|Vanessa Lengies Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||July 21, 1985|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Vanessa Lengies is a Canadian actor, dancer, voiceover artist, producer, and singer who is known for playing Roxanne Bojarski in the NBC drama series American Dreams, Sugar Motta in the Fox musical comedy-drama series Glee, Kelly Epson in the medical drama series Hawthorne, Alexa in the sci-fi crime drama series Second Chance, Kordi Freemaker (voice) in the Disney XD 3D CGI animated series Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, Kacey in the ABC sitcom Mixology, Sophia Preston in the prime time telenovela Monarch Cove, Vange in the horror anthology series Are You Afraid of the Dark?, and Marissa in the comedy series Resident Advisors. Vanessa has also been cast in movies like Still Waiting…, We Are Your Friends, Foreign Exchange, Stick It, Ratz, The Perfect Man, Archie’s Final Project, and The Substance of Things Hoped For.
Vanessa Brittany Lengies
Nessa, Nessy, Ness, Vanny, VL
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Vanessa Lengies attended Hudson High School and graduated in 2002.
Actor, Dancer, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Singer
Vanessa Lengies has been signed with John Carrabino Management, Talent Management Company, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Vanessa Lengies has dated –
- Will Estes (2002-2004) – In May 2002, she started going out with American actor Will Estes but they later broke up in March 2004.
- Jamie Waylett (2007) – British actor Jamie Waylett and Vanessa were romantically involved in the year 2007.
Race / Ethnicity
Vanessa Lengies is of German descent on her father’s side and has Egyptian ancestry on her mother’s side.
She has often dyed her hair.
In 2017, she came out as genderfluid and bisexual on her own documental series The ‘S’ Word with Vanessa Lengies.
Vanessa Lengies Facts
- She was raised in Hudson, Quebec.
- She played Marci Kornbalm in the fantasy comedy film, Ratz, in 2000. This role got her nominated for a Young Artist Award for “Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy) – Leading Young Actress”.
- From 2002 to 2005, Vanessa Lengies appeared as Meg’s best friend Roxanne Bojarski in the NBC drama American Dreams. For this performance, she was nominated for a Young Artist Award for “Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Supporting Young Actress” as well as a Teen Choice Award for “Choice TV Sidekick”.
- Vanessa was cast as Amy Pearl, Holly’s classmate and best friend, in the 2005 romantic comedy film, The Perfect Man.
- In 2006, she appeared in the music video for Missy Elliot‘s song We Run This.
- One of her close friends is her American Dreams (2002) co-star, Brittany Snow.
- She can speak English, French, and Arabic.
- Vanessa Lengies co-starred as Katie Elizondo in the 2016 horror-thriller film, Happy Birthday.
Featured Image by Vanessa Lengies / Instagram