Vanessa Brittany Lengies is a Canadian actress, dancer and singer from Montréal, Québec, Canada.
She has a German father and an Egyptian mother, and speaks English, French and some Arabic. She is known for her roles in Stick It, Waiting..., and The Perfect Man. Vanessa is best known for starring in the drama American Dreams as Roxanne Bojarski. She appeared as Charge Nurse Kelly Epson on the TNT medical drama HawthoRNe, and has appeared in the recurring role of Sugar Motta in the third and fourth seasons of the Fox series Glee. Vanessa can currently be seen playing the role of Alexa on the FOX TV series Second Chance.