Vanessa Lee Chester is an American television and film actress.
She has worked on a variety of projects, most notable for her roles as Kelly in Steven Spielberg's The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and as Becky in Alfonso Cuarón's A Little Princess.
Chester later worked mostly in television, most notably appearing in Malcolm in the Middle and The West Wing. She was nominated for a Saturn Award, Image Award, Young Artist Award and took home the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress. In early 2012 Chester began work on an unnamed film by Ty Hodges.