Vanessa de Largie is first and foremost a writer.
However, she is also a freelance journalist, an award-winning actress and author and the resident sex-columnist at Maxim Magazine. Vanessa also writes a regular column for the iconic British/Australian Magazine - The Spectator.
Winner of 7 acting and writing awards. Vanessa has appeared in more than 50 film and theatre productions.
Vanessa was born in Perth, Western Australia after four brothers - Paul, John, Peter and Damian (deceased). She is the daughter of Val and Des de Largie And moved her life to Melbourne in February 2000 -- to further her career.
Vanessa’s memoirs have been #1 Amazon Best Sellers and have received five-star reviews from the Midwest Book Review and San Francisco Book Review.
On stage, Vanessa has performed her one-woman show at the Tristan Bates Theatre in the West End of London. In 2009, Vanessa trained in New York with Oscar-winning film director Mike Nicholls and in 2017, Vanessa spent six months training at the esteemed London Actors Centre.
Vanessa has worked extensively with the Endometriosis Association and in 2004 was sponsored by them to write and produce a play titled: If A Bloke Had Endo which was performed to international medics, politicians and sufferers at the Box Hill Hospital.
Vanessa has written columns and books on rape and domestic violence, (both of which she has experienced). She has also written numerous columns advocating for our vulnerable elderly.
Vanessa is happily single and childless. She divides her time between London and Melbourne.