Name: Vanessa Williams
Birth Name: 
Vanessa Lynn Williams
Birth Date: 
March 18, 1963
Birth Place: 
Tarrytown, New York, U.S.A.
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 257

First Lady Michelle Obama Checks Out Premiere of “The Trip to Bountiful”

Posted Tuesday February 25, 2014 10:55 AM GMT

Making the most of Black History Month, First Lady Michelle Obama attended a star-studded premiere for the forthcoming Lifetime Television movie “The Trip to Bountiful” on Monday night (February 24).


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Vanessa Williams Announces Broadway Return in “After Midnight”

Posted Thursday February 20, 2014 4:48 PM GMT

She has a diverse resume with experience that ranges from Top 40 radio to the Miss America pageant, and Vanessa Williams' latest project takes her to The Great White Way.

The “Ugly Betty” babe will serve as a guest vocalist in the Broadway production of “After Midnight,” based on the Cotton Club years of Duke Ellington.


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Vanessa Williams: Gray Line New York's Ride of Fame Inductee

Posted Friday September 28, 2012 8:55 AM GMT

The gorgeous Vanessa Williams was on hand at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Gray Line at Pier 78 in New York City on Thursday afternoon (September 27).

The 49-year-old actress rocked a black dress as she was also inducted into the tour company’s Ride of Fame.


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Disney ABC Parades its Stars at the 2012 TCA Summer Press Tour

Posted Saturday July 28, 2012 2:43 PM GMT

Gearing up for the new fall season, ABC held its 2012 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills on Friday (July 27).


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“Desperate Housewives” Stars Gather for Series Finale Celebration

Posted Monday April 30, 2012 8:08 AM GMT

They've been going strong since 2004, and the stars of “Desperate Housewives” gathered to celebrate the series finale in Hollywood on Sunday night (April 29).


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Vanessa Williams Says “Good Morning America”

Posted Thursday April 19, 2012 11:28 AM GMT

She’s been a busy gal as of late, and Vanessa Williams was spotted arriving at ABC Studios in New York City this morning (April 19).

The “Saved the Best for Last” songstress was joined by her mother Helen Williams for an appearance on “Good Morning America” to promote their new book “You Have No Idea.”


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Eva Longoria & Vanessa Williams' "Desperate" Workday

Posted Thursday April 19, 2012 9:00 AM GMT

Working on the latest episode of her hit show "Desperate Housewives", Eva Longoria kept tabs on her social life before dealing with a seemingly runaway bride on-set in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday (April 18).


Vanessa Williams Reveals Molestation, Teenage Abortion

Posted Tuesday April 17, 2012 2:52 PM GMT

She’s revealing all in her new book “You Have No Idea,” and it turns out Vanessa Williams has had more than her fair share of struggle over the years.

The “Desperate Housewives” actress gave an interview with ABC’s “Nightline” in which she divulged her abortion as a teenager.


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