Vanessa Lengies

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Vanessa Lynne-Marie Lengies
  • Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/21/1985, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; host
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Vanessa Lengies Fast Facts:
  • Is multilingual, speaking English, French and some Arabic.
  • Was cohost of Popular Mechanics for Kids, along with Elisha Cuthbert from the series 24.
  • Voiced the character of Emily for nine seasons on the PBS children's show Arthur.
  • As an adult, had her first major TV role in the coming-of-age series American Dreams.
  • Was surprised to learn, during the second season of the TNT series Hawthorne, that her character was a lesbian.
  • In 2011, was cast in Glee as Sugar Motta, a tone-deaf member of the glee club with "self-diagnosed Asperger's." Her casting came three years after her friend and fellow Glee castmate Corey Monteith showed her the pilot script.
  • Vanessa Lengies Awards:
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee

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