Vanessa Carlysle
Appeared in Deadpool
Deadpool 2
Status Deceased (Original Timeline)
Alive (New Timeline)
Actor Morena Baccarin
"I love you, Wade Wilson. We can fight this!"
―Vanessa Carlysle[src]

Vanessa Geraldine Carlysle is the fiancée of Wade Wilson. She is a former exotic dancer and the propriety of an orphanage from New York City.


Early life

Vanessa had a troubled childhood and was abused. Her uncles "took turns" molesting her. She also slept in a dishwasher box as a child.

X2: X-Men United

Carlysle's name appeared on a list of mutants on Col. Stryker's computer when it was accessed by Mystique.


Vanessa met Wade at Weasel's bar, where she was a prostitute. They began dating and moved into an apartment together. Wade proposed to her after nearly a year. However, when Wade was diagnosed with cancer, he didn't want to burden her. He went to see The Recruiter for Weapon X that he had met at a bar. In Weapon X, they lied about curing Wade's cancer. He was tortured by Ajax and Christina until his mutation was unlocked. He developed a healing factor but was disfigured, and became known as "Deadpool", the Merc with the Mouth.

Later, Vanessa was abducted by Ajax and Christina, in the alley near the strip club she worked at. She was taken as a hostage to an aircraft carrier, so that Deadpool could be lured there. After Ajax was killed and Christina was defeated, she approached Deadpool and proceeded to punch him multiple times and demanded an explanation. Wade apologized and she proceed to remove his mask. Though clearly shocked by his new face, she still loved him and they reconcile with a kiss with Wham! playing in the background.

Deadpool 2

Two years after the events of the first film Vanessa is becomed proprietary of an orphanage and Deadpool is becomed the most popular hero and vigilant killing great criminals organizations, Wade and Vanessa are party their anniversary and Vanessa revealing who they will adopt a child and make a family making Wade happy, however when Vanessa is talking about their child's name various criminals attack the house and Vanessa hide and survives, however the boss of criminals enters in the house and shot to Vanessa killing her, this make Wade angry and sad and despite Wilson kill the criminal the vigilant is sad for Vanessa's death.

Vanessa appear in various Wade's pre-deaths experiences incoracing him to save the mutant kid Russell from becoming a evil criminal lord who would kill Cable's family in the future, at the end Wade die and reunites with Vanessa but she tell to him who is not time for him and they will meet again some time after, Cable travel in time and save Deadpool.

In a mid-credits scene Deadpool travel in time with Cable's dispositive and save Vanessa killing the criminal with a knife, so Vanessa is alive and despite Wade haved Cancelled her death the events of the film are still happened who means who in the new version of facts Vanessa haved convinced Wade to save Russell and all the adventure is happened, so now Vanessa is alive and Deadpool, the events of the film remains despite Vanessa's death is cancelled and she and Wade will adopt their son.

Character traits

Vanessa is kind, feisty, and seductive. She cares much for her fiancé, Wade, and was devastated when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Though obvious that Wade was going to die, she did everything she could to help Wade. After he left for a year, she was clearly hurt, punching Wade multiple times for leaving and calling him "asshole" more than once. However, she is not beyond forgiveness and forgave Wade almost instantly. Though beautiful, she is not vain, as she did not care what Wade looked like with his disfigurement. She is also tough, not afraid of punching Francis, a man who could clearly kill her if he wanted to.


Original Timeline

New Timeline


Behind the scenes

To be added


  • In the comics, Carlysle was a mutant named Copycat who possessed the ability to shapeshift and mimic other mutants' powers.
  • In the comics, Carlysle was also a prostitute, but met Wade in Boston and not New York City.
  • In the comics, Carlysle becomes a mercenary working for the arms dealer, Tolliver.



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