Vanessa Lengies

Active - 2000 - Present  |   Born - Jul 21, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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  • Is multilingual, speaking English, French and some Arabic.
  • Was cohost of Popular Mechanics for Kids, along with Elisha Cuthbert from the series 24.
  • Voiced the character of Emily for nine seasons on the PBS children's show Arthur.
  • As an adult, had her first major TV role in the coming-of-age series American Dreams.
  • Was surprised to learn, during the second season of the TNT series Hawthorne, that her character was a lesbian.
  • In 2011, was cast in Glee as Sugar Motta, a tone-deaf member of the glee club with "self-diagnosed Asperger's." Her casting came three years after her friend and fellow Glee castmate Corey Monteith showed her the pilot script.