Vanessa Branch is a British/American actress and model who has been working prolifically in the entertainment business for 20 years. She is best known for the quirky, award winning Orbit Gum campaign where she played their iconic and hilarious British spokesperson in over 45 commercials spanning 8 years. She has also starred in more than 80 film and television productions including the first 3 Pirates of the Caribbean films and TV shows ranging from Criminal Minds to Monk to Gilmore Girls.
She is a graduate of Middlebury College where she studied Theater and Chinese, (and was Miss Vermont/Miss America), is fluent in both French and Mandarin, and acts in the booming Chinese film market in Chinese for in-country productions.
She is an avid adventure traveller, having visited over 70 countries from Tibet to Peru, frequently working with non-profit organizations to volunteer in a variety of needed areas, mostly focused on children and education.
She also conducts seminars, (fabulousbusinessofacting.com) nation-wide about the business of acting and modeling for those wishing to pursue this as their profession.
Vanessa is available for personal appearances and pageant and event hosting.