Dina Spybey

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Dina Spybey (born August 29, 1964) also known as Dina Waters and Dina Spybey-Waters is an American actress. She has appeared in more than 20 films, including John Q., subUrbia and The Haunted Mansion. She is perhaps best known for her role as Tracy Montrose Blair on the first season of Six Feet Under. She played "young Elise Eliot" in The First Wives Club and a ghost named Emma in Disney's film The Haunted Mansion.

Dina Spybey
Born (1964-08-29) August 29, 1964 (age 56)
Other namesDina Waters
Alma materOhio State University
Rutgers University
Years active1992–present
(m. 2000)


Spybey attended undergraduate studies at Ohio State and then received her M.F.A. from Rutgers University at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. She was the character Dottie in Greg the Bunny, appeared in Remember WENN, and also played a stripper colleague of Demi Moore's in Striptease. She played a supporting role in her husband Mark Waters' film Just Like Heaven (2005). Spybey portrayed a ghost named Emma in the 2003 Disney movie The Haunted Mansion. She had a small role in Waters' Freaky Friday.

She also appeared in the ninth season premiere of Frasier ("Don Juan in Hell”) in 2001 in the role of Nanette Guzman, Frasier Crane's first wife.[1] She was one of three actresses to play the role over the course of Cheers and Frasier (the others were Emma Thompson and Laurie Metcalf).

Spybey also appeared in theater. In 1993 she appeared in the off-Broadway play Five Women Wearing the Same Dress[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1996 Big Night Natalie
1996 Striptease Monique, Jr.
1996 SubUrbia Bee-Bee
1997 Julian Po Dee
1997 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Allessandra
1998 Getting Personal Liz Carderelli
1999 Advice from a Caterpillar Young Woman
2000 Isn't She Great Bambi Madison
2002 John Q. Debby Utley
2002 Full Frontal Third Fired Employee
2003 Freaky Friday Dottie Robertson
2003 The Haunted Mansion Emma
2005 Just Like Heaven Abby
2008 Yoga Matt Bonnie Putterman Short
2019 Chasing Molly Janet


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Lifestories: Families in Crisis Becky Bell Episode: "Public Law 106: The Becky Bell Story"
1993 CBS Schoolbreak Special Leanne Strauss Episode: "If I Die Before I Wake"
1996 The X-Files FBI Archivist Episode: "Pusher"
1996 Remember WENN Celia Mellon Main role (season 1)
1996–1997 Men Behaving Badly Brenda Mickowski Main role
1997 Gun Genny Episode: "All the President's Women"
1998 Conrad Bloom Nina Bloom #2 TV series
1998 Suddenly Susan Gina Episode: "Don't Tell"
1998 Fantasy Island Tina Episode: "Let Go"
1999 Oh Baby Shelly Episode: "Lamaze"
1999 Just Shoot Me! Megan Episode: "Hostess to Murder"
1999 Cold Feet Jenny Lombardi Main role
2000 Stark Raving Mad Katherine Yates Episodes: "The Crush", "The Grade"
2001 Six Feet Under Tracy Montrose Blair Recurring role (season 1)
2001 Frasier Nanette Episode: "Don Juan in Hell: Part 2"
2002 Warning: Parental Advisory Receptionist TV film
2002–2004 Greg the Bunny Dottie Sunshine Main role
2005 Joey Judy Episode: "Joey and the Valentine's Date"
2007 Family of the Year Barbara Anderson Episode: "Pilot"
2010 Neighbors from Hell Marjoe Saint Sparks Regular role
2011 CPA Holes Annette Wicks TV film
2013 Modern Family Art Teacher Episode: "Best Men"
2013 Witches of East End Woman in Hospital Episode: "Pilot"
2015 Salem Rogers Karen TV film
2016 Speechless Jennifer Episode: "Pilot"


  1. ^ "Kim Cattrall suggests Sex and the City replacements". Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved September 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "My worst moment: Ally Walker on tippling and acting". Chicago Tribune. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 12, 2018.

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