Vanessa Marquez Bio
Vanessa Marquez was born on 21 December 1968 in Los Angeles County, California, United States and died on 30 August 2018. She was an American actress primarily known for being a recurring character on the first few seasons of ER playing the role of Nurse Wendy Goldman, as well in the 1988 teacher drama Stand and Deliver. Marquez also appeared in a 1992 episode of Seinfeld called “The Cheever Letters,” portraying the secretary to the Cuban Embassy.
|Born||21 December 1968 in Los Angeles County, California, United States|
|Died||August 30, 2018 (aged 49) South Pasadena, California, U.S.|
|Cause of Death||Shot dead by the police after retrieving a BB gun and pointed it at the officers|
|Dating||No information about any boyfriend|
|Net Worth||$ 250,000 as of 2018 (Est.)|
Vanessa Marquez Biography
Vanessa Marquez was born on 21 December 1968 and died on 30 August 2018. She was an American actress primarily known for being a recurring character on the first few seasons of ER playing the role of Nurse Wendy Goldman, as well in the 1988 teacher drama Stand and Deliver. Marquez also appeared in a 1992 episode of Seinfeld called “The Cheever Letters,” portraying the secretary to the Cuban Embassy.
Vanessa’s success with Stand and Deliver a 1998 drama film led to a full-fledged career in film and television. She was featured in films such as the gangster epic Blood In, Blood Out (1993) and the independent film Twenty Bucks (1993). Her television work included guest spots on popular programs including Melrose Place (1992) and recurring and Malcolm & Eddie (1996). In addition to her acting endeavors, Vanessa was also a talented vocalist and lent her voice for the film Under Suspicion (2000).
Vanessa Marquez Dating
Vanessa kept her life private except in 2017 Valentine’s day. She might have went on a date with someone as per instagram post captioned below.
Vanessa Marquez Death and Cause
Police were called to Marquez’s home in the 1100 block of Fremont Avenue by a landlord to check on her welfare on 30 August 2018. When the officers arrived around 12 p.m., she was suffering from seizures and appeared unable to take care of herself. Officers called out paramedics and a mental health clinician and continued to talk with her. After about 90 minutes, Marquez, 49, armed herself with a BB gun and pointed it at the officers, causing them to open fire, the Sheriff in charge, Lt. Joe Mendoza stated. The actress was struck at least once in the torso. She was rushed to hospital, but died for the injuries reported.
Vanessa Marquez Health Issues
On her Twitter account, which has since been deactivated, Marquez wrote she was suffering from celiac, which is an immune disorder. She also said her diagnosis was “terminal” causing her to be “homebound” as she suffered from chronic pain.
On Vanessa Marquez Facebook account, Marquez describes herself as “LivingW/#Terminal #CeliacDisease #CVID #IVIG #Fibro #pulmonaryembolism #Osteoperosis #seizures Insta.”
Vanessa Marquez IMDB
In January 2017, Vanessa asked her followers to boycott IMDB as she had boycotted it after she requested them to take down her bio as it was written by her stalker and they refused.
Condolences Messages on Twitter
Actress Vanessa Marquez was shot and killed by police yesterday afternoon. Police say she pulled a realistic-looking BB gun and pointed it at them. Marquez was on ER and last year she accused George Clooney of helping to end her career after she spoke up about on set harassment pic.twitter.com/FBas8LqCBD
— John Doe (@JohnDoe78359022) August 31, 2018
Actress Vanessa Marquez..played Wendy Goldman on "ER"..was shot and killed by police..Vanessa had mental issues stemming from an eating disorder..she became combative and waved what cops believed was a semi-automatic handgun..Police shot her once in the torso #RestInPeace 🙏 pic.twitter.com/5zoPZQlod8
— geo (@delgeo1) August 31, 2018
I am devastated to say that Vanessa Marquez @R2DivaLA was shot and killed by the South Pasadena police on Thursday afternoon. I met her through #TCMParty, I hope she knew how much we loved her and I hope too that she is at peace ^PG
— TCM Party (@TCM_Party) August 31, 2018
Vanessa Marquez, actress on ER, blacklisted for speaking up about sexual harassment 25 years ago, was murdered by SPPD today. Hollywood though, killed her a long time ago. Rest In Peace Vanessa. 😡
— Minerva Garcia (@mingarla) August 31, 2018