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's Conservatory in 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.
Selected stage credits:
Cox's theatre performances include:
An American in Paris -- Palace Theatre -- 2015,
La Cage aux Folles -- Broadway revival -- 2010,
The Beaux' Stratagem -- The Shakespeare Theatre -- 2006,
The Wooden Breeks -- Lucille Lortel Theatre -- 2006,
"A Lifetime With A Pencil"
Caroline, or Change - Eugene O'Neill Theater - 2004,
House/Garden -- Manhattan Theatre Club -- 2002,
The Altruists -- Vineyard Theatre -- 2000,
Company - Roundabout Theater - 1995,
Cox's film and television performances include:
Seinfeld (1994), 1 episode: "The Fire", Toby,
Island City (1994), Helen,
Cinderella (1997), Calliope,
You've Got Mail (1998), Miranda Margulies,
Erin Brockovich (2000), Theresa Dallavale,
Beethoven's 4th (2001), Martha Sedgewick,
Joan of Arcadia (2004), 2x14,
Louie (2011), 1 episode: "Halloween/Ellie", Ellie,
Pan Am (2011), 3 episodes,
Smash (2013), 3 episodes
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