Vanessa Marquez

Vanessa Marquez Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Dec 2022

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Vanessa Marquez was a famous American actress. Vanessa Marquez was primarily known for her recurring role in the first three ER seasons as nurse Wendy Goldman and Ana Delgado in the 1988 biographical drama film, Stand and Deliver.

Early Life

Vanessa Marquez was born on December 21, 1968. Her birthplace was in Los Angeles County, California. Her real name is Vanessa Rosalia Marquez. Marquez’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

This personality was the daughter of John Marquez, who died during the Vietnam War. He died when she was one and a half years old.

Education

Likewise, she grew up in Montebello, where she attended Schurr High School.

Personal Life

Talking about her personal life, the information regarding her personal things was behind the curtains. However, she must have been in love with someone or she might have been single as well. It seems like she was single and was enjoying her life with her family and friends. Therefore, Marquez maintained her low profile.

Death

Unfortunately, Vanessa Marquez passed away on 30 August 2018. She died in an incident that occurred at her home in the 1100 block of Fremont Avenue in South Pasadena, California. During this incident, a wellness check by local authorities led to an armed confrontation.

Vanessa’s home was found in a state of disarray and claimed that she was experiencing a seizure. Subsequently, paramedics and a mental health expert were called to evaluate this personality.

Police shot Marquez several times after she pointed a firearm and advanced toward the officers. She was then taken to a nearby hospital where Vanessa was pronounced dead at 2:36 p.m. local time.

In February 2019, attorneys representing Marquez’s mother filed a wrongful death claim against the City of South Pasadena. Later in March 2020, the South Pasadena Police Department released bodycam footage from the incident. In the footage, Vanessa is seen pleading with the officers to kill her and pointing the BB gun at them. Furthermore, the City of South Pasadena settled the wrongful death suit with her mother in the amount of $450,000 on 23 February 2021.

Career and Professional Life

Vanessa Marquez was a famous American actress. Vanessa Marquez was primarily known for her recurring role in the first three ER seasons as nurse Wendy Goldman and Ana Delgado in the 1988 biographical drama film, Stand and Deliver.

Moreover, she appeared in a 1992 episode of Seinfeld called “The Cheever Letters”, portraying a secretary in the Cuban Permanent Mission (the US and Cuba did not have mutual embassies from 1961 to 2015). Further, her success with Stand and Deliver led to a career in film and television. This includes roles in the crime drama, Blood In Blood Out, and the independent film, Twenty Bucks.

Furthermore, her television work included guest spots on popular programs which includes Melrose Place in 1994 and Malcolm & Eddie in 1999, and recurring roles on ER from 1994 to 1997. Likewise, in addition to her acting credentials, Marquez appeared as a singer in the 2000 thriller film, Under Suspicion.

Nonetheless, before her death, she made headlines related to the #MeToo movement, alleging that she endured harassment while on the set of ER. Likewise, in October 2017, she accused series star George Clooney of helping to “blacklist” her after she complained to executives about the harassment. Hence, Clooney denied the allegations.

Vanessa Marquez

Caption: Vanessa Marquez is acting in a movie. Source: Yahoo Finance

Brand Endorsements

This personality might have endorsed many brands in the past. However, the information regarding Marquez endorsing brands is behind the curtains.

Body Measurements

Marquez had a well-maintained body. She had a fit and healthy body. This personality was around 5 feet and 3 inches tall. Likewise, she was around 55kg. Moreover, the information regarding this late actress’s other body measurements is unknown. Marquez had brown hair and black eyes.

Social Media

Talking about her social media presence, Vanessa was not active on any social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. This personality didn’t like to post her personal things in the limelight.

Net Worth

Marquez has earned a lot of money from her successful career as an actress. She has a net worth of around $1.5million. However, the information regarding this late actress’s salary is unknown.