Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

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    • May 12th, 1963
Vanessa A. Williams (born May 12, 1963) is an American actress who has appeared in numerous television series. She is best known for her roles as Anne-Marie McCoy in the 1992 horror film Candyman and Rhonda Blair in the first season of the television soap opera, Melrose Place. In 1995, she was also a series regular in the television series Murder One. Though not related, she is sometimes confused with American actress, singer, and former Miss America 1984 Vanessa L. Williams. Both women were also coincidentally born in New York in the same year. In addition, Vanessa A. Williams starred in the television soap opera, Soul Food (TV series), while Vanessa L. Williams starred in the original film Soul Food (film).

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Acting (41 Credits)

2021Candyman as Anne-Marie McCoy
2020Bad Hair as Zora
2019Miss Virginia
2019Batman: Hush as Amanda Waller (voice)
2018Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay as Amanda Waller (voice)
2018Thriller as Mrs. Walker
2017The Man from Earth: Holocene as CarolynWatch Free
2014The Trip to Bountiful as Jessie Mae Watts
2013Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor as Janice
2013He's Way More Famous Than You as Vanessa WilliamsWatch Free
2012666 Park Avenue as Olivia Doran
2011Tim Alexander's A Mother's LoveWatch Free
2009Imagine That as Lori Strother
2009Hannah Montana: The Movie as Vita
2008Flirting with Forty as Kristine
2007Ice Spiders as Dr. April Sommers
2006Ugly Betty as Willhelmina Slater
2004Johnson Family Vacation as Dorothy Johnson
2004Desperate Housewives as Renee Perry
2002Like Mike as Pharmacist
2000A Diva's Christmas Carol as Ebony Scrooge
2000The Courage to Love as Mother Henriette DelilleWatch Free
2000Shaft as Carmen Vasquez
2000Don Quixote as Dulcinea / Aldonza
1999Light It Up as Audrey McDonald
1999The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland as Queen of Trash
1998Dance with Me as Ruby Sinclair
1998Futuresport as Alexandra 'Alex' TorresWatch Free
1997Soul Food as Teri
1997Hoodlum as Francine Hughes
1997The Odyssey (1997) as Calypso
1996Eraser as Lee Cullen
1996Mother as Donna
1995Bye Bye Birdie as Rose AlvarezWatch Free
1994Drop Squad as Mali
1992Candyman as Anne-Marie McCoy
1992The Jacksons: An American Dream as Suzanne de Passe
1991Another You as Gloria
1991Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man as Lulu Daniels
1991New Jack City as Keisha
1987The Pick-up Artist as Rae, Girl with Dog

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