... Phil Collins (TV Movie) Rachel - TV Executive  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced SingerPerry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (TV Movie) Terri Knight  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Kid Who Loved ChristmasThe Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie) Lynette Parks  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes ScandalFull Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal (TV Movie) Valentine Hayward  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Love BoatThe Love Boat (TV Series) Pearl (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for T.J. HookerT.J. Hooker (TV Series) Officer Pat Williamson (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for The Redd Foxx ShowThe Redd Foxx Show (TV Series) Jessica (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Partners in CrimePartners in Crime (TV Series) Roselle Robins (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Celebrity (Sep 22, 1984) Roselle Robins  Less
Self (189 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The InsiderThe Insider (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself (8 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2016
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  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Herself (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Inside EditionInside Edition (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for TV's Nastiest VillainsTV's Nastiest Villains (TV Movie) Wilhelmina Slater (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for RuPaul's Drag RaceRuPaul's Drag Race (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Reunited! (May 6, 2013) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Al rojo vivo con María CelesteAl rojo vivo con María Celeste (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Beauty of Ugly BettyThe Beauty of Ugly Betty (TV Movie) Wilhelmina Slater (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for La imagen de tu vidaLa imagen de tu vida (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 28, 2006) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinema milCinema mil (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.9 (Sep 10, 2005) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself - Performer (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for A Century of Black CinemaA Century of Black Cinema (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Dorothy Dandridge: An American BeautyDorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live Christmas 2002Saturday Night Live Christmas 2002 (TV Special) Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
    • Miss America (Jan 27, 2002) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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