Known from movies
|Fact||First child, a son born on September 21, 2007.|
Who is Vanessa Ferlito, star of the TV series “NCIS New Orleans”? Wiki bio
Vanessa Ferlito was born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA December 28, 1980 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds the American nationality. She is an actress who rose to fame in the US after playing Detective Aiden Bur in the police procedural TV series “CSI: NY” and Tammy Gregorio in the procedural series “NCIS: New Orleans”.
Early life and education
Vanessa’s maternal grandparents came to New York from Italy before her mother was born. Vanessa had a rather rough early childhood, as her father was a drug addict who overdosed on heroin when Vanessa was two years old.
Hair mother got married a hairdresser, and the two opened their own hair salon.
Vanessa grew up interested in the film industry and wanted to become a model and actress. While attending a local high school, she was a member of the school’s drama club and acted in most of the school’s plays. After her entrance exam, she decided to focus on her career instead of enrolling in a university.
Roles in movies
Vanessa started her modeling career while still in high school, signing her first contract with Wilhelmina International Inc., one of the most popular modeling agencies in the US.
She made her debut film appearance in 2002, playing Jordan Nash in the drama “On Line”, followed by her role in “25th Hour”, while the role that helped her career the most was Lizette Sanchez in the 2003 movie “Undefeated”, which she received a National nomination from the Association for the Advancement of Colored People for Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie. In 2004, she played Louise in “Spider-Man 2” and Gina in “The Tollbooth”, followed by her appearances in “Man of the House” and “Shadowboxer” in 2005.
Vanessa was invited to play Lisa Gonzales in the sports drama “Gridiron Gang” in 2006, starring Dwayne Johnson and Xzibit, and she went on to appear in “Death Proof” and “Descent” in 2007. She was praised for her performance in the family movie “Nothing Like the Holidays” in 2008, and was then invited to star in “Madea Goes to Jail” and “Julie & Julia” in 2009. Some of her last appearances in movies were in “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” in 2010, “Stand Up Guys” in 2012 and “All Mistakes Buried” in 2015.
Appearances in TV series
Vanessa made her TV series debut in 2001 in the popular “The Sopranos” followed by her role as Val in the “Blackout” episode of the crime drama series “Third Watch” in 2002. She appeared in a single episode of “Law & Order” in 2003, before being cast to play her first recurring character, Claudia Hernandez, in the action drama series “24” from early 2003 to late 2004.
Vanessa played Aiden Burn in a single episode of “CSI: Miami” in 2004, and after being praised for her performance, she was chosen to reprise Aiden, but this time as the lead character in the 2004 cop series “CSI: NY” until 2006.
She was supposed to play the main character Georgia Fields in the crime series “Drift” in 2006, but the pilot episode was not picked up by any network, while she had the experience on the series “Cooper and Stone” in 2011.
From 2013 to 2015 Vanessa played the role of Catherine ‘Charlie’ DeMarco in the drama series ‘Graceland’, which also starred Daniel Sunjata and Aaron Tveit, and follows a new FBI agent who is trained by a legendary FBI agent. Her last role in a TV series was in “NCIS: New Orleans” where she plays the lead character Tammy Gregorio since the third season of the show, which began airing in 2016.
Love life and relationships
Vanessa started dating a mystery man at the age of 25 and on September 21, 2007 she gave birth to their son Vince, while it is believed that the man left her as soon as he found out she was pregnant – some of her fans have stated that Vanessa did not want to stay with him and chose to raise the child alone.
Various sources on the internet share how the popular actress is now a married woman who exchanged vows with her significant other in 2019. The man is reportedly 18 years her junior, making him 21, and according to Vanessa’s fans, the two have been spotted walking hand-in-hand on the streets of New York City together.
It is believed that Vanessa is hiding her husband as it could negatively affect her career, and although she is active on Instagram, she has not uploaded a single picture with him.
Hobbies and other interests
Vanessa’s main hobby is travelling, and she has been all over the US shooting for her movies and TV series, while she has also been to several countries in Europe and likes to spend her summers in Italy or Miami in Florida. She enjoys firing guns and is physically active with several training sessions per week at the gym, while also being careful about what she eats, as her figure and stamina are important to her detective roles.
She likes to read books in her spare time, and some of her favorite authors are Guillaume Musso and Agatha Christie and their books “Call from an Angel”, “Will you be there?”, and “Murder of Roger Ackroyd”. Vanessa also likes watching movies – some of her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie, while some of her favorite movies are “Shutter Island”, “Inception” and “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”.
Appearance and power
Vanessa is 39 years old. She has long brown hair and blue eyes, is 1.68 m tall and weighs about 58 kg. As of April 2020, her ability is estimated at over $6 million.
|First and last name||Vanessa Ferlito|
|Movies||Death Proof, Grindhouse, Man of the House, Spider-Man 2, Shadowboxer, There’s Nothing Like the Holidays, Stand Up Guys, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Madea Goes to Jail, Julie & Julia, 25th Hour, All Mistakes Buried , The Tollbooth, Undefeated, On_Line, Descent, The Aftermath, Drift|
|TV shows||Graceland, CSI: NY, NCIS: New Orleans|
|1||Is a vegetarian.|
|2||First child, a son born on September 21, 2007.|
|3||She is of Italian descent.|
|4||Grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Parents have a store in Brooklyn.|
|NCIS: New Orleans||2016-2017||TV serials||Tammy GregorioTammy Gregorio|
|pulled||2016||TV movie||George Fayne|
|Graceland||2013-2015||TV serials||Catherine ‘Charlie’ DeMarco|
|Bury all mistakes||2015||Franki|
|Graceland insider||2014||TV serials||Charlie DeMarco (2014)|
|Get up guys||2012||Sylvia|
|Cooper and Stone||2011||TV movie||Angela Stone|
|Wall Street: money never sleeps||2010||Audrey|
|Julie & Juliet||2009||cassie|
|Madea goes to jail||2009||Donna|
|Nothing beats the holidays||2008||Roxanna Rodriguez|
|Gravel house||2007||Butterfly (segment “Death Proof”)|
|CSI: NY||2004-2006||TV serials||Aidan Burn|
|Drift||2006||TV movie||Georgia Fields|
|Man of the house||2005/i||heather|
|The toll house||2004||Gina|
|CSI: Miami||2004||TV serials||Aidan Burn|
|The sopranos||2001-2004||TV serials||Tina Francesco Tina|
|24||2003-2004||TV serials||Claudia Hernandez|
|Undefeated||2003||TV movie||Lizette Sanchez|
|Law & authority||2003||TV serials||Tina Montoya|
|25 hours||2002||Lindsay Jamison|
|Third watch||2002||TV serials||fall|
|Up close with Carrie Keagan||2007-2008||TV serials||herself|
|Jimmy KimmelLive!||2003-2007||TV serials||herself|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn||2004||TV serials||herself|
|2004||Image Award||Image prices||Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special||Undefeated (2003)|