Vanessa Williams 36 pictures

Actress, Producer, Soundtrack
Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa Williams became a member of the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus at age 11. Vanessa then signed with a talent manager and booked her first audition, a commercial for Frito Lay. Her pattern for success clearly set, her winning streak had only just begun. After ...

Born: May 12, 1963
Star sign: Taurus
Known for: Soul Food (2000), Candyman (1992), New Jack City (1991), Melrose Place (1992)