Vanessa Lengies is a Canadian actress and singer. She started her career as a voice actress, debuting on the show The Little Lulu Show. She next starred on the children’s animated series Arthur. In 1998, she starred as Sarah Leigh on the Canadian series Radio Active. She next appeared as Vange on Are You Afraid of the Dark?, starring on the show from 1999 to 2000. At the same time, she appeared on the program Popular Mechanics for Kids as host. In 20005, she made her film debut in the independent feature Waiting… She next had performances in the films The Perfect Man, Stick It, Foreign Exchange, and Extreme Movie. She also became widely known for starring as Roxanne Bojarski on American Dreams. Afterward, she starred as Kelly Epson on Hawthorne. In the 2010s, she played Sugar Motta on Glee.