Known from movies
|Date of birth||August 9, 1972|
|Marking||Prominent cheekbones that accentuate her radiant smile|
|Fact||Has a cameo on the web-based musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog by Joss Whedon as “Fury Leika”.|
Who is Liz Vassey?
Born on August 9, 1972 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, Elizabeth Leigh Vassey is an actress, known for her work in several television series. She portrayed the character, Wendy Simms, in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and other projects she has worked on include “The Tick”, “All My Children”, and “Nikki & Nora”.
The Wealth of Liz Vassey
As of early 2020, Liz Vassey’s net worth is estimated to be over $5 million earned through a successful acting career since 1988, appearing in numerous movies and web shows. She has worked on television programs mainly as a guest, but also in a more regular capacity.
Liz developed an interest in acting at a very young age and started attending auditions as a teenager. Her first role helped her rise to fame on television as she was cast as Emily Martin in the soap opera “All My Children”, a role she held for four years. She did not make regular appearances as she was still completing her education at the time she was accepted into the show. “All My Children” began on ABC in 1970 and follows the story of families living in a fictional Philadelphia suburb.
At the same time, she also took on some guest roles in shows such as “Quantum Leap” and “Superboy”.
After the end of her run, she made her film debut in 1993 in “Calendar Girl” as the character Sylvia. Starring Jerry O’Connell and Jason Priestly, the film tells the story of a group of three friends who go to Hollywood hoping to meet their dream girl Marilyn Monroe. The film’s story is based on a true story of a man who traveled to America and dated Monroe.
Throughout the 1990s, Vassey pursued acting projects, though she lacked major roles as she made mostly cameo appearances.
Some of the notable shows she worked on during this period included ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’, ‘Married… with Children’ and ‘Murder, She Wrote’. She also had a four-episode role in ‘ER’ before being cast in the cast of short duration sitcom “Pig Sty”, which aired on UPN.
In 1995, she gained some attention when she became a regular cast member of the show “Brotherly Love”, playing the character of Lou Davis. The show aired on NBC and follows the lives of three brothers who are played by brothers in real life.
After working with the show for two years, she returned to doing guest appearances, appearing in “Dawson’s Creek” and “Dharma & Greg”. In 2001, she was cast in the television series “The Tick”, a television adaptation of the comic book of the same name. The show starred Patrick Warburton and was eventually canceled due to poor performance – Warburton later spoke out about how the network Fox had mishandled the show.
CSI – Rise to prominence
After working on television movies and guest starring for a few more years, Liz found her next home in “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
She joined the show during its fifth season and received a lot of international attention as the “CSI” franchise enjoyed high ratings, taking the careers of many of its cast members to the next level. It tells the story of crime scene forensic investigators examining the evidence and hopefully discovering something that could solve the crime. However, the show ran for 15 seasons leave the show in its 11th season, with producers announcing she would not be returning to the show.
She’s had a few other projects, including her latest film to date – “Man of the House” – starring Tommy Lee Jones, and tells the story of a Texas Ranger who goes undercover posing as an assistant coach of college cheerleaders hoping to protect those of them who witness a murder.
After her run with “CSI”, she next appeared in the web show musical “Dr. Horrible’s sing-along blogcreated by Joss Whedon.
In 2010, she returned to the show “Two and a Half Men”, after making a guest appearance many years earlier. This time, she played a different character and appeared in three episodes of the show, coinciding with the role of actor Charlie Sheen. dropped from the show due to drug problems, replaced by Ashton Kutcher. After that, she appeared as a guest in “Castle” and then worked on the show “Nine” which ran in 2011.
In the same time, she was cast in “Necessary Roughness” playing the character Gabrielle Pittman. The show aired on the USA Network and tells the story of a divorcée who quickly gains fame as a therapist for a professional team, leading many celebrities to pursue her services. The following year, she was cast in the television movie “Sexting in Suburbia”, a Lifetime Original movie, playing the mother of the movie’s protagonist, played by Jenn Proske. She then took a long break from the traditional television format and ventured into production, working on the show ‘Nikki & Nora’ in which she also starred. In 2017, she was the star of the short-lived web series ‘Riley Parra’.
Her latest project is another adaptation of “The tick”, which this time aired as part of Amazon Video programming.
