Spelling at Ultimate Women's Expo in 2018
Victoria Davey Spelling
May 16, 1973
|Education||Beverly Hills High School|
|Alma mater||Harvard-Westlake School|
|Television||Beverly Hills, 90210|
|Relatives||Randy Spelling (brother)|
Victoria Davey Spelling 's spin-off, 90210 , in 2009.(born May 16, 1973) is an American actress, television personality, socialite and author. She is most widely known from her first major role, Donna Martin, on Beverly Hills, 90210 beginning in 1990, produced by her father, Aaron. She has appeared in a string of made-for-television films, including A Friend to Die For (1994), A Carol Christmas (2003), The Mistle-Tones (2012), both versions of Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996, 2016), and The Last Sharknado: It's About Time (2018). She has also starred in several independent films such as The House of Yes (1997), Trick (1999), Scary Movie 2 (2001), Cthulhu (2007), Kiss the Bride (2007) and Izzie's Way Home (2016). She reprised her role of Donna Martin in Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210 is an American teen drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by Aaron Spelling under his production company Spelling Television. The series ran for ten seasons on Fox from October 4, 1990, to May 17, 2000, and is the longest-running show produced by Spelling. It is the first of five television series in the Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise and follows the lives of a group of friends living in the upscale and star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California, as they transition from high school to college and into the adult world. "90210" refers to one of the city's five ZIP codes.
Aaron Spelling was an American film and television producer. Some of his works include the TV programs Charlie's Angels (1976–81), The Love Boat (1977–86), Hart to Hart (1979–84), Dynasty (1981–89), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000), 7th Heaven (1996–2007), and Charmed (1998–2006). He also served as producer of Mod Squad (1968-1973), The Rookies (1972-1976), and Sunset Beach (1997-1999).
A Friend to Die For is a 1994 American psychological thriller television film directed by William A. Graham. Written by Dan Bronson, the film is based on the real-life murder of Kirsten Costas, who was killed by her classmate, Bernadette Protti, in 1984. The film was the highest-rated TV movie of 1994.
Spelling's autobiography, Stori Telling , debuted on top of the New York Times Best Seller list and was named the best celebrity autobiography of 2009.
Stori Telling, stylized as sTORI TELLING, is a 2008 book by Tori Spelling and Hilary Liftin. Published in March, by September it had risen to #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover non-fiction books. In 2009, the book was awarded Bravo TV's A-List Award as the best celebrity autobiography of the year.
Spelling was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Candy Spelling (née Marer; born 1945) and television and film producer Aaron Spelling (1923–2006). as of 2009 [update] works as a life coach. Spelling's parents were from Jewish families whose ancestors moved to the United States from Russia and Poland. Her middle name comes from her paternal grandfather, David. She attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California, and graduated from Harvard-Westlake School in 1991.She has a younger brother, Randy, a former actor who
Carole Gene "Candy" Spelling is an American author, theater producer, and philanthropist. She was married to Aaron Spelling from 1968 until his death in 2006.
Randall Gene Spelling is an American former actor who became a life coach. He is the brother of Tori Spelling and the son of Candy and Aaron Spelling.
Beverly Hills High School is the only major public high school in Beverly Hills, California. The other public high school in Beverly Hills, Moreno High School, is a small alternative school located on Beverly's campus.
At age six, Spelling was given acting lessons from an acting coach hired by her father, and was subsequently given guest spots on television series such as The Love Boat , T. J. Hooker , Hotel , Fantasy Island , Vega$ and Saved by the Bell . At the age of 17, she was given the role of Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 , co-produced by Aaron Spelling's company Spelling Television. Tori Spelling portrayed Donna for the show's entire run and was nominated for two Young Artist Awards.
The Love Boat was an American comedy/drama television series set on luxury passenger cruise ship S.S. Pacific Princess, which aired on the ABC television network from May 5, 1977 until May 24, 1986; plus, four three-hour long specials aired in 1986, 1987, and 1990. The series revolves around the ship's captain Merrill Stubing and a handful of its crew, with several passengers—played by various guest star actors for each episode—having romantic and humorous adventures. It was part of ABC's popular Saturday-night lineup of the time, which also included Fantasy Island until that series ended two years earlier in 1984.
