Vanessa Angel Biography

Birthday: 1966-11-10
Place of Birth: London, England UK
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Wiki Biography: British-born Vanessa Angel began her career at age 14 as a model, when she was discovered by world-renowned agent, Eileen Ford. She gained much life experience by traveling the world, relocating to New York and appearing on many magazine covers, including "Vogue" and "Cosmopolitan". Her transition from modeling to acting came in 1985, when she was chosen by director John Landis to play a Russian spy in Spies Like Us (1985). She honed her craft by studying with Sondra Lee and became a member of The Actor's Studio in New York in 1987, studying with Frank Corsaro. This led to roles in films including King of New York (1990), Sleep with Me (1994) and Kingpin (1996), from The Farrelly Brothers with Woody Harrelson and Bill Murray, Kissing a Fool (1998) with David Schwimmer and Jason Lee. She has been in many films in the past few years including Paramount's The Perfect Score (2004) with Scarlett Johansson and opposite Jon Voight in Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2004). In addition to her film work, Angel starred in the hit series, "Weird Science" (1994), on the USA Network. The unique range of characters earned her critical recognition for her comedic timing. She has played many roles on television, including the recurring role of police officer "Peggy Elliot" on NBC's "Reasonable Doubts" (1991) with Mark Harmon and Marlee Matlin, and a recent recurring role on "Stargate SG-1" (1997). Most recently, she played herself in HBO's popular show, "Entourage" (2004), where she played opposite Kevin Dillon, who she had also starred opposite in Out for Blood (2004) (V). She also recently starred in the Lifetime movie, Criminal Intent (2005) (TV), and just finished the independent film, Blind Ambition (2008), and the comedy, Endless Bummer (2009). Vanessa lives with her husband, Rick Otto, and their six-year-old daughter.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Kingpin 2003 Comedy
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Spies Like Us 1985 0
Another Chance Jackie Johanson 1989 Comedy
Killer Instinct Deborah Walker 1992 Crime, Thriller
Sleep With Me 1994 Romance, Comedy, Drama
Kingpin 1996
Kissing a Fool 1998 Comedy, Romance
Made Men 1999 Action, Comedy, Thriller
Enemies of Laughter Jennifer 2000 Comedy, Romance
G-Men from Hell Gloria Lake 2000 Action, Comedy, Adventure
Firetrap Beth Hooper 2001 Crime
The Perfect Score Anita Donlee 2004 Comedy, Crime
Sabretooth 2004 Action, Adventure, Horror
SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2 2004 Comedy, Family
Criminal Intent Susan Grace 2005
Popstar 2005 0, 0, Biography
Camouflage Cindy Davies 2005 Action, Comedy
Blind Ambition Autumn milestone 2009 Comedy, Drama, Romance
Endless Bummer Brenda 2009 Comedy
Cougar Hunting Ursula 2011
National Lampoon Presents: Surf Party Brenda 2013 Comedy
Hansel & Gretel: Warriors of Witchcraft Ms. Keegan 2013 Action, Adventure, Horror
Talbot County Professor Anderson 2015 Horror