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Vanessa Chester was born on July 2, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), A Little Princess (1995) and Harriet the Spy (1996). See full bio »

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Known For

Harriet the Spy Janie Gibbs
She's All That Girl #2


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  Give Me an A (post-production)
  Pretty, Please (Short) (completed)
Miss Kali
 2022 Selection (Short) (completed)
Selection Expert
 2022 Pretty Problems
 2021 Just a Ghoul (Short)
Gwen Servidor
 2020 Lazzer Party (Short)
Dr. Butterfly Hops McGee III
 2019 The Coop (TV Series)
- Who Killed Ryan? (2019) ... Melissa
- Friend or Foe? (2019) ... Melissa
- Who-Dun-It ... Melissa
- In Memoriam ... Melissa
 2019 Dollface (TV Series)
Guy's Girl #4
- Guy's Girl (2019) ... Guy's Girl #4
 2019 Shameless (TV Series)
- The Hobo Games (2019) ... Mallory
 2018 TMI Hollywood (TV Series)
- Vanessa Chester Hosts TMI Hollywood (2018) ... Various-Host
 2017 City Girl (TV Series)
Denim Lady (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2017 Happily Never After (TV Movie)
Cara (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2016 Ladies Like Us: The Rise of Neighborhood Watch (TV Series)
- In a Matrix (2016) ... Natalia (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2015/IV The Victim (Short)
 2015 Scorpion (TV Series)
- Cliffhanger (2015) ... Secretary
 2015 Fated (Short)
Eliza (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2014 The Arrangement (Short)
Emily Myers-Stanley (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2014 The Costume Shop
Young Janie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2013 Welcome to Sanditon (TV Mini Series)
Letitia 'Griff' Griffiths
- Almost Home (2013) ... Letitia 'Griff' Griffiths (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Red vs. Blue (2013) ... Letitia 'Griff' Griffiths (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Business of Business (2013) ... Letitia 'Griff' Griffiths (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Sit and Spin and Cycle (2013) ... Letitia 'Griff' Griffiths (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2012 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
- The Autumn of Breakups (2012) ... Mia (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2011 Reconstruction (TV Movie)
Eleanor (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2011 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
- The Stag Hunt (2011) ... Lizzy (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2011 9ine (TV Series)
- May (2011) ... Candace (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2010 Lone Star (TV Series)
Tamar Hill
- Small Time ... Tamar Hill (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2009 17 Again
 2008 Extreme Movie
 2006 Justice (TV Series)
2nd Mock Juror
- Filicide (2006) ... 2nd Mock Juror
 2006/I The Shift (Short)
Daughter (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2006 Veronica Mars (TV Series)
Maureen Thorthon
- I Am God (2006) ... Maureen Thorthon
 2006 The West Wing (TV Series)
Youth Voter #2
- Duck and Cover (2006) ... Youth Voter #2 (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2005 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Lost Time (2005) ... Dori (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
- Most Likely (2004) ... Andrea (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2002 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Student #3
- Humilithon (2002) ... Student #3 (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Girl #1
- Celano v. Foster (2002) ... Girl #1 (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2000 Dreams in the Attic (TV Movie)
Angel (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1999-2000 Once and Again (TV Series)
Annie / Friend #1
- Wake Up, Little Susie (2000) ... Annie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Daddy's Girl (2000) ... Annie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Outside Hearts (1999) ... Annie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Liars and Other Strangers (1999) ... Annie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Boy Meets Girl (1999) ... Friend #1 (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 2000 Stepsister from Planet Weird (TV Movie)
Michelle (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1999 Get Real (TV Series)
Rude Girl
- Anatomy of a Rumor (1999) ... Rude Girl (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1999 She's All That
Girl #2 (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
School Child #3
- Goldilocks and the Three Bears (1997) ... School Child #3 (voice)
 1997 Jurassic Park: Chaos Island (Video Game)
Kelly Curtis (voice, as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series)
Emily Dixon
- Stealing Home: Part 2 (1997) ... Emily Dixon (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Stealing Home: Part 1 (1997) ... Emily Dixon (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Kelly Curtis (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1996 Harriet the Spy
Janie Gibbs (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1995 A Little Princess
Becky (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1994 Me and the Boys (TV Series)
- Talent Show (1994) ... Renee (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
- Every Good Boy Does Fine (1994) ... Renee (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1993 CB4
Talona (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
 1992 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
- Miracle in Oaktown (1992) ... Stephanie (as Vanessa Lee Chester)
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Alternate Names:

Vanessa Lee Chester | Vanessa Lee


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