Vanessa Lynn Branch is an American actor and a model. Branch appeared in the television series Lost episode "Fire + Water" as the character Karen and she also appeared in Glamour Girls. In 2002, Branch appeared on the American soap Port Charles. Branch speaks fluently in Chinese Mandarin and French. She holds a dual citizenship in the United Kingdom and the United States.
In 2002, Vanessa appeared on the American soap Port Charles as Mary Margaret 'Paige' Barrington Smith and Rebecca 'Becca' Barrington. In 2006, she did a television commercial for Orbit Gum that introduced two new flavors, lemon-lime and crystal mint. Branch has seen in the movie, Pirates of the Caribbean movies, playing Giselle. She also appeared in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Shattered" as an adult Naomi Wildman. Branch also posed for Maxim Magazine in 2006. In 2010, she voiced the character of Beatrice Portinari in the video game Dante's Inferno