Daphne Ashbrook is an American actress, singer, and writer who came to limelight after playing the titular character of Ensign Melora Pazlar in an episode of the science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). She gained further recognition by appearing in the TV movie Doctor Who (1996) as Dr. Grace Holloway. She has starred in several other TV shows like The O.C. and in numerous films including The Lodger (2009).

Born Name

Daphne Lee Ashbrook

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Born Place

Long Beach, California, United States




Actress, Singer, Writer


  • Father – Buddy Ashbrook (Actor & Director)
  • Mother – D’Ann Paton (Actress)
  • Siblings – Dana Ashbrook (Brother) (Actor), Taylor Ashbrook (Sister) (Actor & Director)


She is represented by Defining Artists Agency.


Americana, Pop, Jazz






5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Lorenzo Lamas – She and her partner at the time, Lorenzo Lamas had a daughter named Paton Lee (b. September 6, 1988).

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She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.

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Distinctive Features

  • Prominent cheekbones
  • Expressive eyes

Daphne Ashbrook Favorite Things

  • Interest – Singing, having affirmed that everyone in her family is naturally inclined towards music in the same way as they are to theatre

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Daphne Ashbrook Facts

  1. She was brought up in San Diego in California.
  2. Daphne made her acting debut when she was 6 years old, gaining her early experience on stage in the Los Angeles area. She had appeared in several productions including Burlesque … The Way You Like It (1982), Come Blow Your Horn (1983), and The Coming of Stork (1984).
  3. Daphne appeared in the films The Lodger and Supreme Courtships (2007) as well as the TV show Law & Order: LA (2010) that also starred Alfred Molina, though they did not have a scene together.
  4. She is an accomplished singer having released her 1st music CD titled Grace Notes on Dharmapala Records on Dec. 10, 2010, that had comprised of a collection of mostly cover tunes in the “Americana” style along with elements of pop and jazz. The work had also featured her daughter on the vocals. It was chosen for the 2010 Grammy nomination ballot.
  5. She published her autobiography named Dead Woman Laughing in 2012 and toured with the book in the following year.

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Facts of Daphne Ashbrook

  • full nameDaphne Ashbrook
  • Date of Birth January 30, 1963
  • Age 58 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • weight58 kg
  • height5 ft 8 in

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