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10. Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams guest starred on The Love Boat in 1984 when she made an appearance as herself…Miss America. She was the first African American woman to win the title, although she had to resign due to a nude photo scandal. She went on to have an incredibly successful career in the entertainment industry that has gotten her nominations for Emmy, Tony and Grammy Awards. Her big TV roles have included shows like Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives and The Good Wife.

Vanessa Williams and Miss America
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