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Vanessa Lynn Williams must be credited with making one of the most startling and unexpected comebacks in show business history. Born to teacher parents in New York City, Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with a promise ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Appeared in the third of a series of infomercials for ProActiv Solution (previously "Rodan & Fields Proactiv Solution") face cleaning anti-acne treatment. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 14 Pictorials | 9 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Vanessa Williams Miss America 1984 | Vanessa L. Williams

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I throw myself into my work. It's exhausting. It's time-consuming. I feel guilty for not being with my kids all the time, But then when I'm home with my children and devoting my life to my kids, in the back of my mind I'm wondering whether I'll ever get employed again. So there's a constant battle of doing what fuels me and what I do best. And also, being there for my kids.

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She and Rick Fox eloped to the Caribbean in the Summer of 1999, but promised family and friends they would re-tie the knot that Fall, which they did in a lavish ceremony at the Church of the Holy Trinity in New York City, followed by a gala reception at the St. Regis Hotel. See more »

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