Vanessa Marcil Biography
Vanessa Marcils first professional acting gig was in 1992 when she landed the role of Brenda Barrett on General Hospital. Her performance earned her a Daytime Emmy in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2003, and two other Emmy nominations. She also won a Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorable Return, Outstanding Lead Actress, and Hottest Female Star for her performance on General Hospital. Vanessa Marcil stayed on General Hospital for six years.
Vanessa Marcils debut onto film was in 1996 when she was cast in The Rock alongside Nicholas Cage. She starred in the television movie To Love, Honor, and Deceive, in 1998, and also starred in the police drama television show, High Incident. Also in 1998, she was cast in Beverly Hills 902010, as Gina Kincaid. She stayed for one and a half seasons of the show, but continued to pursue memorable film projects including Storm Watch, This Space Between Us, and Nice Guys Sleep Alone. Vanessa Marcil also returned to General Hospital in 2002. She also has a son with Brian Austin Green, a star on Beverly Hills 90210.
In 2003, Vanessa Marcil joined Las Vegas, an NBC television drama as Sam Marquez. She has also been named as one of People Magazines 50 Most Beautiful People. Maxim magazine also named her number 19 on their Hot 100 List in 2005. FHM Magazine has named Vanessa Marcil number 92 in their 100 Sexiest Women in the World for 2006.
Vanessa Marcil has proven to be not just a beautiful and talented actress, but a socially aware one at that. She was given a Sojourn Service Award, and has been a supporter of the Sojourn Services for Battered Women. She has also designed childrens clothing, for a line called Kass, named after her son, and giving part of the proceeds help the building of schools and centers that will help and empower women and children in Africa. In addition to that, Vanessa Marcil has opened Patricia House, located in Los Angeles. Patricia House assists women who are no longer able to care for their children, and also established a hotline so that women can place their children in good homes. Vanessa Marcil is very beautiful on the inside, but on the outside as well.