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  1. Bringing a unique blend of style, beauty and humor to the screen, Denise Vasi has made a name for herself as one of the top actresses to watch in Hollywood. Vasi currently stars as smart, savvy businesswoman Raquel Lancaster in VH1's hit, one-hour scripted series, "Single Ladies." The upcoming third season from Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, which chronicles three friends and their take on love, dating and female friendship, is slated to return on January 6, 2014. Gaining......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Bringing a unique blend of style, beauty and humor to the screen, Denise Vasi has made a name for herself as one of the top actresses to watch in Hollywood. Vasi currently stars as smart, savvy businesswoman Raquel Lancaster in VH1's hit, one-hour scripted series, "Single Ladies." The upcoming third season from Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, which chronicles three friends and their take on love, dating and female friendship, is slated to return on January 6, 2014.

    Gaining recognition in Hollywood for her breakout role in ABC's longstanding daytime soap opera "All My Children," Vasi starred as Randi Morgan, former prostitute and wife of series veteran Frankie Hubbard from 2008-2011. Vasi relocated with production from New York to Los Angeles to further pursue her budding career. She was most recently seen as Ruby in the critically acclaimed Steven Soderbergh-directed feature film Magic Mike, opposite Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey, and in Charles Murray's debut indie drama Things Never Said.

    A Brooklyn native of Puerto Rican, Dominican and Greek descent, Vasi signed to Ford Models at the age of 12. She went on to grace the pages of international campaigns for ELLE, Marie Claire, GQ Italy and more. She appeared in numerous on-camera and print campaigns for leading cosmetic, hair care and fashion brands including Olay, Bobbi Brown, Dove, Urban Decay, M·A·C, L'Oreal, Target, Doll House, American Eagle, Republic and more.

    Vasi's additional credits include feature films "The Good Guy" opposite Alexis Bledel, and "What's Your Number?" opposite Anna Faris and Chris Evans, and roles on television shows "White Collar," "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," "The Protector," and "How To Make It In America."

    Vasi's other interests include dance, fitness and philanthropy. She helped raise over $$500,000 for addiction recovery as co-chairman of Caron Renaissance's "Save A Life Event."

    Vasi currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, acclaimed photographer/director Anthony Mandler.

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