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Vanity (I) (1959–2016)


Vanity was a glamorous Canadian model and lead singer of the all-girl group "Vanity 6". She specialized in playing sultry female characters often in trouble with the law. Vanity was born Denise Katrina Matthews in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Helga Senyk and James Levia Matthews. She was of African-American and German descent. ... See full bio »

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 1997 Kiss of Death
Blair
 1993 Da Vinci's War
Lupe
 1993 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Sandra
- 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)
Chantel
- Powder Burn (1992) ... Chantel
 1991 Neon City
Reno
 1991 Sweating Bullets (TV Series)
Maria
- Mafia Mistress (1991) ... Maria
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Kathrine
- Dead Wait (1991) ... Kathrine
 1990 Memories of Murder (TV Movie)
Carmen
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Tina Maxwell
- Wheels and Deals - Part 1 (1989) ... Tina Maxwell
 1989 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
Angelica
- 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)
Holly
- 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:

Album (with Vanity 6): "Vanity 6". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 21 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

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.

Trivia:

Was supposed to play the female lead opposite Prince in Purple Rain (1984). See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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