Vanessa Zachos (Vanessa Sophia Marie August Ortmann Zachos) (born 3 May) is an international actress. She currently lives and works in London, UK.
Vanessa is the middle child of five daughters. Her father is an Electrical Engineer who was born in Greece and her mother formerly a model and Estate Agent, was born in the former East Berlin. One of her grandmothers was from French and Russian descent and grandfather from Danish descent. From a young age Vanessa had a love of the stage, featuring in numerous school plays. She excelled in art and science and trained in modern dance. Leaving school early to help support her family she worked for a while assisting a Private Investigator on cases of infidelity. She has also previously worked for a number of charitable organizations.
Vanessa recently received a RADA/ EuropeanAct fellowship and was chosen out of 400 applicants as up and coming talent at the Berlinale at the Durban International Film Festival.
Trained in Chubbuck Technique and Method Acting.
Year Film Role Notes
2008 Credo aka The Devils Curse Melanie
2009 The Secret Philosophy Michelle Huston
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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