Celebrity announcement time!
Denise Crosby created the role of Lt. Tasha Yar on one of the most popular
TV series ever, "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," “MAD MEN,” and "LOIS AND CLARK:
THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN." She has guest starred in numerous TV
series, most recently, “DEXTER,” “SCANDAL,” "CASTLE” and the recurring
role of Mary in "THE WALKING DEAD.” Denise played Captain Susan
Sallinger on the acclaimed series “SOUTHLAND” on TNT. She is currently
recurring in the role of Deb on the series “RAY DONOVAN” for SHOWTIME
starring Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight, and “THE MAGICIANS” for SyFy.
She co-starred in Stephen King's classic film, "PET SEMATARY." Denise
made her film debut in Walter Hills’ hit "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 Indies films such as the Sundance Film Festival Winner "MIRACLE MILE"
directed by Steve De Jarnette and "THE RED SHOE DIARIES” directed by
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." Her most recent
stage work includes two critically acclaimed plays directed by legendary
acting teacher, Larry Moss, “EPITAPH FOR GEORGE DILLON” by John
Osborne which opened in New York City and “BEGGARS IN THE HOUSE OF
PLENTY,” by John Patrick Shanley at Theater/Theatre in L.A. Denise was
recently seen in “ORPHEUS DESCENDING” by Tennessee Williams, directed
by Lou Pepe at Theatre/Theater, alongside actor Gale Harrold. The
production was critically acclaimed, nominated for the 2010 L.A. Drama Desk
Award for “Best Revival” and has been singled out in many “Best Of 2010”
lists. She was last seen in the award-winning premiere of “HOUSE OF
GOLD” directed by Gates McFadden at EST: LOS ANGELES, where she is a
Denise has 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" currently out on
Paramount Home Video.
Denise currently resides in Pacific Palisades with her husband, writer Ken
Sylk, and their son, Augie.
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