Dey Young

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 older sister is actress Leigh Taylor-Young; her brother Lance is a writer/director. She attended Kingswood School. She is married to producer/actor David Ladd. Among her 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!. She has also done several guest turns on Star Trek, including Hannah Bates on the Star Trek: The Next Generation 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. 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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