Vanessa Lee Chester

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Vanessa Lee Chester
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Born (1984-07-02) July 2, 1984 (age 32)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present

Vanessa Lee Chester (born July 2, 1984) is an American television and film actress.[1]

She has worked on a variety of projects, most notable for her roles as Kelly in Steven Spielberg's The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997),[2] and as Becky in Alfonso Cuarón's A Little Princess (1995).[1]

Chester later worked mostly in television, most notably appearing in Malcolm in the Middle and The West Wing. She was nominated for a Saturn Award (The Lost World: Jurassic Park), Image Award (The Lost World: Jurassic Park), Young Artist Award (A Little Princess) and took home the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress (Harriet The Spy).[3] In early 2012 Chester began work on an unnamed film by Ty Hodges.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1993 CB4 Talona
1994 Me and the Boys Renee Episode: "Talent Show"
1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child School Child #3 TV series
1995 A Little Princess Becky
1996 Harriet the Spy Janie Gibbs
1997 Promised Land Emily Dixon Episode: "Stealing Home: Part 1"
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Kelly Curtis
1999 She's All That Melissa's Friend
1999 Get Real Rude Girl Episode: "Anatomy of a Rumor"
1999 Once and Again Annie 5 episodes (1999–2000)
2000 Dreams in the Attic Angel
2000 Stepsister from Planet Weird Michelle TV movie
2002 Family Law Girl #1 Episode: "Celano v. Foster"
2002 Malcolm in the Middle Student #3 Episode: "Humilithon"
2004 Crossing Jordan Andrea Episode: "Most Likely"
2005 Without a Trace Dori Episode: "Lost Time"
2006 The West Wing Youth Voter #2 Episode: "Duck and Cover"
2006 Veronica Mars Maureen Episode: "I Am God"
2006 The Shift Daughter
2006 Justice 2nd Mock Juror Episode: "Filicide"
2008 Extreme Movie Charlotte
2009 17 Again Cheerleader #1
2011 Switched at Birth Lizzy Episode: "The Stag Hunt"
2012 How I Met Your Mother Mia Episode: "The Autumn of Breakups"


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