Death Cause of Denise Dowse, Bio, Family, Daughter, Height, Job

Facts of Denise Dowse

Full Name:Denise Dowse
Birthday:February 21, 1958
Birthplace:Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii
Country:United States of America
Sun Sign:Pisces
Net Worth:$5 million
Height:5 feet 5 inches
Sibling:Tracey Dowse and Barry Dowse
Parents:Herbert B Dowse Jr.

Denise Dowse, an American film producer, and actress became popular after playing in the series Beverly Hills 90210.

What Nationality was Denise Dowse?

On February 21, 1958, Denise Dowse opened her eyes to this beautiful world. Marsha hails from Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA. At the time of her death, Marsha was 64 years old. By birth, Denise’s zodiac sign was Pisces. Denise Yvonne Dowse was her birth name.

 Denise Dowse with her sister, tracey Dowse
Caption: Denise Dowse with her sister, Tracey Dowse (Source:

Captain Herbert B Dowse Jr. was the name of her father. Her father was a Naval officer by profession. On 20 June 1996, her father passed away. She spent her early life with her only sibling named Tracey Dowse and Barry Dowse. Tracey has worked as an account manager and Barry is serving in the US air force.

By nationality, Denise had American citizenship and she belongs to a mixed ethnic background. Moreover, Denise used to follow Christianity as a religion. Dowse graduated holding a Bachelor of Arts degree from Norfolk State University.

Did Denise Dowse ever marry?

Denise was a single woman. Dowse was living a low-key life with her family member. Denise used to maintain her privacy so, any details on her marriage or dating are not available at any site.

Denise Dowse with her friend
Caption: Denise Dowse with her friend (Source: Instagram)

Were Denise Dowse and Tony Zanelotti dating?

Denise might be dating Tony Zanelottti. According to the online sources, they were romantically involved but she never announced it officially. Tony was present in her house of Denise in June 2017.

Denise Dowse with her rumored boyfriend
Caption: Denise Dowse with her rumored boyfriend (Source: Gossip Next Door)

Denise also didn’t deny their relationship when one of her friends commented on a post addressing them as a couple. Even before announcing her status with Tony, she passed away.

Is Maya Lott Denise Dowse’s Daughter?

Maya Lott is not her biological daughter, But, Denise used to be very close to her and their relationship was the same as that of mother and daughter.

Denise was there with Maya when she had a life-changing surgery. She also attended the birthday of Maya’s daughter in June 2014.

What was the Net Worth of Denise Dowse?

As of 2022, Denise had an approximated net worth of $5 million. Denise was able to earn this hefty amount from her professional career as an actress and film director.

Denise Dowse infront of the building
Caption: Denise Dowse in front of the building (Source: FOX 8 News)

Besides this, Denise used to earn $300k per episode as her salary.

What was Denise Dowse’s Height?

Denise had a tall height of 5 feet 5 inches. According to her height, Denise’s body weight was around 68 kg. Likewise, Denise had a beautiful pair of black eyes and her hair color was white.

How did Denise Dowse die?

On August 13, 2022, Denise breathe for the last time. The main cause of her death is meningitis. Denise was only 64 years old at the time of her death. After suffering from severe headache in early July she went into a coma on 18 July 2022 and died in hospital. Her death was announced by her sister, Tracy Dowse:

“With a heavy heart, I have to announce her passing away.”

Professional Career of Denise Dowse

  • Denise was an actress and film director by profession.
  • With the role of Angela Quartermane in the television series Almost There, Denise started her movie career in 1989.
  • ALF, Full House, Murphy Brown, Seinfeld, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, Charmed, Shark, The Mentalist, Monk, and House are some of the tv series on which Denise appeared.
  • In the comedy film Guess Who, she played the role of Yvonne Teasley and got the opportunity to share the screen with Bernie Mac and Ashton Kutcher in 2005.
  • She even played the role of Vice Principal McBride, in the series named California Dreams from 1993 to 1994.
 Denise Dowse posing on the red carpet
Caption: Denise Dowse posing on the red carpet (Source: Instagram)
  • Furthermore, she appeared with Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, and Mike Colter in the thriller film Fatale in the role of Valeria in the year 2020.
  • Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story is one of the movies she directed where Ledisi, Corbin Bleu, Keith David, Vanessa Williams, and Columbus Short played the main role.
  • In April 2022, her movie premiered at the 30th Pan African Film and Arts Festival in Los Angeles.