Vanna Bonta

Mostly Credited As: Vanna Bonta
Birth Name: Vanna Marie Bonta
Date Of Birth: April 03, 1958 (Age 56)
Country Of Birth: Italy
Birth Place: Florence, Tuscany
Date Of Death: July 08, 2014
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Vanna Bonta

Vanna Bonta is an American novelist, poet and actor best known as the author of Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel, the adventures of a mysterious girl who has no navel, and for her cameo in The Beastmaster as Zed's queen, the hero's young mother. She is credited with numerous roles as a voice actor in feature films such as Beauty and the Beast (Disney), Hocus Pocus and Bonta wrote an undeveloped story, Somewhen, for the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. She has published several collections of award-winning poetry and essays. She is the inventor of the 2Suit, the jet shoe, and a rocket engine part, plays piano and speaks several languages.

Vanna Bonta inspired millions of viewers imaginations to the possibilities of life on other planets and throughout the universe when she appeared in The Universe Season 3 Episode 4 Sex in Space and talked about how her 2suit could be used to achieve intimacy in microgravity toward the colonization of other planets. The History Channel documentary filmed her testing the 2suit in weightlessness, which marked Bonta's second zero gravity flight.

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Episode Cast Credits 

The Universe: Ancient Mysteries Solved (2007) 
  Sex in Space 03x04: (Dec/02/2008) As Herself 

Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983) 
  All the World's a Stage 03x22: (May/12/1986) As Lead Actress in Play 

CHiPs (1977) 
  Ice Cream Man 05x24: (Apr/18/1982) As Secretary 
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A Vanna Bonta poetry quotation opens an episode of the popular TV show, Wilfred (2011) (Season 3).

Was cast in dental plaster for special effects needed in her role as queen of Zed in The Beastmaster (1982)

Was named [Vanna after the best friend of Beatrice from The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri).

Had her dog's DNA mapped.

Has flown in microgravity (zero gravity) twice.

Collects writing instruments, quill pens through several era typewriters.

Coined the literary genre "quantum fiction." (Publishers Weekly)

Invented the 2Suit, a garment for intimacy in microgravity environments.

Publicly admitted she was fashion-challenged and wears paper clips as hair barrettes.

Has admitted she was fashion-challenged and wears paper clips as hair barrettes.

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Vanna Bonta Quotes
Peaceful existence through which to develop individual creativity is everyone's fundamental human right.

Gossip can be entertaining, occasionally I've heard the most fascinating things about myself I never knew.

There is no hospitality like understanding.

My dream is for humankind to evolve to a state of co-operation in uniting resources and applying talents toward innovation, exploration and discoveries for the benefit of all. Space aligns perspective to our place in the cosmos, a vision that unites mankind is against common foes (ignorance, limitation).

Love is a quality, not a quantity.

Money is only a human invention. I get paid for my work, it's a system of trade, but it's not my purpose and reason for living.

Gifts have ribbons, not strings.

Popularity is not an indication of quality.

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.

We've been there on World Wars, it's time for World Party I.

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