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While starring on Beverly Hills, 90210, Spelling was cast in a number of made-for-television films, including Co-Ed Call Girl (1992), A Friend to Die For (1994), and Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996), and several independent films, including The House of Yes (1997) and Trick (1999).
An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie, is a feature film or short film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies. Independent films are sometimes distinguishable by their content and style and the way in which the filmmakers' personal artistic vision is realized. Usually, but not always, independent films are made with considerably lower budgets than major studio films.
The House of Yes is a 1997 American black comedy film starring Parker Posey, Josh Hamilton, Geneviève Bujold, Freddie Prinze Jr. and Tori Spelling. With screenplay and direction by Mark Waters, the film is based on the play of the same name, written by Wendy MacLeod. The film was produced by Robert Berger and was released in the United States by Miramax Films on October 10, 1997. It received a Sundance Award and mostly favorable reviews, though Spelling was nominated for a 1997 Razzie Award for Worst New Star.
In 2006, Spelling starred as herself in the VH1 sitcom So Notorious , which parodied her public image. In January 2007, she and her second husband Dean McDermott pretended to purchase and operate a bed and breakfast hotel, Chateau La Rue in Fallbrook, Californiafor their reality series, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood , originally Tori & Dean: Inn Love, which aired on Oxygen from 2007 to 2012. In July 2007, Spelling became a minister to marry a gay couple at Chateau La Rue. A tape of the wedding ceremony was shown on Inn Love.
VH1 is an American pay television network based in New York City owned by Viacom. It was originally created by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and the original owner of MTV, and launched on January 1, 1985, in the former space of Turner Broadcasting System's short-lived Cable Music Channel.
A sitcom, clipping for situational comedy, is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode. Sitcoms can be contrasted with sketch comedy, where a troupe may use new characters in each sketch, and stand-up comedy, where a comedian tells jokes and stories to an audience. Sitcoms originated in radio, but today are found mostly on television as one of its dominant narrative forms. This form can also include mockumentaries.
So Notorious, sometimes stylized So NoTORIous, is an American sitcom starring — and loosely based on the life of — actress Tori Spelling. The series debuted on VH1 on April 2, 2006, and despite lasting only ten episodes, received substantial acclaim from critics.
Spelling's fashion and jewelry line premiered on HSN.[ when? ] She released her autobiography, sTori TELLING , on March 11, 2008. Her second book, Mommywood , was released on April 14, 2009.
On January 7, 2009, it was reported that Spelling would reprise her role as Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off 90210 .She appeared in the nineteenth and twentieth episodes of the first season as a special guest star.
In 2010, Spelling released her third book, uncharted terriTORI. Spelling told People : "I love sharing my stories and experiences with people and connecting to them on both a humorous and emotional level. The response to my first two books has been so amazing that I wanted to write a third one for my fans."
Home Sweet Hollywood's spin-off series, Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings premiered on April 6, 2011.Writers, who claimed they came up with the idea of a similar series starring Spelling and husband Dean McDermott, filed a $60 million lawsuit against the series, citing breach of implied-in-fact contract, breach of fiduciary duty, slander of title, false advertising, and unfair business practices among other charges. Later in 2011, Spelling voiced the Pirate Princess in Jake and the Never Land Pirates . She played a role in the comedy short film Hoarders: Untold sTori which premiered at the Outfest Film Festival in July 2011.
On September 4, 2011, Spelling made an appearance on Big Brother 13 .
On April 21, 2012, Spelling hosted My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic 'Royal Wedding' special, celebrating the series' second-season finale, called A Canterlot Wedding . She also hosted the series premiere of Craft Wars , where three new contestants each episode battle against each other crafting for a chance to earn $10,000.
On December 18, 2012, Spelling appeared on Nick Jr.'s Yo Gabba Gabba! and performed a skit where she baked cookies for the characters on the show. This was part of a Christmas special for the series. The special included other famous guests such as Tony Hawk and My Chemical Romance.
