Born on 18 March 1963 in The Bronx, Vanessa Williams is an American film actress. 'The Right Stuff' (1988) is her first album. She married Jim Skrip and has 4 children. Her latest film is 'False Profits' (2018). She was awarded for the Theatre World Award (1995). She is part of Alpha Kappa Alpha. She was a student at Syracuse University. She is living in Chappaqua (United States of America).