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Watch… Vanessa Williams tour in Egypt

Friday 29/September/2017 - 04:12 PM
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Grammy، Emmy، and Tony nominee Vanessa Williams has taken to Instagram to share her tour in Egypt.

Williams had published pictures and videos featuring herself and her friends، during her visit to the pyramids and to the Egyptian Museum، where she expressed her love for the country.

This is Williams 5th visit to Egypt.

Noteworthy، Vanessa Lynn Williams is an American actress، singer، and fashion designer. She initially gained recognition as the first African-American recipient of the Miss America title when she was crowned Miss America 1984 in 1983.

Williams rebounded as a recording artist in the late 1980s and released her debut studio album The Right Stuff (1988)، whose title single saw moderate success before "Dreamin'" peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.

Her second and third studio albums، The Comfort Zone (1991) and The Sweetest Days (1994)، saw continued commercial success and for which she received multiple Grammy Award nominations.

Her most recent studio albums include Everlasting Love (2005) and The Real Thing(2009). Williams has also enjoyed success as an actress in film and on television and stage، receiving an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her portrayal of Teri Joseph in the film Soul Food (1997).

Her best known television roles are that of Wilhelmina Slater on Ugly Betty (2006–10)، for which she was twice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series، and Renee Perry on Desperate Housewives (2010–12).

Williams has also appeared in a number of feature films. She received a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her portrayal of Teri Joseph for the 1997 feature film Soul Food.

In 2007، she starred in the independent film My Brother، for which she won Best Actress honors at the Harlem International Film Festival، the African-American Women in Cinema Film Festival، and at the Santa Barbara African Heritage Film Festival. She also notably co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser، Samuel L. Jackson in the 2000 remake of Shaft، the characters from Sesame Street in The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (as the Queen of Trash)، and with Miley Cyrus in Hannah Montana: The Movie.

Williams is the recipient of many awards and nominations including Grammy nominations for hits such as "The Right Stuff"، "Save the Best for Last"، and "Colors of the Wind". In addition، she has earned multiple Emmy nominations، a Tony Award nomination، seven NAACP Image Awards، and four Satellite Awards.

She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 19، 2007.

History is fascinating 🙏 #Egypt

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