Vanessa Bennett
Marj Dusay
Marj Dusay as Vanessa Bennett
All My Children
Portrayed by: Marj Dusay
Duration: 1999-2002
First appearance: February 4, 1999
Last appearance: October 17, 2002
Cause/reason: Death
Created by: Megan McTavish
Family: Bennett family
Other names: Nessa (alternate personality)
Rosie Wells (alternate personality)
Gender: Female
Died: October 17, 2002
Cause of death: Fall over Miller's Falls
Occupation: Mobster
Residence: Pine Valley, Pennsylvania
Parents: Unknown man (father, deceased)
Unknown woman (mother, deceased)
Siblings: Gwyneth Bennett (sister)
Marital status: Single; at death
Past marriage(s): Charles Hayward (dissolved; 19??-19??)
Unknown man (divorced; 19??-19??)
Palmer Cortlandt (divorced; 2001-2002)
Children: David Hayward (son, with Charles)
Leo du Pres (son, with Unknown man, deceased)
Trey Shepherd (son, with Richard) {given up for adoption}
Grandchildren: Babe Carey (granddaughter, via David, deceased)
Marissa Tasker (granddaughter, via David, deceased)
Leora Hayward (granddaughter, via David, deceased)
Oliver Castillo (grandson, via David)
Great-grandchildren: A.J. Chandler (great-grandson, via Babe/adopted great-grandson, via Marissa)
Nieces & nephews: Frankie Stone (niece, deceased)
Maggie Stone (niece)
Romances: Unknown man (affair/lovers; 19??, deceased)
Richard Fields (lovers; 19??, deceased)
Roger Smythe (dated; 2002, deceased)
Vanessa Bennett (formerly Hayward & Cortlandt) was a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children.

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  • Marj Dusay (02/1999-10/2002)

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