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Happy Birthday Vanessa Williams

Mar 18 2013

Birthday wishes to singer, actress Vanessa Williams who celebrates today (March 18).  Vanessa was born and raised in Millwood, New York and attended Syracuse University as a Musical Theatre Arts major.  In 1988, she released her debut album The Right Stuff containing her first pop hit "Dreamin'," which reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Williams scored her biggest hit to date with "Save the Best For Last" reaching No. 1 on the Hot 100 chart from her second album, The Comfort Zone. Vanessa has starred in dozens of movies and television shows including Eraser, Soul Food, Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives.  She is appearing in the the new Tyler Perry film Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor opening March 29 and will return to Broadway on March 30 starring in a new adaptataion of The Trip to Bountiful at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York City.  

Last changed: Mar 18 2013 at 6:23 AM

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