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16 Fun Facts You Did Not Know About Daphne Ashbrook

1. Known for both her comic timing and deep emotional portrayals, she has appeared in many television and film roles including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the Doctor Who telemovie, in which she played the role of Doctor Grace Holloway.

2. A 2004 trip to the United Kingdom was filmed for the 2005 documentary Daphne Ashbrook in the UK.

3. This DVD documentary followed her work with Doctor Who, including her role as Perfection in the Big Finish Productions audio play The Next Life.

4. She performed opposite Paul McGann for first time since the 1996 telemovie.

5. In 2006, she played Charlotte Howell in the audio drama Dark Shadows: The Book of Temptation for the same company.

6. She was featured in extensive interviews on the Doctor Who podcast Doctor Who: DWO Whocast and Doctor Who podcast Doctor Who: Podshock.

7. She was notable as being one of only ten actors—and the only woman—to be credited in both the Star Trek and Doctor Who franchises until Nana Visitor had a supporting role on Torchwood: Miracle Day in 2011.

8. Her past TV and film work includes Cold Case, CSI, Crossing Jordan, JAG, Murder She Wrote, Judging Amy, acclaimed mini series Intruders with Richard Crenna, Guardian, a recurring role on The O.C. and a lead role in the police drama Family Honor with Ray Liotta and Eli Wallach.

9. She guest starred as a dancer visiting from Czechoslovakia in the third season of Fame.

10. In 2010 she released her first music CD, Grace Notes on Dharmapala Records to very positive reviews.

11. She has performed music from the CD at various conventions and other events.

12. It details her life as an actor and her experience growing up in an acting family.

13. The book has received very good reviews and Ashbrook will be promoting it throughout 2013 at various public appearances including conventions.

14. Her siblings are actor Dana Ashbrook and actor/director Taylor Ashbrook.

15. With this in mind, she made her acting debut at age 6.

16. On September 6, 1988, with her then partner, Lorenzo Lamas, Ashbrook gave birth to actress Paton Ashbrook .

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