Deena has worked professionally as an actress and voice over artist for over 35 years and as an acting teacher for teens for 15 years. You will recognize her as Ted Knight's rebel niece on ABC's "Too Close For Comfort", and as Bea Arthur's daughter on "The GoldenGirls". Other credits include, "Newhart", "Crazy Like a Fox", "Diagnosis Murder" and many more. More recently Deena starred in the short indie film "Banana Bread" for which she was nominated for best supporting actress at the Houston International Film Festival. She also appeared on CBS's, "Intelligence" and "Togetherness" for HBO. Deena was honored by the Screen Actors Guild Awards for her legendary body of work in commercials. She also plays one of the leads in the independent film, "Khali The Killer" to be released by New Line.
As an acting teacher, Deena has inspired hundreds of kids and teens to tap into their imaginations and discover their inner talents.