Vanessa Williams


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  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/12/1963, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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VIDEO: Melrose Place: Asses to Ashes

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Aired: 5/24/1999

At the scene of the car accident, Ryan has successfully rescued Terry and Sarah from the flaming automobile, as Megan and Kyle race up. watch

VIDEO: Melrose Place: Dead Men Don't Shut Up

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Aired: 5/17/1999

At Lexi's apartment, Michael has responded to her frantic call for help, and pronounces Tony Marlin is dead from an apparent heart seizure. watch

VIDEO: Melrose Place: Lexi Gets Stiffed

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Aired: 5/10/1999

At the park basketball court, Ryan, Sarah. Megan and Terry are in a competitive game. Megan gets a jab to the face by Terry, perhaps purposely, causing Megan to lose interest in the game. watch


Guilty Consciences
Justine Accepts Offer
Delhi Safari
Neil's Breakdown

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New Jack City

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Year Title Description
2013 Tyler Perry's Temptation Movie, Actor - Janice
2006 American Music Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2001 Punks Movie, Actor - Jennifer
2001 Heavy Gear TV Show Series, Voice - Sonja Briggs
2000 Soul Food TV Show Series, Actor - Maxine

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More Stars Added to Emmy Presenters List

Make way for more stars!ABC has announced the second wave of presenters for the Emmy Awards. America Ferrera, Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Hayden Panettiere, William Petersen and Vanessa Williams are the latest celebrities who will join in toasting television's finest at next month's ceremony."We are very pleased and honored to include these presenters to our already exciting list of talent for our telecast," Ken Ehrlich, executive producer, said. "As we reveal more presenters, the range of talent and personalities are sure to make the show a success."The sextet join the already announced ladies of Desperate Housewives, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Hugh Laurie and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.Fishburne and Petersen will present together. Fishburne has signed on to replace the departing Petersen on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation next season. What better place to pass the torch than at the Emmys?The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards air Sept. 21 on ABC. — Joyce Eng read more

80th Annual Academy Awards

Now that the strike’s finito, there’ll be plenty of star power strutting down the red-carpet wearing outfits worth more than most people's cars. And ABC is giving you an extra special treat right before the show begins: Barbara Walters Oscar Special. Yes, the View co-host will be getting personal with the likes of Ellen Page, Vanessa Williams, Harrison Ford and Miley Ray Cyrus (not to be confused with Miley Cyrus). And side note—Jon Stewart will be hosting the main event, so get ready to laugh. Watch it now! | More online videos read more

NAACP Awards: Grey's, Tyler Perry Are Big Winners

While The Great Debaters dominated the film categories at Thursday's NAACP Image Awards — it turned eight nods into a quartet of wins (including best motion picture and acting kudos for Denzel Washington and Jurnee Smollett) — Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Grey's Anatomy emerged as the most-lauded TV series. Grey's walked away with drama series and writing team honors, while Chandra Wilson scored best supporting actress. TBS' House of Payne, meanwhile, was named best comedy series, while LaVan Davis and Lance Gross won for lead and supporting actor in a comedy, respectively.In the other TV races, Ugly Betty's America Ferrera and Vanessa Williams won for lead and supporting comedy actress; CSI: NY's Hill Harper and The Unit's Regina Taylor copped the top prizes on the drama side; and House's Omar Epps took home the supporting actor/drama trophy. read more

Barbara's Oscar Guests, Indy 4 Trailer and More

Barbara Walters' 27th annual pre-Oscars special, airing Feb. 24 at 7 pm/ET, will find the queen of the fuzzy lens gabbing with Ellen Page (Juno), Harrison Ford, Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty) and Miley Cyrus (every inch of your daughter's bedroom walls).... Speaking of Calista's squeeze, Good Morning America will premiere the trailer for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on Thursday's show, during the 8 o'clock hour.... Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story arrives on DVD April 8. read more

Daisies and Dexter Get their Due

Pushing Daisies and Dexter — two shows that could seriously keep each other in business, think about it! — on Sunday were named outstanding television comedy and drama at the annual Satellite Awards, handed out by the International Press Academy. Acting-wise, Michael C. Hall and Ellen Pompeo (Grey's Anatomy) took the lead drama categories, Stephen Colbert and America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) were the top comedy performers, and David Zayas (Dexter) and Vanessa Williams (Betty) walked away with supporting honors.On the feature side, No Country for Old Men and Juno were named top drama and comedy, while Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises), Ryan Gosling (Lars and the Real Girl), Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose) and Ellen Page (Juno) won the acting races.Related:• Cheers & Jeers takes a stab at Dexter's season finale read more


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