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Denise Crosby

Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Walking Dead, Pet Sematary
Celebrity Hall, Bay Center 2nd Floor


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 New Adventures of Superman. In 2014, she played the role of Mary in The Walking Dead and most recently, she can be seen on the Showtime series Ray Donovan.

She has guest starred in numerous TV series, including Dexter, Crossing Jordan, and Bones. She also played Captain Susan Sallinger on the acclaimed series Southland.

Denise made her film debut in 48 Hours and went on to work with Blake Edwards in The Man Who Loved Women and Skin Deep with the late John Ritter. Crosby also co-starred in Stephen King’s classic film Pet Sematary. She teamed up with Quentin Tarantino in Jackie Brown and Mimi Leder in Deep Impact. Denise has worked in Indie films such as the Sundance Film Festival Winner Miracle Mile and The Red Shoe Diaries directed by Zalman King.

Denise has also worn a different hat as producer and host of the feature documentary Trekkies, released by Paramount Pictures. The film re-teams her with director Roger Nygard, who directed her in the Indie comedy High Stung, written by comedian Steve Oedekerk. They have also worked together on the sequel, Trekkies 2