Vanessa Williams

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9 Oct, 2012

Vanessa Williams interview

Seacrest interviews Williams during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about what attracted her to her role in Desperate Housewives.

When I did ‘Ugly Betty’ we had a great time with the pilot. But we said, ‘hope people tune into this, it’s really unusual.’ I jumped on ‘Desperate’ which was a well oiled machine by the time I got on in season 6. But when it started 8 years ago, there was nothing like it on television.

16 Jul, 2009

Emmy nomination


Williams is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Wilhelmina Slater on Ugly Betty.

I’m thrilled and honored to be nominated again this year. I love my show and my character, Wilhelmina, and this recognition is truly icing on the cake.

19 Mar, 2007

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Walk of Fame

Williams is presented with her own on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Recording. Friends Salma Hayek and Rebecca Romijn attend the affair in support of Williams.

I love working with these people. I also want to thank my family for allowing me to live my dreams. The sun didn’t shine today, but my heart is shining.

Vanessa Williams- received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame Mar 20, 2007

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