Vanessa Angel

Vanessa Madeline Angel

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 Vanessa Angel's Early life

Born and brought up in London , England, Angel was discovered by a Select Model Management modeling agent in a London cafe as a teenager.At 16, she was signed by Ford Models and moved to New York City .During her modeling stint, Angel appeared on the covers ofVogueandCosmopolitan.

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 Vanessa Angel's Career

Angel's first movie role was in the 1985 American comedy ,Spies Like Us, in which she played a soldier in the Soviet Strategic Missile Forces . In 1990, she appeared in a small role in the movieKing of New York. Angel continued to appear in films throughout the early 1990s.

In 1993, she starred in the television seriesWeird Science. The show ran for five seasons, ending in 1999. In 1995, Angel was cast in the role of Xena , a guest spot onHercules: The Legendary Journeys. Due to an illness, she was unable to take the role. The role eventually went to Lucy Lawless .

During the series run ofWeird Science, Angel landed the female lead in the Farrelly brothers film,Kingpin.She played roles inKissing a Foolwith David Schwimmer , followed by a role in the 1999 film,Made Men. In 2004, she appeared inSuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2, as Scott Baio's wife.Angel has also had roles inSabretoothandThe Perfect Score.

In 2000, she guest starred in three episodes ofStargate SG-1. Angel played the role of Anise , a Tok'ra archaeologist / scientist whose Host is named Freya. Her first appearance is in the Season 4 episodeUpgrades, and she appeared in the two following episodes,CrossroadsandDivide and Conquer. In 2005, Angel played herself in the Season 2 episode ofEntourageentitledI Love You Too. In 2007, she completed the independent filmBlind Ambition. She is a noted vegan .

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 Vanessa Angel's Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1986 Spies Like Us Russian Rocket Crewperson
1989 Another Chance Jackie Johanson
1990 King of New York British Female
1991 Killer Instinct Deborah Walker Alternative title:Homicidal Impulse
1992 Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot Stewardess
1994 Cityscrapes: Los Angeles Trouble
1994 Sleep with Me Marianne
1996 Kingpin Claudia
1998 Kissing a Fool Natasha
1999 Made Men Debra
2000 Enemies of Laughter Jennifer
2000 G-Men from Hell Gloria Lake
2001 Camouflage Cindy Davies
2001 Firetrap Beth Hooper
2004 Perfect Score, TheThe Perfect Score Anita Donlee
2004 Out for Blood Susan Hastings Alternative title:Vampires: Out for Blood
2004 SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2 Jean Bobbins
2005 Raging Sharks Linda Olsen Direct-to-video release
2005 Good Humor Man, TheThe Good Humor Man Ms. Barlass Uncredited
2005 Popstar Diane
2006 Monster Night Claire Ackerman Direct-to-DVD release
2008 Blind Ambition Autumn Milestone
2008 Endless Bummer Brenda Schooler
2009 Level Seven Angela
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1988 Equalizer, TheThe Equalizer Christine Hayes 1 episode
1991–
1992
Baywatch Megan 3 episodes
1992 On the Air Chorus Girl 1 episode
1992 Raven Flight Attendant 1 episode
1992 Lady Boss Christie Television movie
1992–
1993
Reasonable Doubts Detective Peggy Elliott 7 episodes
1993 Melrose Place Karen 3 episodes
1993 Murder, She Wrote Kathryn Scofield 1 episode
1993 Cover Girl Murders, TheThe Cover Girl Murders Rachel Television movie
1994 Time Trax Jane Hawkins 1 episode
1994–
1998
Weird Science Lisa 88 episodes
1997 Veronica's Closet Suzanne 2 episodes
2000 Partners Angel Television movie
2000 Stargate SG-1 Anise/Freya 3 episodes
2002 Sabretooth Catherine Viciy Television movie
2003 Division, TheThe Division Mary Turner 1 episode
2004 Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys Erica Sharpe Television movie
2005 Criminal Intent Susan Grace Television movie
2005 Entourage Herself 1 episode
2007 Planet Raptor: Raptor Island 2 Dr. Anna Rogers Television movie
2009 Saving Grace Pauline Hoover 1 episode
2009 Mars Shuttle Murders, TheThe Mars Shuttle Murders Helena Kirkowski Television movie
2009 Shark Biscuit Detective Patricia Henley Television movie

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 Vanessa Angel's References

  1. "Vanessa Angel Biography (1963-)". FilmReference.com. 1963-11-10. http://www.filmreference.com/film/15/Vanessa-Angel.html. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  2. Scott, Tony (1994-03-04). "Weird Science She's Alive". Variety. http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117902432.html. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  3. Nicholas, Ruth (1999-10-30). "Style: That year's model". The Independent (London). http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4158/is_19991030/ai_n14266700. Retrieved 2007-11-12. [dead link]
  4. "New York Times, Vanessa Angel". Movies.nytimes.com. http://movies.nytimes.com/person/1780/Vanessa-Angel/biography. Retrieved 2010-08-03. 
  5. Vogue (UK: Condé Nast Publications): pp. Cover. April 1983 
  6. Scavullo, Francesco (February 1985). Cosmopolitan (U.S.: Hearst Corporation) 198 (2): pp. Cover 
  7. "Xena Gets the Axe". BBC News. 2000-10-17. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/976257.stm. Retrieved 2007-11-02. 
  8. Rita Kempley (1997-01-07). "'Kingpin': Bowl-You-Over Yucks". Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/review96/kingpinkemp.htm. Retrieved October 17, 2007. 
  9. CBS News (2004-08-23). "Scott Baio Does Day Care". CBS News. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/08/23/earlyshow/leisure/celebspot/main637727.shtml. Retrieved October 17, 2007. 

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