Vanessa Bell Calloway is an American actress. Vanessa Bell Calloway received a Bachelor`s of Fine Arts Degree from Ohio University where she was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. She also studied dance with Alvin Ailey, George Faison, and Otis Sallid.
Vanessa Bell Calloway began her career as a dancer in Michael Bennett`s original Broadway production of Dreamgirls. She also was in the ensemble of the short-lived musical Bring Back Birdie.
It was during this time period that Vanessa Bell Calloway directed the music video Angel Man for soul singer Rhetta Hughes. She has been married to anesthesiologist Dr. Anthony Calloway since 1988. The couple have two daughters, Ashley and Ally. Ashley is one of the stars of the BET series Baldwin Hills.