Vanessa Angel

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Vanessa Madeline Angel (born 10 November 1966) is an English model and actress. She played the role of Lisa on the television series Weird Science. She is also known for her role as Claudia in the film Kingpin. Angel was discovered by a select model management modelling agent in a London cafe as a teenager. At 16, she was signed by Ford Models and moved to New York City. During her modelling stint, Angel appeared on the covers of Vogue and Cosmopolitan. Angel's first film role was in the 1985 American comedy, Spies Like Us, in which she played a soldier in the Soviet Strategic Missile Forces. In 1990, she appeared in a small role in the film King of New York. Angel continued to appear in films throughout the early 1990s. In 1993, she starred in the television series Weird Science. The show ran for five seasons, ending in 1999. In 1995, Angel was cast in the role of Xena, a guest spot on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Due to an illness, she was unable to take the role. The role eventually went to Lucy Lawless. During the series run of Weird Science, Angel landed the female lead in the Farrelly brothers film, Kingpin.
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