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Then + Now: Vanessa Lee Chester from ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park,’ ‘A Little Princess’ + More

Vanessa Lee Chester The Lost World: Jurassic Park
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If you watched any movies in the ’90s, chances are you remember little Vanessa Lee Chester, the firecracker who starred in ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park,’ ‘A Little Princess,’ and many more. Let’s play catch-up and see what she’s been up to lately.

Then: 

Vanessa Lee Chester caught a big break in 1995 with a beautiful adaptation of ‘A Little Princess,’ in which she played Becky, Sara’s boarding school orphan BFF. She went on to star as Janie in Nickelodeon’s ‘Harriet the Spy’ movie, and as Kelly Malcolm, daughter of Ian Malcolm, in ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’ — aka the second ‘Jurassic Park’ movie.

Now:

Vanessa Lee Chester
Vanessa Lee Chester, Instagram

In the early ’00s, Chester popped up on shows like ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Veronica Mars.’ She continues to act, and has starred in recent episodes of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘Switched at Birth.’ You can keep up with her on Twitter, where she tweets pretty often and loves to post lots of Instagram pics.

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