Get to Know the Newest Riverdale Cast Member Vanessa Morgan

We can't wait to welcome newest Riverdale cast member Vanessa Morgan, to the show.

Her character Toni Topaz has been shrouded in mystery since the announcement of her arrival this season, but we thought it would be even better to get acquainted with the actress behind this new character before she makes her debut. Get to know her below.


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Name: Vanessa Morgan

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Birthday: March 23

Zodiac Sign: Aries


Fun Facts:

1. She's a dog person all the way. Her favorite breeds are Chihuahuas and German Shepherds.

☕️Tea with my main man Yosh????????Loving it here in Vancouver ! ☺️

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2. She could watch the movie Avatar on repeat. If she could also live in the world of Pandora, she totally would.

3. She is a latte queen????. When ordering at Starbucks, she usually gets a Pumpkin Chai Latte with almond milk.

#tbt Santa Monica ????☺️

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4. Her fave scent in the whole world is vanilla.

5. If anyone were to make a movie about her life, she would want Halle Berry to play her character. We're more than on board with that—they're both gorgeous and insanely talented.

Happy happy happy ☺️ ????: @northtuso

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6. She plays guitar, but says her skills could use some improvement.

7. Her biggest celeb crushes are Ryan Gosling and Chris Pratt. ????


Riverdale is full of strong female characters and we're so stoked another is joining the show. Find out which one of these ladies you're most like HERE!