Victoria Davey 'Tori' Spelling (born May 16, 1973) is an American actress and author. Her first role was Donna Martin on Beverly Hills, 90210 in 1990. She appeared in a string of made-for-television films, such as A Friend to Die For (1994) and Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996). Spelling also rose to prominence through independent films such as The House of Yes (1997) and Trick (1999). She reprised her prominent role in the spinoff, 90210 in 2009. Her autobiography, sTORI Telling, debuted on top of the New York Times Best Seller list and was named the best celebrity autobiography of 2009. Divorced from playwright Charlie Shanian, Spelling is married to Dean McDermott and they have four children: Liam, Stella, Hattie, and Finn. Victoria Davey Spelling was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Candy (ne Marer; born 1945) and Aaron Spelling (1923-2006). She has a younger brother, Randy, also a former actor who currently works as a life coach.