Boston Pride Announces Parade Celebrity Marshal: Star Trek Star Denise Crosby

Denise Crosby will be a Celebrity Marshal, marching in this year’s Boston Pride Parade.
Photo: Boston Pride
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Denise Crosby will be a Celebrity Marshal, marching in this year’s Boston Pride Parade.  Photo: Boston Pride

Denise Crosby will be a Celebrity Marshal, marching in this year’s Boston Pride Parade.
Photo: Boston Pride

BOSTON, Mass. — Boston Pride is excited to announce that Denise Crosby will be a Celebrity Marshal, marching in this year’s Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8th! Denise Crosby played Lt. Tasha Yar on one of the most popular TV series ever, Star Trek, The Next Generation. See her special video to Boston Pride here.

ABOUT DENISE CROSBY

Currently co-starring in the new Showtime series Ray Donovan with Liev Shreiber, John Voight and Elliot Gould, Denise Crosby may best be known for playing the role of Lt. Tasha Yar on one of the most popular TV series ever, StarTrek, The Next Generation. She later returned to play Tasha’s daughter “Sela” a role she helped create. Star Trek fans were thrilled this year by her addition to the Star Trek MMPORG.

Denise co-starred alongside Fisher Stevens and Jennifer Tilly in the Fox series Key West and has played recurring roles on the acclaimed series Southland, Mad Men, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, and Lois and Clark: The Adventures of Superman. She has guest starred in numerous TV series, most recently, Dexter, Crossing Jordan and Bones.

She co-starred in Stephen King’s classic film, Pet Sematary. Denise made her film debut in, 48 Hours and went on to work with Blake Edwards in The Man who Loves Woman and Skin Deep with the late John Ritter. She teamed up with Quentin Tarentino in Jackie Brown and Mimi Leder in Deep Impact. Denise has worked in indie films such as the Sundance Film Festival Winner Miracle Mile and The Red Shoe Diaries directed by Zalman King.

Denise is also the Producer and Host of the feature documentary Trekkies released by Paramount Pictures. The film reteams her with director Roger Nygard who directed her in the indie comedy High Strung, written by comedian Steve Oedekerk. They have also worked together on the sequel, Trekkies 2 currently out on Paramount Home Video. Denise currently resides in L.A. with her husband, writer Ken Sylk, their son, Augie, and three goldfish, two cats, and a very sweet Basset Hound named Clementine.

Check out Boston Pride’s Announcement of Headline performer here.

[From a News Release]

 

 

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