Vinessa Shaw

Vinessa Shaw

Vinessa Shaw  American Actress


Who is is she dating right now?

Vinessa Shaw and Kristopher Gifford are engaged.


She has been in relationships with Oliver Hudson (1998 - 2001) and Jonathan Brandis (1991 - 1992).


Vinessa Shaw is a 40 year old American Actress. Born Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw on 19th July, 1976 in Los Angeles, California USA, she is famous for Kimberly Mullen in Ladybugs (1992) in a career that spans 1989–present and 1981–present. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

Vinessa Shaw has been in 5 on-screen matchups, including Omri Katz in Hocus Pocus (1993), Ben Browder in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Joaquin Phoenix in Two Lovers (2008), Jonathan Brandis in Ladybugs (1992) and Omar Katz in Hocus Pocus (1993).

Vinessa Shaw is a member of the following lists: Actresses of Italian descent, American actresses of Mexican descent and Jewish American actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Engaged1 10 years, 10 months - -
Dating2 3 years 2 years 1 year
Total3 10 years, 10 months 5 years, 7 months 1 year


First Name Vinessa
Middle Name Elizabeth
Last Name Shaw
Full Name at Birth Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw
Alternative Name Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw, Vinessa Shaw
Age 40 years
Birthday 19th July, 1976
Birthplace Los Angeles, California USA
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Weight 121lbs (55 kg)
Build Average
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Buddhist
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Barnard College in New York (dropped out to pursue acting), Pitzer College
Occupation Text Actress (45 credits) Self (7 credits) Archive footage (1 credit), Model
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Kimberly Mullen in Ladybugs (1992)
Year(s) Active 1989–present, 1981–present
Bust (inches) 34
Cup Size D
Waist (inches) 2
Hips (inches) 35
Father Larry Shaw
Mother Susan (née Susan Jean Damante)
Sister Natalie Shaw
Family Member Niece of Vicki Damante, Cousin of Giavanna Whited, Grandfather, Vincent

Vinessa Elizabeth Shaw (born July 19, 1976) is an American film actress and model. Shaw has starred in numerous motion pictures since the early 1990s and was a supporting cast member in the Showtime Drama Ray Donovan. Her breakout role was in Disney's 1993 Halloween comedy-fantasy hit film Hocus Pocus. She also was in Ladybugs (1992), Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut (1999), the 2006 remake of Wes Craven's horror picture The Hills Have Eyes, as well as 40 Days and 40 Nights as Josh Hartnett's sadistic ex-girlfriend.

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Partner Comparison

Vinessa Shaw40 CancerActress
Kristopher Gifford-
Oliver Hudson40 VirgoActor
Jonathan Brandis27 AriesActor


Cold in July2014AnnMovie
Those Who Kill2014Angela EarlyTV Show
After The Fall2014Susan ScanlonMovie
Electric Slide2013MimiMovie
Side Effects2013Dierdre BanksMovie
Ray Donovan2013Kate McPhersonTV Show
Big Miracle2012Kelly MeyersMovie
Vegas2012Laura SavinoTV Show
Come Out and Play2012BethMovie
Puncture2011Nurse Vicky RogersMovie
Stag Night2009BritaMovie
Birthday Suit2009Movie
Garden Party2008Sally St. ClaireMovie
Two Lovers2008Sandra CohenMovie
3:10 to Yuma2007Emma NelsonMovie
Badland2007Nora RiceMovie
The Hills Have Eyes2006Lynn CarterMovie
Fathers and Sons2005NellTV Movie
World of Trouble2005TV Movie
Melinda and Melinda2004StaceyMovie
Bereft2004MollyTV Movie
CSI: NY2004Jennifer WalshTV Show
House M.D.2004Dr. Kelly BenedictTV Show
40 Days and 40 Nights2002NicoleMovie
Corky Romano2001Agent Kate RussoMovie
The Weight of Water2000Anethe ChristensonMovie
The '70s2000Eileen WellsTV Movie
Eyes Wide Shut1999DominoMovie
Wayward Son1999CordeliaMovie
L.A. Without a Map1998BarbaraMovie
Coyote Summer1996Callie CarpenterMovie
McKenna1994Cassidy McKenna (pilot only)TV Show
New York Undercover1994Teen CovergirlTV Show
Hocus Pocus1993AllisonMovie
Fallen Angels1993Jeannie StreeterTV Show
Country Estates1993Heather CalhounTV Movie
Ladybugs1992Kimberly MullenMovie
Long Road Home1991Clara TarpinTV Movie
The Torkelsons1991Meredith ReedTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Gloria BryceTV Show
Home Sweet Home1981AngelMovie
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Emily BreenJul 19, 2009

hey vinessa, I loved you in hocus pocus I really love that movie, that is favorite halloween movie of all times you rock! do you still like Omri Katz date him

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