Born: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Veanne Cox (born January 19, 1963) is an American stage and screen actress and former ballet dancer. Cox was born in Norfolk, Virginia. She studied ballet at the Washington School of Ballet, acting at the Studio Theatre (Washington, D.C.) and voice at Catholic University. Her Broadway debut was in the Marvin Hamlisch musical Smile (1986). She appeared in the Roundabout Theatre revival of Stephen Sondheim's Company (1995), as "Amy", for which she received a Tony Award nomination, and both The Public Theater (2003) and the Broadway productions of Caroline, or Change (2004) as Rose. Cox appeared in the made-for-television movie Cinderella (1997) as one of the stepsisters, and later acted in Erin Brockovich as Theresa Dallavale. She has appeared in episodes of many television series, such as Boston Legal, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Seinfeld, and Judging Amy. She starred in the Guthrie Theatre production of Private Lives as Amanda in 2007.
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