Denise Crosby

Born Nov 24, 1957

Denise Michelle Crosby is an American actress best known for portraying Security Chief Tasha Yar on Star Trek: The Next Generation. She is also known for her numerous film and television roles and for starring in and producing the film Trekkies. She is the granddaughter of the late entertainer Bing Crosby.… Read More

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    Yahoo News - Nov 18, 2013
  • Denise Crosby: Police Baffled By Disappearance Of Elderly Man Last Seen In Yorkville
    The Beacon News - Sep 18, 2013
  • Mom Sues Harvard After Son Is Shot In Dorm
    Huffington Post - May 24, 2012
  • 25th Anniversary Of St:Tng (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
    Lez Get Real - Apr 24, 2012


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1957 Birth Born on November 24, 1957.


1979 21 Years Old She started modeling and in 1979 posed nude for Playboy magazine, which she called "some kind of rebellion on my part, some way of saying screw you to the family image." … Read More
1982 24 Years Old 1 More Event
One of her first film appearances was in the 1982 Nick Nolte/Eddie Murphy film 48 Hrs.
1983 25 Years Old Crosby was married to Geoffrey Edwards (son of director Blake Edwards) from 1983 to 1990. … Read More
1986 28 Years Old In 1986, she appeared in the music video for the Black Sabbath's song "No Stranger to Love", from the album Seventh Star. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old In 1987, Crosby was cast in the role of Tasha Yar for the much publicized return of Star Trek to television in the syndicated series Star Trek: The Next Generation. … Read More


1995 37 Years Old Crosby married Ken Sylk in 1995, their son, August William Sylk, was born in 1998.
1997 39 Years Old Crosby produced and narrated the 1997 documentary Trekkies, followed by the 2003 sequel Trekkies 2. … Read More


2010 52 Years Old 1 More Event
Crosby became the first of a new wave of several Star Trek alumni to return to the roles they originated since Leonard Nimoy's and Zachary Quinto's participation at the game's launch in 2010.
2013 55 Years Old Crosby has a recurring role on Showtime's 2013 series Ray Donovan.
2014 56 Years Old In 2014, she appeared in three episodes of AMC's The Walking Dead as Mary, a member of a group of cannibals. … Read More
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