1. Playing The Witch in "Into the Woods"
  2. Having the same name as another actress named Vanessa Williams
  3. Probably not much else
  4. Competitive salsa dancing!
    As per her 1998 film Dance With Me
    Suggested by @teo
  5. Saving the best for last
    Suggested by @chris
  6. Um, being gray-eyed? Hello?
    Suggested by @louis