Fast Facts

  • As a youngster, first TV-acting experience was an appearance in Vega$, which her father, Aaron Spelling, produced. Roles in other Spelling productions, including The Love Boat, T.J. Hooker and Fantasy Island, followed.
  • Her Beverly Hills, 90210 character, Donna Martin, remained a virgin until the 299th episode.
  • Made professional stage debut in the 2002 L.A. production of Maybe Baby, It's You, a two-person play cowritten by and costarring ex-husband Charlie Shanian, whom she met during rehearsals.
  • Has published numerous books. Her first, sTori Telling, rose to No. 1 on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best-Seller List in September 2008.
  • Appeared as her character Donna Martin on 90210, the remake of her signature series, in 2009.
  • Has appeared in a number of reality-TV series with husband Dean McDermott, beginning with Tori & Dean: Inn Love in 2007.


  • Hattie Margaret McDermott — Daughter
  • Jack McDermott — Stepson
  • Finn Davey McDermott — Son
  • Stella McDermott — Daughter
  • Aaron Spelling — Father
  • Randy Spelling — Brother
  • Candy Spelling — Mother
  • Charlie Shanian — Ex-husband
  • Dean McDermott — Husband
  • Liam Aaron McDermott — Son

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  • Birth Name: Victoria Davey Spelling
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Birthday: May 16, 1973, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor

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