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July 28, 1955 |
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S.
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Dey Young (born July 28, 1955) is an American actress and sculptor.
Young was born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, the daughter of Pauline, a sociologist, and Donald E. Young. Her sister is Leigh Taylor Young (actress on Peyton Place and formerly married to Ryan O'Neal) (3)
Among Young's acting credits is the part of Kate Rambeau in Rock 'n' Roll High School, a character she re-visited in the 1994 film Shake, Rattle and Rock!. In 1995 she starred in the TV series Extreme based on a Rocky Mountain Search and Rescue team.
She has also done several guest turns on Star Trek, including Hannah Bates on the Star Trek: The Next Generation (2) episode "The Masterpiece Society", Arissa on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "A Simple Investigation", and Keyla on the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Two Days and Two Nights". Her science fiction credits also extend to playing a waitress in the Mel Brooks comedy Spaceballs. She appeared in a 2-part episode of Diagnosis Murder "Fatal Impact". On May 23, 2008, Young appeared on The Young and the Restless as Elizabeth Hartford, the ex-wife of character David Chow.
In parallel to her career as an actress, Young is also a professional sculptor, working in stone, clay, and bronze. Her pieces have appeared in several exhibitions.
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