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Overview (3)

Born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA
Birth NameAnna Dey Young
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dey Young was raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She got her BFA from Scripps College and continued her acting at London Academy of Music and Dramatics Arts. She is a versatile actress in Film, TV and Theater. She is known for Pretty Woman (1990), Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979), Spaceballs (1987), Melrose Place (1996-1999), different Star Trek series, to name a few. She is a lifetime member of The Actor's Studio.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: DEY YOUNG

Spouse (1)

David Ladd (10 July 1982 - 2012) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (14)

Studied acting at The Beverly Hills Playhouse with Milton Katselas.
Ex-wife of actor-producer David Ladd.
Sister of writer/director Lance Young.
Ex-stepmother of actress Jordan Ladd.
Is a partner in Off-Balance Productions with Jamie McGurk.
Is a professional sculptor
Aunt of actor Patrick O'Neal and actress Rebecca De Mornay.
Younger sister of actress Leigh Taylor-Young.
Ex-daughter-in-law of Alan Ladd and Sue Carol.
Ex-sister-in-law of Alan Ladd Jr. and Alana Ladd.
Mother, with David Ladd, of daughter Shane Ladd.
Lifetime member of the Actor's Studio.
Both she and her elder sister Leigh Taylor-Young made guest appearances in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993): Dey in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Simple Investigation (1997) and Leigh in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Prodigal Daughter (1999).
Dey Young began sculpting in 1977 at Scripps College in Claremont, California, learning her craft under the tutelage of renowned sculptor, Aldo Casanova. Dey continued to evolve gaining valuable experience from a number of teachers and artists throughout the US. Her vocational drive took her to Italy where she expanded her talents, working in Carrara marble with Italian artisans. Dey's understanding of anatomy is self-taught and she considers it a gift. In 2006, four of Dey's pieces were selected as Los Angeles County Museum's Special Projects and exhibited on the Art and Architecture Tour. This honor was again bestowed in 2012. Her work was also selected in 2011 by the National Sculpture Society to be featured online in their LOVE exhibition.

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