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Vanessa Marcil

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Vanessa Marcil
Birth name Sally Vanessa Ortiz
Born October 15, 1968 in Indio, California, USA
Sometimes credited as Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo
Notable Roles Gina Kincaid in Beverly Hills, 90210
Sam Marquez in Las Vegas
Notable Episodes



Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
General Hospital Brenda Barrett 1992-1998, 2002-2003, 2010-2011
Beverly Hills, 90210 Gina Kincaid 1998–2000 9 10
Las Vegas Sam Marquez 2003–2008 1 2 3 4 5

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Spin City Kara 5x23 - A Shot in the Dark (2) May 23, 2001
NYPD Blue Det. Carmen Olivera 9x02 - Johnny Got His Gold (2) November 6, 2001
NYPD Blue Det. Carmen Olivera 11x03 - Shear Stupidity October 7, 2003
Crossing Jordan Sam 4x07 - What Happens in Vegas Dies in Boston (1) November 7, 2004
Crossing Jordan Sam Jane Marquez 5x02 - Luck Be a Lady (1) October 2, 2005
Without a Trace Kim Marcus 7x17 - Voir Dire March 17, 2009
Without a Trace Kim Marcus 7x18 - Daylight March 31, 2009
Without a Trace Kim Marcus 7x20 - Hard Landing April 14, 2009
Hawaii Five-0 (2010) Dr. Olivia Victor 3x08 - Wahine'inoloa November 26, 2012

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
To Love, Honor and Deceive Sydney Carpenter December 15, 1996 ABC Sunday Night Movie

Notable Film Roles

Awards and Accolades

Daytime Emmy Awards

(1 Win in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2003)
General Hospital


  • Is of Mexican, French, Italian and Portuguese descent
  • Is the youngest of four children
  • Her mother, Patricia was an herbalist and her late father, Peter was a contractor and self-made millionaire
  • Attended Indio High School in Indio, California
  • Was part of the Circle Theatre Acting Company in Indio, California
  • Has a son, Kassius (born in 2002) with her former fiance and Beverly Hills, 90210 co-star, Brian Austin Green
  • Was married to Corey Feldman (from 1989 to 1993) and Carmine Giovinazzo (from 2010 to 2012)