Vanessa Giordano is an award winning actress, singer, writer and producer. She grew up in Massachusetts and is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan, where she majored in Musical Theatre. She is an alumni of the Breakin' Through Acting Workshop in Los Angeles.
Her first project as an actress/ producer, the series "The One Percent" became a YouTube Sensation and won her Best Actress at The LA Webfest. Her short film, "Nervosa", which she produced and starred in, about a girl dealing with bulimia had its premiere at the LA Femme Film Festival in Hollywood.
Vanessa's feature film, "5150", which she co-wrote, produced and starred in, was released by Gravitas Ventures and is available on Amazon and iTunes. Vanessa is the founder of Stardust Films, a production company who's mission is to produce female driven film and television content. Vanessa is vegan and an avid animal lover and animal welfare supporter. She represented the ASPCA in Subaru's Share The Love campaign. Vanessa's first album, "Blue" is being released in Summer 2019.
GINGER, WINSTON & CARMELO
Vanessa is the proud mama of three rescue dogs. She is also actively involved with volunteering in the LA shelters. She is a proud foster fail of her pup Carmelo, who also appeared with her in a Subaru National Campaign representing shelter dogs for the ASPCA.
Vanessa became vegetarian in 2009 after seeing "Food, Inc." and realizing the reality of the violence against animals. She became vegan after seeing "Forks Over Knives" in 2015. She is a firm believer that animals are people too, and that all animal derived products are extremely unhealthy for humans.
CLASSIC MOVIE FAN
TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES
Vanessa has been an avid film lover/ self appointed historian since she was 11 and discovered the strong women of cinema that inspired her to become an actress such as Bette Davis, Judy Garland, and Deborah Kerr. An avid TCM viewer for 20 years, Vanessa was invited to be a Guest Host for TCM's 25th Anniversary and introduce one of her favorite films, "A Guy Named Joe" with Ben Mankiewicz.