|Denise Crosby guest stars of Cleveland Police Officer Hayes in the episode "The Warsaw Closes" in Season Six (ep.#12).|
|Birthname||Denise Michelle Crosby|
|Born:||November 24, 1957|
|Birthplace:||Hollywood, California, USA|
|Notable roles:||role as Tasha Yar in Star Trek: The Next Generation|
|Appeared on:||The Drew Carey Show|
|Appears as:||Officer Hayes in "The Warsaw Closes" in Season 6|
An actress who appears mostly in guest roles on TV shows, Denise is perhaps best known for portraying Security Chief Tasha Yar in Season One of Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as Yar's own daughter, the half-Romulan Commander Sela, in subsequent seasons. 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 entertainer Bing Crosby. She currently appears as Mary in the AMC network's The Walking Dead.
Early life and careerEdit
Denise was born in Hollywood, California, the daughter of Marilyn Scott and actor Dennis Crosby. Her paternal grandfather was actor/singer/comedian Bing Crosby. She attended LeConte Junior High School with actress Rita Wilson (wife of Tom Hanks). 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."
Denise was fprmerly married to Geoffrey Edwards (son of director Blake Edwards) from 1983 to 1990. She appeared in a few of Blake Edwards's films, including 10, Skin Deep, Trail of the Pink Panther, and Curse of the Pink Panther. Crosby is currently married to Ken Sylk. They have one son, August William Sylk (b. 1998).