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Vanessa Burns (II)

Known for her role as 'Shelly', a press reporter on Designated Survivor, Vanessa Burns is a Canadian actress who was born in Brampton, Ontario. After attending a high school for the performing arts where she majored in Drama, Vanessa went on to graduate from the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts in Toronto. In 2016 Vanessa wrote and ... See full bio »
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Designated Survivor
Designated Survivor Shelly / Journalist
Incorporated Spiga Realtor
Orphan Black
Orphan Black Nurse
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 2017 How to Buy a Baby (TV Series)
First timer woman
- Fertilifinally (2017) ... First timer woman
 2016-2017 Designated Survivor (TV Series)
Shelly / Journalist
- Outbreak (2017) ... Journalist
- Sting of the Tail (2017) ... Journalist
- Party Lines (2017) ... Shelly
- One Hundred Days (2017) ... Shelly
- Backfire (2017) ... Shelly
 2017 The Christmas Cure (TV Movie)
 2017 Incorporated (TV Series)
Spiga Realtor
- Golden Parachute (2017) ... Spiga Realtor
 2016 Acting Up (Short)
Becky Miller
 2016 Achieve Forum (Video short)
 2016 Rogue (TV Series)
- Halfway Burnt (2016) ... Receptionist
 2014 Orphan Black (TV Series)
 2014/I A Brand New You
 2011 The Seder (Short)
 2011 Lost Girl (TV Series)
- Death Didn't Become Him (2011) ... Cowgirl
 2011 Silent But Deadly
 2010 Severance
Elise Keenan
 2010 My Best Friend Was an Alien (Short)
The Alien
 2009 Hard Boiled Eggs (Short)
 2009 Helen
Mother (uncredited)
 2008 Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story (TV Movie)
Lab Technician
 2007 The World's Most Fabulous Object (Short)
DJ Danni Steel (voice)
 2007/II Botched (Short)
 2007 'Til Death Do Us Part (TV Series)
- Car Keys Murder (2007) ... Bridesmaid
 1997 Once a Thief (TV Series)
Teen rave girl
- Rave On (1997) ... Teen rave girl (as Vanessa Cowan)
 1997 Uncle (Short)
Sexy woman (uncredited)
 1997 What Happened to Bobby Earl? (TV Movie)
Stand - In for Kristen Alfonso (uncredited)
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Vanessa Cowan


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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