Vanessa Ferlito (born December 28, 1976) is an American actress.
Personal life 
An Italian American, Ferlito was born in Brooklyn, New York. Her father died when she was three. Her mother and stepfather own a hair salon in Brooklyn. Ferlito gave birth to her first child, son Vince, in September 2007.
She was inspired by her vegan makeup artist Kara to become a vegetarian, and is a supporter of animal rights, and an active member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
She is known for her roles in The Sopranos, Man of the House, Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, for her role as Claudia Hernandez during 24's third season, but she is most commonly known for her role as Detective Aiden Burn on CSI: NY. She chose to leave the show because she wanted to focus on theatre and films, where her biggest role to date has been as the trader Audrey in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps who helps Jake, the main protagonist get revenge against the film's antagonist Bretton James.
Even though she is of Italian descent she often plays Latinas on TV and in films. In 2012, Ferlito was cast in Jeff Eastin's new drama series Graceland.
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- ^ Staff (September 21, 2010). "Vanessa Ferlito Lost Voice Before Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Premiere". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
- ^ Gelman, Vlada (June 29, 2012). "USA Network Gives Series Order to Graceland from White Collar Creator Jeff Eastin". TVLine. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
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