Vanessa Bell Calloway

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Vanessa Bell Calloway is an American actress and dancer. Beginning her career as a dancer, Bell Calloway is perhaps best known for her role as Princess Imani Izzi in the 1988 comedy Coming to America. In the following years, Bell Calloway appeared in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), The Inkwell (1994), Crimson Tide (1995), and Daylight (1996). read more

Vanessa Bell Calloway is an American actress and dancer. Beginning her career as a dancer, Bell Calloway is perhaps best known for her role as Princess Imani Izzi in the 1988 comedy Coming to America. In the following years, Bell Calloway appeared in What's Love Got to Do with It (1993), The Inkwell (1994), Crimson Tide (1995), and Daylight (1996). Bell Calloway had several starring roles on television series and movies, include first African American prime time soap opera, Under One Roof (1995). She later played recurring roles on Hawthorne and Shameless. In 2016, she appeared in comedy-drama film Southside with You, and began starring as Lady Ella Johnson in the Bounce TV prime time soap opera, Saints & Sinners. Bell Calloway is a nine-time NAACP Image Award nominee.

Birth Name

Vanessa Bell

Born

Wednesday, 20 March 1957

Actress Filmography

Coming 2 America Imani Izzi 2020
Harriet Rit Ross 2019
Unbelievable Sarah 2019
A Black Lady Sketch Show Kiley's Mother 2019
Thriller Mrs. Jackson 2019
The D.L. Hughley Show Self - Guest 2019
Dragged Across Concrete Jennifer Johns 2019
Black Monday Ruth 2019
Throwback Holiday Mildred Anderson 2018
The Conners Carrie Langham 2018
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

Coming 2 America Imani Izzi 2020
Harriet Rit Ross 2019
Unbelievable Sarah 2019
A Black Lady Sketch Show Kiley's Mother 2019
Thriller Mrs. Jackson 2019
The D.L. Hughley Show Self - Guest 2019
Dragged Across Concrete Jennifer Johns 2019
Black Monday Ruth 2019
Throwback Holiday Mildred Anderson 2018
The Conners Carrie Langham 2018
Her Only Choice Dr. Bailey 2018
Unbroken: Path To Redemption Lila Burkholder 2018
Rel Nancy 2018
Love Is_ 'Wiser' Angela 2018
Hollywood Insider Self 2018
Love, Once and Always Isabel 2018
Message From A Mistress Heather 2017
The Preacher's Son Elena 2017
The Bounce Back Ellen 2016
Southside With You Marian Robinson 2016
Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story Josephine 2016
About Scout Faith Price 2016
Saints & Sinners Lady Ella Johnson, Lady Ella, Lady Ella / Lady Ella Johnson 2016
In the Cut Samantha 2015
Being Herself 2015
Divas Wendy Johnson 2015
LAPD African Cops Officer Collins 2015
Survivor's Remorse Camille Jordan 2014
Hand of God Eunetta Graham 2014
Reckless Judge Kress 2014
Murder in the First Veronza Ervin 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
The Divorce 2014
Celebrity Page Self (archive footage), Self 2013
Exhale Herself 2013
Holla II Marion 2013
Between Sisters Lillian 2013
Almost Home Jocelyn Sanders 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood Trina's Mother 2013
Roomieloverfriends Herself 2012
Steve Harvey Herself 2012
Go On Joyce 2012
The Obama Effect Molly Thomas 2012
A Beautiful Soul Guardian Angel 2012
The Last Fall Marie Bishop 2012
The Undershepherd Deaconess Carter 2012
Ringer Agent Royce Wiegler 2011
Harry's Law Judge Jude Campbell 2011
Let's Stay Together Mimi 2011
Shameless Carol Fisher 2011
Detroit 1-8-7 Bonnie McCord 2010
Outlaw 2010
Rizzoli & Isles Assistant District Attorney 2010
Good Hair Herself 2009
Life After Herself 2009
Applause for Miss E Miss E 2009
Hawthorne Gail Strummer 2009
Castle Beryl Wickfield 2009
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure Mrs. Jones 2009
Lakeview Terrace Aunt Dorrie 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self 2008
Dexter Crisis Counselor 2006
The Closer Lynn Talmadge 2005
Grey's Anatomy Lucinda Gamble 2005
Black in the 80s Himself 2005
Cheaper by the Dozen Diana Philips 2003
Love Don't Cost A Thing Vivian Johnson 2003
Cold Case Geraldine Watkins '70 2003
10-8: Officers on Duty Gina Barnes 2003
Joan of Arcadia Corey Phillips 2003
NCIS Sally Hammond 2003
All of Us Marvella James 2003
Biker Boyz Anita 2003
CSI: Miami Tonya Washington 2002
Bad Boy Christine Hodges 2002
The Red Sneakers Berniece 2002
One on One Michelle McCall 2001
All About You Donna 2001
The Brothers Dr. Thelma Woolridge 2001
The Division Dana 2001
Love Song Evie Livingston 2000
Boston Public Mrs. Michelle Ronning 2000
The District Gwen, Gwen Hendrix 2000
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Judge Himmel 2000
Strong Medicine Melanie Rhodes 2000
The Parkers Alaina 1999
The Temptations Johnnie Mae Matthews 1998
Archibald the Rainbow Painter Diana 1998
Prey Grace 1998
The Gregory Hines Show Kyra Lewis 1997
Orleans Rosalee Clark 1997
Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal Herself 1997
The Cherokee Kid Abby Holsopple 1996
Daylight Grace Calloway 1996
Sparks Monique 1996
Malcolm & Eddie Vina Jensen 1996
The Home and Family Show Herself 2012
America's Dream Miss Williams (segment "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black") 1996
Moesha Dr. Woods 1996
Crimson Tide Julia Hunter 1995
Under One Roof Maggie Langston 1995
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Princess Katusha 1995
Touched by an Angel Debra Willis 1994
The Inkwell Francis Phillips 1994
Diagnosis Murder Mrs. Calender 1993
The Sinbad Show Michelle Michaels 1993
What's Love Got to Do with It Jackie 1993
Where I Live 1993
Rhythm & Blues Colette Hawkins 1992
Bebe's Kids Jamika 1992
Memphis Martha Kinship 1992
The 100 Lives of Black Jack Savage Rene 1991
Polly: Comin' Home! Nancy Dodds 1990
Dream On Jeanette 1990
Equal Justice Delia Wayne, Delia 1990
Dragnet Receptionist 1989
Doctor Doctor Gail Butterfield 1989
Coming to America Imani Izzi (as Vanessa Bell) 1988
China Beach Sweet Hula 1988
In the Heat of the Night Audrey Moore 1988
The Return of Desperado Molly Pickett 1988
Death Spa Marci Hewitt (as Vanessa Bell) 1988
Father Dowling Mysteries Dr. Emily Stone 1987
A Different World Danielle Vinson, Lily Connors 1987
Number One with a Bullet Woman 1987
L.A. Law Robin Edwards 1986
The Colbys Lowell Sherman 1985
227 Sherry 1985
1st & Ten Della King 1984
Webster Denice 1983
Falcon Crest Nurse 1981
Simon & Simon Julie 1981
The Magical World of Disney Nancy 1954

Director Filmography

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