Vanessa Angel

Actor, Model
This British-born beauty came to America and became known to cable viewers as Lisa, the virtual-reality goddess created by two geeky teen males in "Weird Science," the USA Network series based on the 1986 feature. (The ... Read more »
Born: 11/09/1966 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (38)

Californication 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hall Pass 2011 (Movie)

Missy (Actor)

Planet Raptor 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Raging Sharks 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Saving Grace 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Entourage 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Out for Blood 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 2004 (Movie)

Jean Bobbins (Actor)

The Perfect Score 2004 (Movie)

Attractive Woman (Actor)

Enemies of Laughter 2003 (Movie)

Jennifer (Actor)

The Division 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Firetrap 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Camouflage 2000 (Movie)

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G-Men From Hell 2000 (Movie)

Gloria Lake (Actor)

Partners 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Stargate SG-1 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Kissing A Fool 1998 (Movie)

Natasha (Actor)

Melrose Place 1991 - 1994, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1992 - 1994, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reasonable Doubts 1992 - 1993, 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Veronica's Closet 1997 - 1998 (Tv Show)

Actor

Weird Science 1993 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Kingpin 1996 (Movie)

Claudia (Actor)

CITYSCRAPES los angeles 1995 (Movie)

Trouble (Actor)

Sleep With Me 1994 (Movie)

Marianne (Actor)

Jackie Collins' "Lady Boss" 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot 1992 (Movie)

Stewardess (Actor)

Homicidal Impulse 1991 (Movie)

Deborah (Actor)

King of New York 1990 (Movie)

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Another Chance 1989 (Movie)

Jacky (Actor)

Spies Like Us 1985 (Movie)

Russian Rocket Crew (Actor)

Criminal Intent (TV Show)

Actor

Made Men (TV Show)

Actor

Sabretooth (TV Show)

Actor

The Cover Girl Murders (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This British-born beauty came to America and became known to cable viewers as Lisa, the virtual-reality goddess created by two geeky teen males in "Weird Science," the USA Network series based on the 1986 feature. (The role was originated by another model-turned-actress, Kelly LeBrock).

Relationships

Elizabeth Angel

Mother

Phillip Angel

Father

Rick Otto

Husband
married in 1995 have one daughter together

EDUCATION

Actors Studio

New York , New York
studied with Sondra Lee and Frank Corsaro

Milestones

2004

Starred in the comedy "Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2"

1998

Cast in the romantic comedy "Kissing a Fool"

1996

Co-starred in "Kingpin" as Claudia, a hustler who hits the road with bowlers, Woody Harrelson and Randy Quaid

1993

Co-starred in "The Cover-Girl Murders" (USA Network)

1992

Made miniseries debut, "Jackie Collins' 'Lady Boss'" (NBC)

1992

Had a recurring role on the NBC drama series "Reasonable Doubts"

1992

Had female lead in low budget "Homicidal Impulse"

1988

Early TV credit, an episode of "The Equalizer" (CBS)

1985

Feature acting debut in "Spies Like Us" as a Russian spy

Played Karen Beair on "Melrose Place" (Fox)

Played Lisa on "Weird Science" (USA Network)

At age 16, signed by Eileen Ford to a modeling contract; began appearing on magazine covers such as Vogue and Cosmopolitan

Bonus Trivia

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"Because somebody is in a miniskirt doesn't mean they're a bimbo." --Vanessa Angel in USA TODAY, January 26, 1996.

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"Acting really makes you deal with you feelings. I discovered there was this incredible person waiting to burst out . . . I know I sound like the most boring person in the world, but my passion right now is my spiritual search. I'll just try to live up to my name." --Angel in PEOPLE, November 7, 1994.

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