Denise Crosby

Full / Real Name: Denise Michelle Crosby
Born: 24 November 1957 (63 years old)
Gender: Female



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Denise Crosby is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Security Chief Tasha Yar on the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

She later returned to play Tasha's daughter Sela, a role she helped create.

Denise co-starred alongside Fisher Stevens and Jennifer Tilly in the Fox series, Key West, and has played recurring roles on the acclaimed series, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, and Lois And Clark: The Adventures Of Superman.

She has guest starred in numerous TV series, including Eyes, Crossing Jordan, Judging Amy, The Angecy and Threat Matrix.

She co-starred in Stephen King's classic film, Pet Sematary. Denise made her film debut in 48 Hours and went on to work with Blake Edwards in, The Man Who Loved Women and Skin Deep with the late John Ritter.

She teamed up with Quentin Tarentino in Jackie Brown and Mimi Leder in Deep Impact. Denise has worked in Indie films such as Miracle Mile and The Red Shoe Diaries.

Denise received an Ovation nomination for Best Actress for her performance in Last Summer At Bluefish Cove, directed by Dorothy Lyman.

She has done numerous plays, most notably the role of Tamara de Lempicka in the acclaimed play Tamara. Richard Dreyfuss made his theatrical directing debut with Denise in Stops Along The Way.

Denise has also worn a different hat - as producer and host of the feature documentary Trekkies, released by Paramount Pictures. The film reteams her with director Roger Nygard who directed her in the Indie comedy High Strung, written by comedian Steve Oedekerk.

They have also worked together on the sequel, Trekkies 2.


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