Born as Denise Michelle Crosby, Denise is an American model, television and theater actress, and producer. She became popular when she portrayed the roles of Security Chief Tasha Yar and Commander Sela in the Science fiction TV series, Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1991).
Denise came from a family of actors — her dad being actor, Dennis Croby, and her grandfather being actor and singer, Bing Crosby. Because of her family background, she also got interested in acting. She studied theater at Cabrillo College but wasn’t able to finish her degree. She then started working as a model and even got featured on Playboy Magazine (1979).
Denise’s first television appearance was in the television drama series Days of Our Lives (1980) — portraying the role of Lisa Davis. She soon appeared in other television shows such My Wicked, Wicked Ways: The Legend of Errol Flynn (1985), Ohara (1987), Dark Justice (1991), and Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1994-1995).
Soon, Denise starred in films including Trail of the Pink Panther (1982), Desert Hearts (1985), Miracle Mile (1988), Mutant Species (1994), and Legend of the Phantom Rider (2002). She also became the co-producer of the documentary about the Star Trek’s devoted fans, known as Trekkies (1997-2003).
What is the nationality of Denise Crosby?
Denise Crosby is an American born in Hollywood, California.
How old is Denise Crosby?
Born on November 24, 1957, Denise Crosby is turning 64 years old this year. Denise is a Sagittarius.
How tall is Denise Crosby and how much does she weigh?
Denise Crosby is 5’8’’ or 173cm tall, and weighs around 128lbs or 58kgs.
What is Denise Crosby’s net worth?
As a famous actress, model, and producer, Denise has a net worth of $6 millions.
Is Denise Crosby married or single?
Yes, Denise Crosby married. She tied the knot with her second husband, Ken Sylk in 1995 — five years after her divorce with her first husband, Blake Edwards.
Does Denise Crosby have any children?
Yes, Denise Crosby and Ken Sylk have a 22-year-old son named August William Sylk.
Why did Denise Crosby leave Star Trek?
After 22 episodes, Denise Crosby decided to leave her role in the television series Star Trek after having disappointments about her character portrayal. She wanted to do more for her role but couldn’t do it — making her feel that she’s only stage dressing.