Vanessa Williams is an American actress, singer and fashion designer. She is known for being the first African-American to win Miss USA in 1984. She played Rhonda in "The Long Goodbye". Contents[show] Biography Trivia She is often confused with an actress with the same name, Vanessa Williams. Filmography Awards Retrieved from "https://modernfamily.fandom.com/wiki/Vanessa_Williams?oldid=36745" Categories: Actresses Content Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.