Vanessa Marcil (born Sally Vanessa Ortiz on October 15, 1968) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Brenda Barrett Corinthos on General Hospital, Gina Kincaid on Beverly Hills, 90210 and Sam Marquez on Las Vegas.
Since mid-2010, she goes by the name Vanessa Marcil-Giovinazzo.
She was named #19 on Maxim's Hot 100 of 2005 list and was featured on the cover of the issue that included the list, as well as #92 in the 2006 FHM Hot 100 list.
Marcil was married to Corey Feldman from 1989 to 1993. She dated former Beverly Hills, 90210 castmate Brian Austin Green from 1999 until early 2003, She and Brian Austin Green have a son together.
Marcil married CSI: NY actor Carmine Giovinazzo on July 11, 2010. On June 21, 2011, Vanessa Marcil-Giovinazzo announced she is pregnant with her second child, her first with Giovinazzo.