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Vanity (I)

Born Denise Katrina Matthews, Vanity is a glamorous Canadian ex-model and lead singer of the all-girl group "Vanity 6". Of German and African/American parentage, she specialized in playing sultry female characters often in trouble with the law. Vanity first appeared on screen in the biographical tale of writer Jack London titled Klondike Fever (... See full bio »
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 1997 Kiss of Death
 1993 Da Vinci's War
 1993 Counterstrike (TV Series)
- Muerte (1993) ... Sandra
 1992 Highlander (TV Series)
Rebecca Lord
- Revenge Is Sweet (1992) ... Rebecca Lord
 1992 Lady Boss (TV Movie)
Mary Lou Morley
 1992 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
- Powder Burn (1992) ... Chantel
 1991 Neon City
 1991 Sweating Bullets (TV Series)
- Mafia Mistress (1991) ... Maria
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
- Dead Wait (1991) ... Kathrine
 1990 Memories of Murder (TV Movie)
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Tina Maxwell
- Wheels and Deals - Part 1 (1989) ... Tina Maxwell
 1989 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
- The Secret Agenda of Mesmer's Bauble (1989) ... Angelica
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
K.C. Morgan
- A Secret No More (1988) ... K.C. Morgan
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Green Lipstick (1987) ... Holly
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Ali Ferrand
- By Hooker by Crook (1987) ... Ali Ferrand
 1986 Never Too Young to Die
Danja Deering
 1980 Tanya's Island
Tanya (as D.D. Winters)
 1980 Terror Train
Merry (as D.D. Winters)
 1980 Klondike Fever (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Music Video: "Under The Influence" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vanity 6 | Denise Matthews-Smith | D.D. Winters


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

[interview, 1995] When I came to the Lord Jesus Christ, I threw out about 1,000 tapes of mine--every interview, every tape, every video. Everything.


Heavily involved in Christian Ministry as an Evangelist. See more »

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