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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 2 December 1944Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Cathy Lee Crosby is an internationally known star, multi-talented actress, and entertainer. Her diverse career includes: representing the U.S. in international tennis competition (reaching a career high of #7 in singles & #4 in doubles); Special Ambassador to Children for the United Nations; Member of the Board of Directors of the Congressional Award (nominated & confirmed by 2/3 of the House & Senate of the U.S.); Founder & Chairperson of the Get High on Yourself Foundation; Entertaining the troops with Bob Hope on his Christmas tour of the Middle East; as well as starring in over 60 feature films, mini-series and television productions.

In addition, Cathy Lee made her off-Broadway debut in New York, starring in the play, "Almost Perfect", directed by Geraldine Fitzgerald. She has also written, directed, and starred in two plays, "Zoot Suit - The Real Story", and the first theatrical adaptation of "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?", for which she received the "Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award" from the city of Los Angeles.

Cathy Lee has recently formed her own production company, "CLC Entertainment", whose first film project was the highly-acclaimed movie based on the book, "One Child", which she produced and played the title role in, as well. She is currently (2010) working with a prominent investment banking firm that is in the process of funding the Company and its entire slate of films through a private placement.

Cathy Lee's first book, "Let The Magic Begin", made its debut on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), and is already in its third printing! The book received glowing endorsements from such noted authors, athletes, and entertainers as: Deepak Chopra, Larry King, Jack Canfield, Erwin Magic Johnson, Wayne Dyer, Dan Millman and Reba McEntire.

Cathy Lee also starred in, among the many films to her credit: The Big Tease (1999), for Warner Bros., with Frances Fisher and Craig Ferguson; Fast Sofa (2001), with Jennifer Tilly, Eric Roberts and Jake Busey; Dancing at the Harvest Moon (2002), with Jacqueline Bisset; and The Sons of Mistletoe (2001), with Roma Downey.

Additionally, Cathy Lee has been actively involved with many charitable foundations over the last 15 years, including the Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Children's Hospital, City of Hope, the USO, Athletes and Entertainers For Kids, and Babies with Aids.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: manager@cathylee.com

Spouse (2)

? (1969 - 1973) (divorced)
Alexande W. Ingle (30 July 1966 - ?) (divorced)

Trade Mark (1)

Deep sultry voice

Trivia (6)

An accomplished tennis player in her youth, she played Wimbledon twice and at one time was ranked #7 in singles and #4 in doubles in the United States.
Daughter of actress Linda Hayes and announcer Lou Crosby.
Was Stephen J. Cannell's original choice for the role of "Dee Dee McCall" on the popular 80s cop drama, Hunter (1984).
In 1982, at the 54th Academy Awards, she attended the ceremony with future Princess Diana paramour, Dodi Fayed.
When Cathy Lee and Joe Theismann broke up after 7 years, he sued her for half her net worth, leaving her financially ruined.

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