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Danielle Spencer was born in Bronx, New York, USA. After 'What's Happening' got canceled in 1979, Danielle in 1983, went to University Of California to pursue a degree in medicine, she was inspired to by her stepfather, Tim Pelt who died in an automobile accident in 1977. Spencer only attended the University for two years and went back to ... See full bio »

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Known For

What's Happening!!
What's Happening!! Dee Thomas
(1976-1979)
As Good as It Gets
As Good as It Gets Veterinarian
(1997)
Peter Rabbit and the Crucifix
(2001)
What's Happening Now!
(1985-1988)

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 2001 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Salem Place Vendor
- Episode #1.9023 (2001) ... Salem Place Vendor
 2001 Peter Rabbit and the Crucifix (Short)
Veterinarian
 1997 As Good as It Gets
Veterinarian
 1985-1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Dee Thomas
- Man in Motion (1988) ... Dee Thomas
- Dee's Suitor (1987) ... Dee Thomas
- Sorority Sisters (1987) ... Dee Thomas
- Dwayne's Amiga (1987) ... Dee Thomas
- The Yard Sale (1987) ... Dee Thomas
 1976-1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Dee Thomas
- The Benefit Show (1979) ... Dee Thomas
- Dwayne's Debate (1979) ... Dee Thomas
- First Class Coach (1979) ... Dee Thomas
- The Last Page (1979) ... Dee Thomas
- The Thomas Treasure (1979) ... Dee Thomas
 1978 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Emma Sheridan
- The Tap Dance Kid (1978) ... Emma Sheridan
 1977 The Brady Bunch Variety Hour (TV Series)
Dee
- Episode #1.7 (1977) ... Dee
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Alternate Names:

Danielle Spencer Fields
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Personal Quote:

[In 2011, reflecting on her 1970's child actress role] I definitely loved my character Dee on "What's Happening." I must have channeled something in me though that was a tattletale. Okay, I'll admit it. When I saw "Oooo, I'm going to tell Mama," in the script, the way I said it, I don't think they intended it to be read like that. Initially, I think it was going to be [simply] "Oooo, I'm going to... See more »

Trivia:

Stepdaughter of Tim Pelt. The head-on 1977 auto accident that proved fatal to Pelt occurred during the second season production of the TV series What's Happening!! (1976), in which Spencer was a cast member. She was a passenger in the vehicle and suffered a broken left arm and facial injuries. See more »

Nickname:

Dee

Star Sign:

Cancer

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