is a British actress, model, and Page Three girl. She is best known in North America as the Orbit Gum television commercial woman (whose catchphrase is Fabulous!
). She also speaks fluent Mandarin and French. After graduating from Mercersburg Academy, a boarding school in south-central Pennsylvania, she graduated from Middlebury College in 1994 and was Miss Vermont also that year. She holds dual citizenship in the UK and the United States. She also appeared in the Lost episode Fire + Water as the character Karen. She also can be seen in the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, playing Giselle, a Tortugan wench jilted by Johnny Depp
's Captain Jack Sparrow. Her latest project is as a character named Nadia Kerensky in the upcoming tv series Andy Barker P.I..
As of June 2006, Vanessa is working on an ad for Orbit Gum that is introducing two new flavors. Lemon-Lime, and Crystal Mint. This ad is being done in conjunction with Snoop Dogg.
In July of 2006, Maxim magazine featured her in their Girls of Maxim gallery.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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