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actor , Fashion model , journalist , writer

Veronica Webb is an American supermodel, actress, writer and journalist who appeared on covers of Vogue, Essence and Elle magazines and on the runway for Victoria's Secret and Chanel.

Career

In New York, Webb pursued a modeling career and eventually became a spokesmodel for Revlon. She was the first black supermodel to win an exclusive contract for a major cosmetics company. In 1985, she appeared briefly in the video for Scritti Politti's "Perfect Way".

She is editor-at-large of Interview magazine, and was a monthly columnist for Paper for five years. Veronica wrote a weekly column on American culture in Panorama, Italy’s popular weekly news magazine, and has contributed as a writer for Details, Esquire, Elle, The London Sunday Times and The New York Times Syndicate. Her film credits include “Animal Husbandry,” “The Big Tease” and Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X” and “Jungle Fever.” She has also been featured in a recurring role on the television show “Damon” and has appeared in “Just Shoot Me,” “Clueless” and “Enter Laughing.”

Ms. Webb dedicates her time to several charitable organizations: LIFEBeat, The National Breast Cancer Coalition, and the RPM Nautical Foundation

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Quotations: "Health is the muse of creativity, and sleep the condition that foster it."

(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Membership

  • Lifebeat (board directors).

    1994

Connections

father:
Leonard Douglas Webb - Electrician

mother:
Marion (née Stewart) - Nurse

daughter:
Leila Rose Robb

daughter:
Molly Blue Robb

Husband:
George Robb