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Vanessa Williams

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Famous as :

R&B singer, actress

Birth Name :

Vanessa Lynn Williams

Birth Date :

March 18, 1963

Birth Place :

Bronx, New York, USA

Claim to fame :

The 1983 Miss America

Acapulco Black Film Festival


1998

Got nomination for Black Film Award
category Best Actress for Soul Food (1997)

ALMA Awards


1999

Got nomination for ALMA Award
category Outstanding Performance of a Song for a Feature Film (from movie "Dance with Me" (1998)) for "You Are My Home"
shared with Chayanne

American Music Awards


1993

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist

1993

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist

1993

Got nomination for American Music Award
category Favorite Adult Contemporary Album for "The Comfort Zone"

BET Comedy Awards


2004

Got nomination for BET Comedy Award
category Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie for Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

Black Reel Awards


2003

Got nomination for Black Reel
category Network/Cable - Best Actress for Keep the Faith, Baby (2002) (TV)

Blockbuster Entertainment Awards


2001

Got nomination for Blockbuster Entertainment Award
category Favorite Actress - Action for Shaft (2000)

Daytime Emmy Awards


2009

Got nomination for Daytime Emmy
category Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies (2007) (TV)

Emmy Awards


2009

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2008

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2007

Got nomination for Emmy
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

Grammy Awards


1998

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for "Star Bright"

1996

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Musical Show Album for "Kiss of the Spider Woman"
shared with Fred Ebb; John Kander

1996

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female for "Colors of the Wind"

1996

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female for "The Way That You Love Me"

1994

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "Love Is"
shared with Brian McKnight

1993

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female for "The Comfort Zone"

1993

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female for "Save the Best for Last"

1993

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Record of the Year for "Save the Best for Last"

1992

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female for "Runnin' Back to You"

1990

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female for "Dreamin'"

1989

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best New Artist

1989

Got nomination for Grammy Award
category Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female for "The Right Stuff"

MTV Video Music Awards


1992

Got nomination for MTV Video Music Award
category Best Female Video for "Saved the Best For Last"

NAACP Image Awards


2015

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for The Trip to Bountiful (2014) (TV Movie)

2013

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2004) (TV)

2012

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2004) (TV)

2011

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Desperate Housewives (2010) (TV)

2010

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Jazz Album for "The Real Thing"

2010

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2009

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2008

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2007

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2003

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for Keep the Faith, Baby (2002) (TV)

2001

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for Shaft (2000)

2000

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Light It Up (1999)

1998

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Lead Actress in a Motion Picture for Soul Food (1997)

1998

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-Series for The Odyssey (1997) (TV)

1997

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special for Vanessa Williams & Friends: Christmas in New York (1996) (TV)

1996

Got nomination for NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series for Bye Bye Birdie (1995) (TV)

1994

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding Female Artist

1989

Won NAACP Image Award
category Outstanding New Artist

Satellite Awards


2011

Got nomination for Satellite Award
category Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Desperate Housewives (2004) (TV)

2010

Won Mary Pickford Award


2009

Got nomination for Satellite Award
category Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2007

Won Satellite Award
category Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2006

Got nomination for Satellite Award
category Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2003

Won Golden Satellite Award
category Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television for Keep the Faith, Baby (2002) (TV)

Screen Actors Guild Awards


2008

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2008

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)
shared with America Ferrera; Becki Newton; Christopher Gorham

2007

Got nomination for Actor Award
category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)
shared with America Ferrera; Tony Plana; Michael Urie

Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards


1996

Won Lena Horne Award
category (for outstanding career achievements)

Teen Choice Awards


2009

Got nomination for Teen Choice Award
category Choice TV: Villain for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2008

Got nomination for Teen Choice Award
category Choice TV: Villain for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

2007

Won Teen Choice Award
category Choice TV: Villain for Ugly Betty (2006) (TV)

Tony Awards


2002

Got nomination for Tony Award
category Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for "Into the Woods"

Walk of Fame


2007

Won Star on the Walk of Fame
category (on March 19, 2007; at 7000 Hollywood Blvd.)

 
 
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