December 28, 1980
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Vanessa Ferlito (born December 28, 1980) is an American actress.
She is known for her roles in
, The Sopranos , and Man of the House Quentin Tarantino's , and in particular for playing Death Proof Claudia Hernandez during s third season and Detective 24' Aiden Burn on . She chose to leave the show because she wanted to focus on theatre and films, CSI: NY where her biggest role to date has been as the trader [1 ] Audrey in who helps Jake, the main protagonist get revenge against the film's antagonist Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Bretton James. [2 ]
Although she is of Italian descent she often plays
Latinas on TV and in films, such as Puerto Rican American Roxanna Rodriguez in . Nothing Like the Holidays In 2012, Ferlito was cast in [3 ] Jeff Eastin's new drama series . Graceland [4 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Italian American, Ferlito was born in [3 ] Brooklyn, New York. Her father died of a heroin overdose when she was two. Her mother and stepfather own a hair salon in Brooklyn. Ferlito gave birth to her son Vince in September 2007. [3 ] [3 ] [5 ] [6 ]
She is an active member of
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). [7 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Sopranos, The The Sopranos Tina Francesco
Episodes: "Another Toothpick", "Rat Pack"
Third Watch Val
Law & Order Tina Montoya
Episode: "Star Crossed"
Undefeated Lizette Sanchez
24 Claudia Hernandez
CSI: Miami Aiden Burn
Aiden Burn 26 episodes
Drift Georgia Fields
Cooper and Stone Angela Stone
Graceland Catherine "Charlie" DeMarco
References [ edit ]
^ Carolina (October 7, 2005). "Vanessa Ferlito: It Was My Decision To Leave 'NY'". CSI Files. Retrieved August 2, 2007.
^ Staff (September 21, 2010). "Vanessa Ferlito Lost Voice Before Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Premiere". Contactmusic.com . Retrieved . June 30, 2012
^ a b c d Staff (December 9, 2008). "Vanessa Ferlito heads home for the Holidays". CraveOnline . Retrieved . March 7, 2010
^ Gelman, Vlada (June 29, 2012). "USA Network Gives Series Order to . Graceland from White Collar Creator Jeff Eastin" TVLine . Retrieved . June 30, 2012
^ Staff (August 9, 2007). "CBB Exclusive: Vanessa Ferlito expecting first child". People . Retrieved . October 24, 2011
^ Staff (December 11, 2011). "Vanessa Ferlito, and her son Vince". Contactmusic.com . Retrieved . June 30, 2012
^ "Vegging Out With Vanessa Ferlito". GoVeg.com.
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