Actress Vanessa Marcil is known for her various sexy roles on television. She is known for flaunting her curvy bod in hit TV series such as General Hospital, Beverly Hills, 90210, and Las Vegas.
Sally Vanessa Ortiz is known for her stage name Vanessa Marcil. She was born in California in 1968. She has a mixture of Mexican, French, and Italian descent both from her parents. Vanessa appeared in several stage plays when she was eight. She pursued her career in acting through theatre.
Soon, her acting experience paved her way towards becoming a soap opera actress. In 1992, she made her debut in the daytime soap opera General Hospital. She played the role of Brenda Barrett.
She stayed with General Hospital for six years and later returned in 2002.
Vanessa also starred in two music videos of the American musician Prince. The actress’ sexy image earned her way to People’s Most Beautiful in 1996. Playboy even offered Vanessa to be their front cover, but she later rejects them.
Marcil also acted in a feature film The Rock in 1996. She worked with big Hollywood actors such as Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, and Ed Harris.
Vanessa accepted both minor and significant roles on the small screen. She starred in Beverly Hills, 90210, as Gina Kincaid and Las Vegas as Sam Marquez. In 2002, the TV actress returned to General Hospital. Her performance garnered the Outstanding Supporting Actress Award at the Emmy.
Aside from acting, Marcil also tried hosting. She appeared in the reality show Blush: The Search for America’s Greatest Makeup Artist. In 2015, Vanessa starred at the reality series Queens of Drama.
Currently, she appears on television movies with Hallmark Channel and Lifetime.
Marcil was a recipient of several nominations for her TV appearances. She received one Emmy Award and three Soap Opera Digest Awards for her outstanding performance in General Hospital.
Vanessa also has her fair share of several romantic escapades. In 1989, she married actor Corey Feldman but later divorced in 1993.
Vanessa had her first son from her brief relationship with co-star Brian Austin Green from Beverly Hills, 90210. She named him Kassius Lijah Marcil-Green.
Vanessa soon married Carmine Giovinazzo in 2010. She lost her child with him due to a miscarriage. They eventually filed a divorce.
In 2018, Vanessa Marcil suffered a series of miscarriage this time with her fiancé MC. She broke out the news on her Instagram. In her early years, Vanessa frequently flaunted her curvy body with an impressive ass and boobs. Now 51, she still enjoys wearing beach outfits such as two-piece bikinis, as seen on her Instagram account.