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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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Born:
Mar 18, 1963 In Tarrytown, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
73
Première apparrition :
In the series Cérémonie des Oscars 1953-03-18
Dernier projet:
Film The Man from Earth: Holocene 2017-06-10
Connu pour
Poster of The Secret She Kept
Poster of Shear Genius
Poster of The Bachelorette
Poster of Miss America
Filmographie
Film The Man from Earth: Holocene Carolyn 2017-06-10
Series Cordell And Coneil Unknown 2017
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 Le voyage d'une vie Jessie Mae Watts 2014-03-08
Film Tentation : Confessions d'une femme mariée Janice 2013-03-29
Film He's Way More Famous Than You Vanessa Williams 2013-05-10
Film Raising Izzie Tonya 2013-08-06
Series 666 Park Avenue Olivia Doran 2012-09-30
Film Delhi Safari Begum (voice: English version) 2012-10-19
Film A Mother's Love 2011-02-22
Film Contradictions of the Heart Lea 2009-06-01
Film Hannah Montana, le film Vita 2009-04-10
Film Dans ses rêves Lori Strother 2009-06-19
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-07-14
Film Flirt à Hawaii Kristine 2008-12-06
Film And Then Came Love Julie 2007-01-01
Film Ice Spiders Dr. April Sommers 2007-01-01
Series Shear Genius Unknown 2007-04-11
Film My Brother L'Tisha Morton 2006-01-01
Series South Beach Elizabeth Bauer 2006-01-11
Series Ugly Betty Willhelmina Slater 2006-09-28
Film Rehearsing a Dream 2006-08-25
Film Broadway's Lost Treasures III - The Best of the Tony Awards Herself 2005-08-07
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Film Les Vacances de la famille Johnson Dorothy Johnson 2004-04-07
Series Desperate Housewives Renee Perry 2004-10-03
Series The Bachelorette Unknown 2003-01-08
Film Black Listed J.W. 2003-01-21
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Film Our America Sandra Williams 2002-07-28
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Film Santa, Baby! Alicia (voice) 2001-12-17
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Film The Courage to Love Mother Henriette Delille 2000-01-24
Film Don Quixote Dulcinea / Aldonza 2000-04-08
Film Shaft Carmen Vasquez 2000-06-15
Film Les Fantômes de Noël Ebony Scrooge 2000-12-13
Film Incognito Wilhelmina Hunter 1999-09-17
Film Elmo au pays des grincheux Queen of Trash 1999-10-01
Film Light It Up Audrey McDonald 1999-11-04
Film Futuresport Alexandra 'Alex' Torres 1998-01-09
Film Danse Passion Ruby Sinclair 1998-08-21
Series LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Series L.A. Doctors Dr. Leanne Barrows 1998-09-21
Series Charmed Unknown 1998-10-07
Film L'Odyssée Calypso 1997-05-18
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Film Les seigneurs de Harlem Francine Hughes 1997-08-27
Film Soul food Teri 1997-09-26
Film L'effaceur Lee Cullen 1996-06-21
Film Mother Donna 1996-12-25
Series Jungle Cubs Unknown 1996-10-05
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Film Nothing Lasts Forever Dr. Kathy 'Kat' Hunter 1995-11-04
Film Bye Bye Birdie Rose Alvarez 1995-12-03
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Film Drop Squad Mali 1994-10-28
Film Candyman Anne-Marie McCoy 1992-10-16
Series The Jacksons - Un rêve américain 1992-11-15
Film New Jack City Keisha 1991-03-08
Film Another You Gloria 1991-07-26
Film Harley Davidson et l'homme aux santiags Lulu Daniels 1991-08-23
Film Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer Terri Knight 1990-05-20
Series Le Prince de Bel-Air Danny Mitchell 1990-09-10
Film Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal Valentine Hayward 1989-01-01
Film Under the Gun Samantha Richards 1988-04-25
Film Le dragueur Rae, Girl with Dog 1987-09-18
Series Partners in Crime Unknown 1984-09-27
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Series Miss America 1954-09-18
Series Cérémonie des Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18