Veronica Webb Biography (1965-)

Born February 23 (some sources cite February 25), 1965, in Detroit, MI; daughter of Leonard Douglas (an electrician) and Marion (a public health nurse; maiden name, Stewart) Webb; married George E. Robb, Jr. (a philanthropist), 2002; children: Layla Rose, Molly Blue. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, model, writer
Birth Details
February 23, 1965
Detroit, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Vera, Jungle Fever, Universal, 1991
  • Sister Lucille Rosary, Malcolm X (also known as X), WarnerBros., 1992
  • Model, For Love or Money (also known as The Concierge), Universal, 1993
  • Herself, Unzipped (documentary), Miramax, 1995
  • Herself, Catwalk (documentary), Arrow Releasing, 1996
  • Diandre, Holy Man, Buena Vista, 1998
  • VIP patron, 54 (also known as Fifty-Four), Miramax, 1998
  • Pam, In Too Deep, Miramax/Dimension Films, 1999
  • Herself, The Big Tease (also known as Je m'appelle Crawford), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Herself, Someone Like You ... (also known as Animal Attraction), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Herself, Zoolander, Paramount, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • Herself, Retrosexual: The 80s, VH1, 2004
  • Specials
  • In a New Light '94, ABC, 1994
  • Presenter, The 1995 ESPY Awards, ESPN, 1995
  • In a New Light: Sex Unplugged, ABC, 1995
  • People Yearbook '95, CBS, 1995
  • Presenter, 25 Years of No. 1 Hits: Arista Records' Anniversary Celebration, NBC, 2000
  • Judge, Miss Universe 2001, CBS, 2001
  • Interviewee, When Supermodels Ruled the World, VH1, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Herself, "Do We with Bad Haircuts Not Feel?," Clueless, ABC, 1996
  • Herself, "The Devil and Maya Gallo," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1997
  • Herself, "Fixing Up Daddy," Clueless, ABC, 1997
  • Tracy Warren, "The Apartment," Damon, Fox, 1998
  • Tracy Warren, "Chasing Tracy," Damon, Fox, 1998
  • Guest, Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, multiple episodes in 1998
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Eileen Ford, Lifetime, 1998
  • Herself, "Hoop Dreams," It's Like, You Know ... , ABC, 2000
  • Herself, "20 Hours in L.A.," The West Wing, NBC, 2000
  • Heidi, "The Princess Cruise," Becker, CBS, 2001
  • Herself, The Isaac Mizrahi Show, Oxygen, 2002
  • Guest host of Later, NBC; fashion correspondent for Russell Simmons' Oneworld Music Beat, syndicated; correspondent or guest for episodes of The Big Breakfast, Channel 4 (England); HBO Entertainment News, HBO; Front Page, Fox; Good Morning America (also known asGMA), ABC; Last Call, CBS; Oh La La, Lifetime; Suddenly Susan, NBC; and The Sunday Show.
  • Pilots
  • Fully Clothed, Non-Dancing Girls, CBS, 1996
  • Radio Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Guest, The Howard Stern Radio Show, multiple episodes in 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Nonfiction
  • Veronica Webb Sight: Adventures in the Big City (essays), Hyperion, 1998
  • (With others) Fine Beauty: Beauty Basics and Beyond for African-American Women, edited by Sam Fine and Julia Chance, Riverhead, 1999
  • Columnist for Paper, beginning 1989. Contributor to periodicals, including Details, Elle, Esquire, Mademoiselle, New York Times, and Spin. Contributing editor, Interview,beginning 1990, and for Paper.
  • Introductions for Books
  • Dweck, Stephan and Moneria Ivey, You're So Fine I'd Drink a Tub of Your Bathwater: 500 No-Fail Pick-Up Lines That Work on the Bus, in the Bar, in the Neighborhood Store, Hyperion, 1996
  • (Author of foreword) Le Goues, Thierry, Soul: Photographs by Thierry Le Goues, PowerHouse Books, 1997
  • Thomas, Duane, Body & Soul: The Black Male Book, Universe, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Black Biography, Volume 10, Gale, 1996
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, February 6, 1998, p. 56
    • Essence, April, 1995, p. 54; December, 2000, p. 44
    • People Weekly, March 2, 1998, p. 95
    • TV Guide, May 16, 1998, p. 7

    User Contributions:

    Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

    CAPTCHA


    forum