Vanna Bonta is a novelist, poet and film actress best known as the author of Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel (Meridian House 1996)[1] [2] the story of an amnesiac girl with no navel. She is also known for collections of award-winning poetry as well as for a cameo role as Zed's queen, the hero's young mother, in the fantasy movie The Beastmaster.

She is also the inventor of the 2suit.[3][4][5]

A portrait of her as a young girl was drawn by Florentine artist Pietro Annigoni.[6]

She was a model of Woman for the Frederick Hart work "Creation of Mankind" (Ex Nihilo) on the front entrance of the Washington National Cathedral in Washington D.C.[7]

Bonta 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.[8] [9] She is an advocate with The Space Frontier Foundation.

She is the daughter of an Italian fine-arts painter and American military officer, and the granddaughter of Luigi Ugolini.[10]

Bonta wrote an undeveloped story, "Somewhen", for the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.[11] She is credited with numerous roles as a voice actor in feature films, such as Beauty and the Beast (Disney). [12] She was the computer voice in the movie, Demolition Man.


  1. Flight: a quantum fiction novel, by Vanna Bonta; book reviews
  2. Quantum Fiction quando la quantistica detta le leggi della scrittura, by Maria Zuppello; Panorama Mondadori, January 16, 2008
  3. Inventors Digest, May 2009; Issue 25, Vol. 5
  4. American Chronicle - May 02, 2009; Vanna Bonta Does Inventor's Digest: New Meaning To Beautiful
  5. Outer-space sex carries complications by Alan Boyle, Science editor; MSNBC News, July 24, 2006
  6. Pietro Annigoni biography imdb
  7. News Inside July 6, 2006
  8. The Universe: Sex in Space Marks New Era For Mankind? Now Public (December 1, 2008)
  9. History Channel: The Universe: Sex in Space
  10. Space Foundation Gives Nod To Poetry Huliq News; August 2, 2008
  11. Undeveloped Star Trek episodes
  12. Vanna Bonta filmography Fandango

External links

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