Liz met cinematographer David Emmerichs while they were working on a project together, and the two struck up a romance, which led to their marriage in 2004. It is unknown if they have children together, as she doesn’t reveal much about life outside of work – she does not have many social media accounts. She was previously part of the business venture called Neurosis to a T(ee). She became very interested in it because she wanted to shine a light on how women are often overly concerned about things, especially relationships.
|First and last name||Liz Vassey|
|Date of birth||August 9, 1972|
|Nominations||Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Young Actress in a Drama Series|
|Movies||Last Hours in Suburbia, Man of the House, Pursuit of Happiness, Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas, Calendar Girl|
|TV shows||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Push, Nevada, The Tick, Maximum Bob, Brotherly Love, Nikki and Nora, Pig Sty|
|#||Marks / Signs|
|1||Prominent cheekbones that accentuate her radiant smile|
|1||Has appeared as two separate characters on Two and a Half Men (2003) whose love lives are complicated by children. In 2003, a soccer mom played with a 10-year-old son; took on the role of the mother of a 20-year-old webcam star in 2010.|
|2||Together with Kristin Bauer van Straten, Liz runs a company called “Neurosis to a T(ee)”, which designs and sells t-shirts with slogans for women. The slogans poke fun at female worries and neuroses, often related to relationships.|
|3||Has a cameo on the web-based musical Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog by Joss Whedon as “Fury Leika”.|
|4||Ranked No. 74 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women in the World”. |
|Riley Parra||2017||Pre-production of the TV series||Gillian Hunt|
|Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files||2014||TV serials||Nikki Beaumont|
|Last hours in Suburbia||2012||Ann|
|Necessary roughness||2011-2012||TV serials||Gabriel Pittman|
|Sexting in suburbs||2012||TV movie||Rachel Van Cleves|
|Two and a half Men||2003-2011||TV serials||Michelle Kate|
|9ine||2011||TV serials||Andrew Valentine|
|Castle||2011||TV serials||Monica Wyatt|
|CSI: Crime scene investigation||2005-2010||TV serials||Wendy Simms|
|3Gone||2008-2009||TV serials||Mike Majors|
|Dr. Horrible’s sing-along blog||2008||TV Miniseries||Anger Leika|
|The solution||2007||TV movie|
|Tru Bell||2005||TV serials||Doctor Carrie Allen|
|Man of the house||2005/i||Maggie Swanson|
|20 things to do before you turn 30||2005||TV movie|
|Nikki and Nora||2004||TV movie||Nikki Beaumont|
|The partners||2003||TV movie||Christine Rider|
|Veritas: The Quest||2003||TV serials||Bella Nicholson|
|Push, Nevada||2002||TV serials||Dawn / Dawn F. Mitchell / Dawn Mitchell|
|The tick||2001-2002||TV serials||Captain Freedom|
|Dragans of New York||2002||TV movie|
|pursuit of happiness||2001||Renee|
|Life with David J||2001||TV movie|
|Dharma & Greg||2000||TV serials||Kim|
|Dawson’s Creek||1999||TV serials||Wendy Dalrymple|
|Fantasy Island||1998||TV serials||Brenda|
|Maximum Bob||1998||TV serials||Cathy Baker|
|Home improvement||1997||TV serials||Donna|
|Early edition||1997||TV serials||Mona the waitress|
|Brother love||1995-1997||TV serials||Louise Davis / Lou Davis|
|Captain Zoom’s adventures in space||1995||TV movie||Princess Tyra, leader of Pangea|
|Dream On||1995||TV serials||Christine Copeland|
|pigsty||1995||TV serials||Tess Galaway|
|Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas||1994||TV movie||Carla|
|Murder diagnosis||1994||TV serials||Ilene Bennett|
|Love war||1994||TV serials||Stephanie|
|Murder she wrote||1993||TV serials||Candace Bennett / Monica Evers|
|The Secrets of Lake Success||1993||TV Miniseries||Suzy Atkins|
|Danger Theater||1993||TV serials||Lexie|
|Evidence||1993||TV serials||Jane Rice|
|Love, lies and lullabies||1993||TV movie||Chloe|
|Quantum Leap||1991-1993||TV serials||Barbara Whitmore / Paula Fletcher|
|Murphy Brown||1992||TV serials||Amy Madrid|
|Herman’s head||1992||TV serials||Rebecca Boss|
|Married with children||1992||TV serials||Lorraine|
|Parker Lewis can’t lose||1992||TV serials||Mary|
|All my children||1990-1992||TV serials||Emily Ann Sago Martin #4 / Emily Ann Sago Martin|
|Beverly Hills, 90210||1992||TV serials||Marcie St Claire|
|Jake and the Fatman||1992||TV serials||Dinah Rowen|
|Walter & Emily||1992||TV serials|
|Star Trek: The Next Generation||1992||TV serials||Kristin|
|The new leaves it to Beaver||1989||TV serials||Sweets|
|Super boy||1989||TV serials||Pupil|
|Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files||2013||Co-executive producer of the TV series|
|Sexting in suburbs||2012||Co-producer of TV movies|
|CSI: Crime scene investigation||2010||TV series teleplay from – 1 episode|
|1990||Emma during the day||Daytime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Youthful Female in a Drama Series||All My Children (1970)|