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Vanessa Ray
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Vanessa Ray
Other Name:
Vanessa Ray Liptak
Livermore, California, U.S
Birth date:
June 24, 1981 (age 36)
Years Active:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Vanessa Ray, born in Livermore, California and raised in Portland, Oregon, is an American television, film and stage actress. She is known for her role as Teri Ciccone in the final season of the soap opera As the World Turns, and more recently for her regular role as Jenny on the USA Network legal drama Suits.[1]


Vanessa has made multiple appearances in other television series, including Tessa Marchetti in Damages and Maggie Sheldon in White Collar. She currently appears as Edit 'Eddie' Janko in the television series Blue Bloods.

Vanessa earned her Actor's Equity card while performing the role of Rusty and singing "Let's Hear It For the Boy" in the musical Footloose. She originated the role of Nemo in Robert and Kristin Lopez's Finding Nemo, the Musical at Orlando's Disney World. Vanessa embodied the character of Olive Ostrovsky in the National Tour of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She joined the Broadway cast of Hair in its final year as Crissy, and sang her heart out in the "Frank Mills Song".

She made her on-screen debut as Chris in the youth-oriented video short feature, The Sparky Chronicles: The Map in 2003.

She won the Teen Choice Award 2015 for her role as Charlotte DiLaurentis as Choice Villain.



Year Title Role Notes
2008-2009 The Battery's Down Vanessa 3 Episodes
2009 Bored to Death Claudia Episode: "The Case of the Missing Screenplay"
2009-2010 As the World Turns Teri Ciccone Recurring role (49 episodes)
2010 Damages Tessa Marchetti Recurring role (7 episodes)
2011 White Collar Maggie 'Rocker' Sheldon Episode: "What Happens in Burma"
2011 Nurse Jackie Mrs. Donovan Episode: "Have You Met Ms. Jones?"
2011-2012 Suits Jenny Griffith Recurring role (9 episodes)
2012 Girls Heather Travis Episode: "The Return"
2012 The Right Not to Know Earthy Chick TV miniseries
2012-present Pretty Little Liars Cece Drake/Charlotte DiLaurentis Recurring role
2013 The Mentalist Cayce Robbins

Episode: "Red Lacquer Nail Polish"

2013- present Blue Bloods Edit 'Eddie' Janko

Season 4: Recurring

Season 5: Also Starring


Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Sparky Chronicles: The Map Chris Video short
2004 Is He... Steph Short film
2008 Finding Chance Katrina
2010 Nice Guy Johnny Best Friend
2011 Trust Me Girlfriend Video short
2012 Not Waving But Drowning Adele
2012 The Last Day of August Phoebe
2013 Wisdom Teeth Post-production


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