Vera-Ellen Biography : An American Dancer


The life of Vera-Ellen is a fascinating one as she is an actress, singer, dancer, writer, designer, producer, and model. She was born on the 16 of February 1921 in Munich, Germany. Wolfgang Voss's father is a well-known painter, and her mother, Ingrid Voss, is a model.

She has two brothers, Hans-Michael and Manfred Voss, also actors and singers. Veronika is best known for her role in The Blue Angel's musical film. She is also the co-founder of the International Ballet Academy (IBA), a school in Berlin, Germany. Voss was born in Munich, Germany, but spent most of her childhood in Zell am See, Austria. She was educated at the University of Vienna.

Vera has two sisters named Anna and Lisa, and she grew up in Munich. When she was five years old, the family moved to Paris, France. As a child, she had to study hard for her exams as she was the oldest of her siblings. Her father taught her to draw and paint. He also taught her English, French, and Spanish.

She started modelling at the age of 12, and she became a successful model in Paris. She has walked the ramp for Chanel, Balmain, and Dior. She was also a finalist in the Elite Model Look competition in 1996.

In 2002 she was named as one of the top 20 models by Vogue magazine. She has graced the covers of Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Numéro, and Vanity Fair. She is the face of Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, and Chanel. She is also a muse for photographers such as Patrick Demarchelier, Guy Bourdin, Mario Testino, and Steven Meisel.

When she was 18, she moved to New York City to pursue an acting career. She made her film debut in the 1997 movie I Love Trouble. She has since appeared in numerous films, including The Score, Beautiful Thing, and American Splendor. In 2005 she starred in the television series Gossip Girl as Jenny Humphrey. In 2007 she appeared in a film. We Owned the Night and had a small role in the movie 50 First Dates.

She made her film debut in the 1997 movie I Love Trouble. She has since appeared in numerous films, including The Score, Beautiful Thing, and American Splendor. In 2009 she was the face of the brand Bottega Veneta. In 2010, she was featured in the music video for "No More" by Lady Gaga. In 2013 she appeared in the music video for "Let Me Love You", by English singer Ed Sheeran. Her latest album is Its Your Birthday that was released on october 2021.

Vera is a member of the Academy of Fine Arts. She has also designed clothes for the movie "Das Boot" and the German TV show "Die Harald Schmidt Show ."She has written a book titled "Vera's Diary," and she has also written a novel.

Vera married the German actor and director Volker Schlöndorff in 2005. They have a daughter, Nina, and a son, Lucas. Vera and Volker have also collaborated on a project for a fashion magazine.

Final Verdict

In conclusion, she was a great woman who always stood for what she believed in. She was an inspiration for many women, especially those who wanted to achieve something. She was the daughter of the famous actress Ethel Barrymore. She was born in 1921 and died at the age of 60. She was an actress, dancer, and singer. She became the first African American performer to have her television show. She had several movies made after her breakthrough role in the film "Imitation of Life" in 1959.

Vera is a talented artist and a very famous model and actress. Her autobiography is a perfect read for those who want to know more about the life of Veronika Voss.