Denise Crosby

Denise Crosby

Highest Rated: 95% Desert Hearts (1985)

Lowest Rated: 33% The Man Who Loved Women (1983)

Birthday: Nov 24, 1957

Birthplace: Hollywood, California, USA

Statuesque talent Denise Crosby rose to fame in the mid-1980s as the formidable Tasha Yar on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (syndicated 1987-1994) before departing the series to embark on a prolific career as a guest star on countless television series. The granddaughter of iconic performer Bing Crosby, she began her on-screen career in the late 1970s, working steadily in largely decorative roles for directors like her future father-in-law, Blake Edwards, and Walter Hill. "Trek" provided her with a first taste of stardom thanks to the franchise's devoted fanbase, but Crosby chafed at the gradual diminishment of her role, which began as a major character before devolving into a glorified background part. She left the series in 1988, but defied critical predictions of her immediate obsolescence by finding regular work in features like "Pet Sematary" (1991) and "Jackie Brown" (1998) and episodic television. She also embraced her "Trek" legacy by producing "Trekkies" (1997) and "Trekkies 2" (2007), a pair of affectionately tongue-in-cheek documentaries about the wildly diverse and offbeat fauna within the "Trek" fan community. Such projects, as well as frequent appearances at "Trek" conventions and participation in related video games and fan-made projects, kept her in good standing with the franchise's devotees while she continued to work steadily in series, most notably in recurring roles on "Southland" (NBC/TNT, 2009-2013) and "Ray Donovan" (Showtime, 2013- ). Crosby's connection to the "Trek" universe, as well as her inherent versatility as an actress, was among the many reasons for her enduring popularity.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
60% 27% Itsy Bitsy Sheriff Jane (Character) - 2019
No Score Yet 50% Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary Unknown (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 18% Raven's Watch Jeanne (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fanarchy Unknown (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet 26% Don't Wake Mommy Beth's Mother (Character) - 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Invasion Roswell Linda (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 25% Born Catherine (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet 18% Mortuary Leslie Doyle (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 43% Trekkies 2 Executive Producer - 2004
No Score Yet 50% Legend of the Phantom Rider Sarah Jenkins (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rockford Files: If It Bleeds... It Leads Mrs. Muller (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chance of a Lifetime Katie (Character) - 1998
45% 43% Deep Impact Vicky Hotchner (Character) $140.4M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Divorce: A Contemporary Western Unknown (Character) - 1998
85% 70% Trekkies Self,
Co-Executive Producer
$317.2K 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pumpkin Man Unknown (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Executive Power Christine Rolands (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dream Man Barbara (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 8% Mutant Species Carol-Anne (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 70% Relative Fear Connie Madison (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Max Jayne Blake (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Desperate Crimes Bella Blu (Character) - 1993
No Score Yet 34% Dolly Dearest Marilyn Wade (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Shoe Diaries 2: Double Dare Officer Lynn "Mona" McCabe (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet 79% High Strung Melanie (Character) - 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Port of Crime Bella Blu (Character) - 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tennessee Nights Sally Lomas (Character) - 1989
51% 59% Pet Sematary Rachel Creed (Character) - 1989
90% 73% Miracle Mile Landa (Character) $341.4K 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Heat Jill Andrews (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet 36% Eliminators Nora Hunter (Character) $2M 1986
95% 76% Desert Hearts Pat (Character) $2.5M 1985
No Score Yet 46% Cocaine: One Man's Seduction Teller (Character) - 1983
33% 37% The Man Who Loved Women Enid (Character) - 1983
93% 69% 48 HRS. Sally (Character) - 1982

TV

Credit
90% 86% Suits Unknown (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Home & Family Guest 2019
No Score Yet 70% NCIS: Los Angeles Deputy U.S. Marshal Tisha Long (Guest Star) 2019
72% 86% Ray Donovan Unknown (Guest Star) 2013-2016
82% 86% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
90% 97% Southland Susan Salinger (Guest Star) 2009-2010
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Herself (Guest Voice) 2009
60% 78% Prison Break Unknown (Guest Star) 2008
94% 96% Mad Men Gertie (Guest Star) 2008
90% 81% Bones Margie Curtis (Guest Star) 2007
71% 80% Dexter Nurse Mary (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eyes Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Agency Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
74% 86% The X-Files Dr. Mary Speake (Guest Star) 2001
84% No Score Yet NYPD Blue Lt. Susan Dalto (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Baywatch Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Quinn Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder Unknown (Guest Star) 1995-1996
86% 85% Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1994-1995
89% 88% Star Trek: The Next Generation Sela (Character),
Lt. Tasha Yar (Guest Star)
1994 1990-1991 1987-1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Key West Chaucy Caldwell (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Pam Sutton (Guest Star) 1991

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