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Vinessa Shaw

Vinessa Shaw garnered considerable attention for her performance opposite Tom Cruise as the young prostitute Domino in Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut.

Shaw recently appeared opposite Chris Kattan in the comedy Corky Romano, directed by Rob Pritts. She played Kate, an FBI agent who takes her job much too seriously. Shaw also co-stars in Kathryn Bigelow's forthcoming The Weight of Water, a mystery about a journalist who is sent to a remote island to document a century old murder. Shaw portrays the naive Norwegian immigrant Anethe Christiansen, one of the characters depicted in the past sequences of the film.

Shaw's motion picture credits also include Wayward Son, L.A. Without a Map, Coyote Summer, Hocus Pocus and Ladybugs.

On television, she starred in the NBC miniseries The 70s. Shaw previously appeared in NewYork Undercover and the film noir anthology series Fallen Angels, directed by StevenSoderbergh.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Vinessa Shaw Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 19, 1976 (41)
SignCancer
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Vinessa Shaw compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Bereft (2005) user recommendation
40 Days And 40 Nights (2002) as Nicole
Corky Romano (2001)
The '70s (2000)
The Weight of Water (2000)
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Coyote Summer!
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