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Vanessa Chamberlain
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Maeve Kinkead as Vanessa Chamberlain
Guiding Light
Portrayed by: Maeve Kinkead (1980-1987, 1989-2000, 2002, 2005 & 2006-2009)
Anna Stuart (1981; temp)
Sonia Stuart (1992 & 1994; temp)
Duration: 1980-1987, 1989-2000, 2002, 2005 & 2006-2009
First appearance: June 2, 1980
Last appearance: September 17, 2009
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Douglas Marland
Family: Chamberlain family
Gender: Female
Occupation: Manager of WSPR
Residence: Springfield, Illinois
Parents: Henry Chamberlain
(father, deceased)
Louise Downing
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: Quinton "Quint" Chamberlain
(paternal half-brother)
Marital status: Harlan Billy "Billy" Lewis II
(married) [09/2009-]
Past marriage(s): Gerald Harper
(divorced) [19??-19??]
Harlan Billy "Billy" Lewis II
(divorced) [1984-1986]
Harlan Billy "Billy" Lewis II
(divorced) [1993]
Matthew "Matt" Reardon
(divorced) [1996-2007]
Children: Dinah Marler
(daughter, with Ross) {given up for adoption}
Harlan Billy "Bill" Lewis III
(son, with Billy)
Maureen Reardon
(daughter, with Matt)
Melinda Sue "Mindy" Lewis
Dylan Lewis
Grandchildren: Laura Layne
(granddaughter, via Dinah, deceased)
Unnamed child
(grandson, via Bill)
Nieces & nephews: Anastasia "Stacey" Chamberlain
(adopted niece)
Anthony James "J" Chamberlain
Other relatives: Peter Reardon
(former adoptive son)
Romances: Ross Marler
(dated/engaged; 19??-19??, deceased)
Andrew "Andy" Norris
(lovers; 1981)
William "Ed" Bauer Jr.
(lovers; 1981-1982)
Mark Evans
(dated; 1982, deceased)
Anthony "Tony" Reardon
(lovers; 1982-1983, deceased)
Alan Spaulding
(dated; 1986-1987, deceased)
Alan Spaulding
(dated/engaged; 1991, deceased)
Michael Clark
(one night stand; 1991)
Jack Kiley
(he raped her; 1992)
Fletcher Reade
(dated/engaged; 1992)
Matthew "Matt" Reardon
(dated/engaged; 1995-1996)
Steven "Steve" Martin
(dated; 2008)

Vanessa Chamberlain Lewis (formerly Harper & Reardon) is a fictional character on the CBS daytime soap opera Guiding Light.

Actress History:[]

  • Maeve Kinkead (06/1980-08/1981, 02/1982-12/1987, 07/1989-07/2000, 09/2000, 06/2002, 04/2005-05/2005, 12/2005, 02/2006-09/2009)
  • Anna Stuart (09/1981-12/1981; temp)
  • Sonia Stuart (08/1992 & 05/1994; temp)

Character History:[]