It was announced on August 26, 2013, that production had started on a new reality television series titled Tori & Dean: Cabin Fever .The series chronicles Spelling, McDermott, and their four children as they move to a lakeside cabin in Ontario, Canada while renovating it into their vacation home. Eight half-hour episodes were produced and aired on CMT Canada and HGTV in 2014.
Spelling starred in the short-lived ABC Family TV series Mystery Girls with former 90210 co-star Jennie Garth in 2014.
In 2016, Spelling voiced April in the animated movie Izzie's Way Home .The same year, she co-starred in the TV movie Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? alongside James Franco.
Since June 24, 2018, Spelling is hosting the TV series The Look All Stars.In the same time, she appears in the successful tv movie The Last Sharknado: It's About Time .
On January 30, 2019, she was revealed to be the Unicorn on The Masked Singer .
On July 3, 2004, Spelling married actor and writer Charlie Shanian.In July 2005, Spelling was filming the Lifetime TV-movie Mind Over Murder in Ottawa, during which she met actor Dean McDermott, who was then married to actress Mary Jo Eustace. Spelling and McDermott began cheating on their spouses the night they met. Spelling and Shanian separated in October 2005. Shanian cited irreconcilable differences when he filed for divorce, which was finalized on April 20, 2006.
Spelling married McDermott less than a month later, on May 7, 2006, in a private ceremony in Wakaya, Fiji. Spelling and McDermott renewed their vows on May 8, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California.They have five children: Liam Aaron McDermott (born March 13, 2007), Stella Doreen McDermott (born June 9, 2008), Hattie Margaret McDermott (born October 10, 2011), Finn Davey McDermott (born August 30, 2012) and Beau Dean McDermott (born March 2, 2017). She is also the stepmother to Jack Montgomery McDermott (born October 10, 1998), who is McDermott's son with Eustace.
Spelling was anticipated to inherit a sizable portion of her father's $500 million estate after his death in 2006. The estate was to be divided primarily between Spelling, her brother Randy, and their mother Candy. Candy Spelling was the estate executor, but she and Tori Spelling were estranged. Tori and Randy Spelling each inherited $800,000,although Randy was not estranged from Candy. It was reported that Candy established a $10 million trust fund for Tori's eldest child, Liam.
In her sixth book, Spelling It Like It Is, Spelling admitted to having financial troubles, due to the cancellation of her reality series, poor real estate decisions, and a difficult fourth pregnancy, during which she was hospitalized for ten weeks.In explanation, Spelling said, "...as my real estate obsession persists, it's starting to look more compulsive. Moving is expensive, and I've put us in a precarious financial situation."
Spelling is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church Monastery.
|1989||Troop Beverly Hills||Jamie|
|1996||Calls for Cthulhu||Susan||Video short|
|1997||The House of Yes||Lesly|
|Scream 2||Herself / "Stab" Sidney Prescott|
|2000||Perpetrators of the Crime||Lucy|
|2001||Scary Movie 2||Alex Monday|
|2002||Naked Movie||Iris Pytlak|
|Evil Alien Conquerors||Jan (uncredited)|
|2004||50 Ways to Leave Your Lover||Stephanie|
|2005||Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story||Donna Martin||Voice role|
|Kiss the Bride||Alex Golski|
|2016||Izzie's Way Home||April||Voice role|
|1981||Vega$||Julie||"Seek and Destroy"|
|1983||Matt Houston||Nelli Brant||"Fear for Tomorrow"|
|Shooting Stars||Jenny O'Keefe||TV film|
|Fantasy Island||Christy / Laurie Shannon||2 episodes|
|The Love Boat||Penny Gibson / Sarah Toomey|
|Hotel||Lisa Walker||Episode: "Christmas"|
|1984||T. J. Hooker||Toni Polnoi||"Grand Theft Auto"|
|1987||Hotel||Jody 'Jo' Payne||"Barriers"|
|1989||Monsters||Beverly||"The Match Game"|
|1990||Saved by the Bell||Violet Bickerstaff||Episodes: "House Party", "The Glee Club", "Check Your Mate"|
|1990-2000||Beverly Hills, 90210||Donna Martin||Main role|
|1992||Melrose Place||Donna Martin||"Pilot", "Friends & Lovers"|
|1994||Burke's Law||Mary McKenna||Episode: "Who Killed the Host at the Roast?"|
