Marcil, the youngest of four children, was born in Indio, California, to Patricia Marcil, an herbalist, and Peter Ortiz, a contractor and self-made millionaire.Marcil's father is Mexican, and her mother is an American of French and Italian ancestry.In February 1998, she was named Outstanding Lead Actress at the Soap Opera Digest Awards.On June 14, 1993 she appeared in the Prince music video "Poorgoo", which was released officially in very limited numbers.Former "90210" star Vanessa Marcil is officially a free woman ... plus a bunch of bank accounts and other boring stuff.
as well as all rights to her baby clothes company called Baby Gagoo.
Green, who is the father of Marcil's 10-year-old son Kassius, alleged that his former lover had taken more than 0,000 from him without paying him back.
However, in October last year, a judge dismissed Green's lawsuit.
Marcil acted in a number of theatre productions before landing the role of Brenda Barrett on the soap opera General Hospital, in 1992.
She garnered three Daytime Emmy Award nominations (in 1997, 1998, and 2003) for her portrayal, and won in 2003 as Outstanding Supporting Actress.