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Vanessa Marquez Biography

Vanessa Marquez Biography, Vanessa Marquez Wiki

Vanessa Marquez was an American actress. She was primarily known for her recurring role in the first three seasons of ER as nurse Wendy Goldman, as well as her role as Ana Delgado in the 1988 teacher drama Stand and Deliver.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • BornDecember 21, 1968, Los Angeles County, California, United States
  • DiedAugust 30, 2018, South Pasadena, California, United States
  • Actress Vanessa Marquez, 49, was shot and killed by police during a welfare check at a cluttered apartment on August 30, 2018, in South Pasadena, California
  • Police struggled to open doors because she was living in ‘hoarding conditions’ 
  • Officers shot at the former ER star after she pulled a realistic-looking replica of a semi-automatic handgun on them while refusing medical care
  • On Monday, Los Angeles County prosecutors said they would not file criminal charges against South Pasadena Officers Gilberto Carrillo and Christopher Perez
  • Deputy DA found the actress’s intention ‘sadly appears to have been to end her life’ and said the officers acted lawfully when they fired 12 rounds at Marquez 
  • Marquez was best known for her role as nurse Wendy Goldman on the NBC medical drama starring George Clooney between 1994 and 1997

Vanessa Marquez Age

She was born on December 21, 1968, in Los Angeles County, California, United States. She died on August 30, 2018, in South Pasadena, California, U.S. She was 49 years old.

Vanessa Marquez Mental Health

Marquez battled physical and mental health issues for years.

Vanessa Marquez Death

Marquez was fatally shot by police on August 30, 2018, at her home in South Pasadena. She had been suffering from seizures and a mental health clinician and paramedics were attempting to get her to agree to be taken to a local hospital for evaluation. She picked up a handgun, and officers retreated downstairs. According to Police, they opened fire when Marquez advanced toward them with the weapon. She was killed in the confrontation. The weapon was later determined to be a replica.

Cause of Death

A then clearly agitated Marquez can be seen getting what looks to be a gun and is told by officers a number of times to drop the weapon. She then points the object at the officers, which is when they both opened fire.

The actress was known for playing nurse Wendy Goldman on the first three seasons of ER, NBC’s long-running medical drama.

Marquez’s family has reportedly filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of South Pasadena.

Officers responded to the 49-year-old Stand and Deliver actress’ home to conduct a welfare check, and when they arrived on the scene, Marquez appeared to be having seizures. A request for additional medical personnel was placed, as can be seen in the video. A Los Angeles County Mental Health clinician was sent to the scene.

Vanessa Marquez Body Cam – Vanessa Marquez Shooting Video

The distressing bodycam video has shown the moment ER star Vanessa Marquez was shot dead by cops after pulling out a replica gun and shouting ‘kill me’ during a welfare check at her home.

Marquez, 49, can be seen sitting in her bedroom in cluttered ‘hoarding conditions’ after police officers were called to the property in South Pasadena, California, by a concerned friend on August 30, 2018.

‘I’m not going,’ the actress tells the pair of officers after they tell her is being taken into custody for her own safety. She is then seeing drawing a pair of scissors from a handbag, followed by pistol, which was later found to be BB gun.

One of the officers says: ‘Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, s**t, she’s got a gun. She’s got a gun. Gun! Gun! Gun!’ And the police immediately back out of the apartment.

In harrowing footage, the officers can be heard pleading with Marquez to drop the gun while they wait at the bottom of the stairs. The actress appears on the steps holding the gun before the officer’s open fire.

Vanessa Marquez Cause of Death

Vanessa Marquez’s cause of death was a gunshot wound after she was shot by South Pasadena police.

Her mother Delia McElfresh blamed the actress’s death on poor tactics, negligence, and overreaction by police who had no reason to use lethal action.  

Investigation Report

A pair of South Pasadena police officers will not be charged for fatally shooting ER actress Vanessa Marquez in August 2018.

According to a report from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office released Monday, the two officers acted in self-defense when Marquez pointed a handgun at them after they responded to her residence on an emergency medical call.

Along with the report, body-cam footage from one of the officers was released, which was slowed and superimposed to show what looks to be a handgun pointed at the officers. It was later determined to a replica firearm.

A then clearly agitated Marquez can be seen getting what looks to be a gun and is told by officers a number of times to drop the weapon. She then points the object at the officers, which is when they both opened fire.

Net Worth

Information about Vanessa Marquez Net Worth will be updated soon.

Vanessa Marquez Instagram

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Hey @davidlopezhair! Here's a little more than the screen shot you asked for of Sam. You and @eliseivyqvc, Hey girl HEYYY, made me LAUGH SOOOOOO MUCH! You were like the cutest comedy team and I expect another show very very soon! I had the toughest weekend in the ER but I watched you guys like 30 times on live stream and I laughed so hard that you guys got me through the scariness. But I expected skipping! You work me up into a frenzy of joy and NO SKIPPING? What? Next time Ok? You're the perfect pair. Elise is the Rose to your Gold. aawwww. It's TRUE! Thank you guys. Thank you for EVERYTHING! Love you. Kisses. Wanna share cheesecake with You! #LivinOurBestT3Life XOXO ❤💋@beautyiq @qvc #BeautyIQ

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