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Tori Spelling Biography

Birth Name:
Victoria Davey Spelling
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

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
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  • 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
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  • 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