Vanessa Branch

Biography: An actress whose great intelligence belied her image as a svelte, blond bombshell, British performer Vanessa Branch began life in London and grew up as the daughter of a hotel chef, frequently relocating during her youth. Branch ultimately enrolled in Vermont's Middlebury College, with a dual major in theater and Chinese, and graduated in 1994; on the side, she cultivated musical interests with performances on the viola and the piano. In her professional life, Branch made a strong mark in several arenas: on commercial television, as the sexy Orbit gum spokeswoman (whose mantra was "Fabulous!"); in daytime soaps (cast as the gentle, amiable Paige Collins on ABC's Port Charles); as a guest performer on prime-time series such as Gilmore Girls and Monk; and in features. Big screen projects included a small role in the Denzel Washington medical drama John Q., a glossy turn as Captain Jack Sparrow's girlfriend Giselle in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), and aAn actress whose great intelligence belied her image as a svelte, blond bombshell, British performer Vanessa Branch began life in London and grew up as the daughter of a hotel chef, frequently relocating during her youth. Branch ultimately enrolled in Vermont's Middlebury College, with a dual major in theater and Chinese, and graduated in 1994; on the side, she cultivated musical interests with performances on the viola and the piano. In her professional life, Branch made a strong mark in several arenas: on commercial television, as the sexy Orbit gum spokeswoman (whose mantra was "Fabulous!"); in daytime soaps (cast as the gentle, amiable Paige Collins on ABC's Port Charles); as a guest performer on prime-time series such as Gilmore Girls and Monk; and in features. Big screen projects included a small role in the Denzel Washington medical drama John Q., a glossy turn as Captain Jack Sparrow's girlfriend Giselle in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006), and a small-scaled yet pivotal turn as a kindly veterinarian in the modest family-oriented drama All Roads Lead Home (2008). Expand

Vanessa Branch's Scores

Average career score: 37
Highest Metascore: 50 Road Hard
Lowest Metascore: 30 John Q
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 4
  2. Negative: 3 out of 4
4 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd American Satan Oct 13, 2017 Leo's Mom 6.1
50 Road Hard Mar 6, 2015 Nancy 5.6
31 6 Month Rule Jun 1, 2012 Wendy tbd
35 Post Grad Aug 21, 2009 Receptionist / Receptionist tbd
30 John Q Feb 15, 2002 Registered Nurse / Registered Nurse 6.9