Vanessa Zima

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Vanessa Zima

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Vanessa Zima (born December 17, 1986) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as a child actress in the 1990s films The Baby-Sitters Club, Ulee’s Gold, and Wicked, and for her recurring role on the first season of the 1995 television legal drama Murder One.


Zima has appeared in films such as The Baby-Sitters Club (1995), Ulee’s Gold (1997),[1] Wicked (1998), and The (2000). She has also appeared in television series such as Murder One, Family Law, Judging Amy, House, and Scandal.


Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, the daughter of Dennis and Marie. Her surname means “winter” in Polish and comes from her maternal grandfather, who was of Polish descent.[2]

Zima has an older sister, Madeline, and a younger sister, Yvonne, both of whom are actresses.

Zima is also notable for her two different eye colors, her right eye being brown and the left one being hazel.


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1995 Baby-Sitters Club, TheThe Baby-Sitters Club Rosie Wilder
1997 Ulee’s Gold Penny Jackson
1998 Rose Sisters, TheThe Rose Sisters
1998 Wicked Inger Christianson
2000, TheThe Kelly Tyler
2001 Zoe Zoe
2004 Cavedweller Amanda Windsor
2006 Far Side of Jericho, TheThe Far Side of Jericho Greta Van Dam
2011 Absent, TheThe Absent Amy Jones
2011 Destruction Party Emily Short film
2013 Manson Girls Katie Krenwinkel
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1995–1996 Murder One Elizabeth Hoffman Recurring role (season 1), 9 episodes
1997 Crisis Center Jenny Maxfield Episode: “It’s a Family Affair”
1997 Visitor, TheThe Visitor Melissa Episode: “Remember”
2000 Family Law Marie Cameron Episode: “One Mistake”
2004 Judging Amy Katie Hadlock Episode: “Werewolves of Hartford”
2008 House Becca Episode: “Joy
2012 Scandal Jill Episode: “The Other Woman”
2016 Killing Mommy Becky Television film

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 1998, Zima was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film: Supporting Young Actress for Ulee’s Gold (1997); the award was won by her co-star in the film, Jessica Biel.[3]

Actress (23 credits)
  Manson Girls (pre-production)
Katie Krenwinkel
 2016 Killing Mommy (TV Movie)
 2015 The Automatic Hate
Amanda Green
 2012 Scandal (TV Series)

The Other Woman (2012) … Jill
 2011 Destruction Party (Short)
 2011 Metered (Short)
 2011 The Absent
Amy Jones
 2008 House (TV Series)

Joy (2008) … Becca
 2006 The Far Side of Jericho
Greta Van Dam
 2004 Cavedweller
Amanda Windsor
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Katie Hadlock

Werewolves of Hartford (2004) … Katie Hadlock
 2001/I Zoe
 2000 The
Kelly Tyler
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
Marie Cameron

One Mistake (2000) … Marie Cameron
 1998 Wicked
Inger Christianson
 1997 The Visitor (TV Series)

Remember (1997) … Melissa
 1997 Crisis Center (TV Series)
Jenny Maxfield

It’s a Family Affair (1997) … Jenny Maxfield
 1997 Ulee’s Gold
Penny Jackson
 1995-1996 Murder One (TV Series)
Elizabeth Hoffman

Chapter Twenty (1996) … Elizabeth Hoffman
Chapter Seventeen (1996) … Elizabeth Hoffman
Chapter Fifteen (1996) … Elizabeth Hoffman
Chapter Thirteen (1996) … Elizabeth Hoffman
Chapter Twelve (1996) … Elizabeth Hoffman
 1995 The Baby-Sitters Club
Rosie Wilder
 1994 The Nanny (TV Series)
Grace’s Friend / Red Robin

Curse of the Grandmas (1994) … Grace’s Friend / Red Robin (uncredited)
Material Fran (1994) … Grace’s Friend / Red Robin (uncredited)

Thanks (1 credit)
 2011 Goy (special thanks

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