|A Friend to Die For||Stacey Lockwood||TV film|
|1995||Awake to Danger||Aimee McAdams|
|Biker Mice from Mars||Romana Parmesana||Voice role; "Hit the Road, Jack"|
|1996||Deadly Pursuits||Meredith||TV film|
|Co-ed Call Girl||Joanna|
|Malibu Shores||Jill||Episode: "The Competitive Edge"|
|Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?||Laurel Lewisohn||TV film|
|A Carol Christmas||Carol Cartman||TV film|
|2004||The Help||Molly the Dog Walker||Recurring role|
|Less than Perfect||Roxanne Fielder||Episode: "Claude's Roxanne"|
|2005||Family Plan||Charlie||TV film|
|American Dad!||Kim||Voice role; Episode: "Stan Knows Best"|
|Hush||Nina Hamilton||TV film|
|Mind Over Murder||Holly Winters|
|2006||So Notorious||Tori Spelling|
|2007-2012||Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood||Herself|
|2007||The House Sitter||Elise Crawford||TV film|
|2007 & 2009||Smallville||Linda Lake||Episodes: "Hydro" & “Infamous”|
|2008||Mother Goose Parade||Grand Marshall||TV film|
|2009||Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World||Gina Michaels||Voice role; Episode: "The Only Straight in the Village"|
|RuPaul's Drag Race||Herself||Season 1, Episode 3; guest for the main challenge.|
|90210||Donna Martin||Episodes: "Okaeri, Donna!", "Between a Sign and a Hard Place"|
|2011||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Pirate Princess||Voice role; Recurring|
|2012||The Mistle-Tones||Marci||TV film|
|2014||True Tori||Herself||Main role|
|Tori & Dean: Cabin Fever|
|Mystery Girls||Holly Hamilton||Main role|
|2016||Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?||Julie Lewisohn||TV film|
|2017||RuPaul's Drag Race||Herself||Season 9, Guest Judge (1 episode)|
|2018||The Look All Stars||Host|
|The Last Sharknado: It's About Time||Raye Martin||TV film|
|2019||The Masked Singer||Unicorn/Herself|
Spelling has written six books. Three were published by Gallery Books, while one was published by Aladdin Books and another published by Simon Spotlight Entertainment.
|1988||Hotel||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress - Guest Starring in a Television Drama||Nominated|
|1991||Beverly Hills, 90210||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress Supporting or Re-Occurring Role for Television Series||Nominated|
|1991||Saved by the Bell||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Series||Won|
|1992||Beverly Hills, 90210||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress Co-Starring in a Television Series||Nominated|
|1992||Beverly Hills, 90210||Young Artist Award||Best Young Actress Guest Starring or Recurring Role in a Television Series||Nominated|
|1998|| Scream 2 |
The House of Yes
|Golden Raspberry Award||Worst New Star||Nominated|
|2000||Trick||Satellite Award||Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical||Nominated|
|2001||Scary Movie 2||The Stinkers Bad Movie Award||Worst Supporting Actress||Won|
Tiffani Amber Thiessen is an American actress. She is known for starring as Kelly Kapowski on NBC's Saved by the Bell (1989–93) and as Valerie Malone on Fox's Beverly Hills, 90210 (1994–98). Thiessen has also starred in other TV series such as Fox's Fastlane (2002–03), ABC's What About Brian (2007), and USA Network's White Collar (2009–14), as well as in a number of TV movies, and she has also appeared in several films like Son in Law (1993), Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th (2000), Hollywood Ending (2002), and Cyborg Soldier (2008).
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media venues have sung the same tune, claiming that Spelling used her $800,000 inheritance to purchase the bed and breakfast.A trip down to the San Diego County Assessors office on April 19 proved to be quite interesting. An assessment clerk, Ms. Lerma, easily pulled up the Chateau La Rue property address and reported that there had been no activity since 2004.
plaintiffs allege that in 2007 they came up with a show idea called "Wedding Rescue" that would star Spelling and McDermott. Their idea was filed with the Writers Guild, and they pitched it to both the couple and an Oxygen executive. The parties passed on the project only to debut an "uncannily similar" show four years later.
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