Vinessa Shaw – Biography of Vinessa Shaw

American actress Vinessa shaw, was born on July 19 under the sign of Cancer, in 1976 in California, United States.

This woman has followed in the footsteps of her mother, also an actress, Susan Damante-Shaw.
Surrounded by a flattering artistic environment, she was chosen at an early age to sing with the folk singer, Peter alsop and even went on tour with his band, before entering the world of fashion.

Her film debut comes at the beginning of the 80s, she was only 4 or 5 years old, in the film “How sweet home“.

Already in her teens, her beginnings were as an advertising model, posing for brands such as Calvin klein. Then it would become the cover of publications such as Seventeen, LA style, Max, Vogue Y Elle.

Attended to Barnard College, but she did not graduate as her career soon broke into her life. She was discovered by television producers, who landed her a contract for the TV movie, “The Long Road Home.”
The television exhibition would open several doors in the environment. His next projects were in “All for my girl“in 1991, continuing with a supporting role in”The return of the witches “ (1993), a film that also featured Bette midler Y Sarah Jessica Parker.

Two years later his first leading role would arrive, in the film entitled “Coyote Summer “(1996), and the following year, 1994, appeared in soap operas as “It has written a crime”, “The Torkelson Family “ and even in a pilot for television, called “Mc Kenna”.

Continuing with his career he began to work with different directors as has been Mika Kaurismaki on “Los Angeles hangers“in 1998, or Stanley kubrick on “Eyes whide Shut “, starring Tom cruise Y Nicole Kidman, continuing with its improvement.

It is in 2002, when he appears in the TV miniseries “The 70s”. That same year he appeared in the cast of “40 days and 40 nights “ next to Josh hartnett Y Shannyn Sossamon.

She was also seen, with a brief appearance in the movie “Melinda and Melinda“(2004), by the director Woody Allen.

Most recently, Vinessa participated in the movie “Bereft “ and was the protagonist of the series “Fathers and SOns”.

In 2006, she was seen in the horror movie, “The Hills have eyes “.

His latest works include “Two Lovers “ with Joaquin phoenix Y Gwyneth paltrow, “Garden Party “ Y “Stag Night “. These will be released in the course of 2008.

With regard to her private life, the actress has had romances with actors such as Jonathan Brandis Y Oliver hudson.