Vanessa Ferlito Trivia
Birth Name: Vanessa Ferlito
Date of birth: 28 December 1980
Place of birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5′ 6″ (168 cm)
- Grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Parents have a shop in Brooklyn.
- Vanessa’s parents own a shop in Brooklyn.
- Vanessa grew up in Brooklyn, New York.
- Vanessa’s father died before she was 3.
- Vanessa’s beauty idol is Angelina Jolie.
- Vanessa’s character on CSI: New York, Aiden Burn, was once named Abigail Martin.
- She is of Italian descent.
- She once told in an interview, that her father died before she was three, and that her childhood consisted of ‘stooping’.
- She had guest appearances on the hit shows “Law and Order,” “Third Watch,” and “The Sopranos,” and has a recurring role as Claudia, the wife of a crime lord, on Fox’s “24.”
- Vanessa was among the first actors cast in CSI: NY.
- Was ‘discovered’ while visiting friends in LA
- Vanessa originally auditioned for the role of Stella Bonasera on CSI: NY, which eventually went to Melina Kanakaredes.
- She made her big break on the big screen as an Internet sex worker in the independent drama “On_Line,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2002.
- She is known for her roles in Man of the House, Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof.