Gorgeous and slender 5'5" brunette knockout Dee was born Vanessa Aparicio on February 17, 1979 in Puerto Rico. She was raised by a single mother in New York and also grew up in Southern California. Dee worked as a store clerk prior to her involvement in the adult film industry; she was discovered in a shopping mall by porn filmmaker Greg Steel and his wife Julie Rage. Dee first began performing in explicit hardcore movies at age 18 in 1997 and started directing her own X-rated features in 2003. Moreover, Dee modeled for the cover of the men's magazine Hustler in October, 1997; she subsequently both graced the cover of and was the centerfold for the July, 1998 issue of the same men's magazine. Dee has been nominated for several AVN Awards that include Best Female Performer of the Year in 2001, Best Tease Performance in 2004, and Best All-Girl 3-Way Scene in 2009. Dee runs her own official website as well as produces her own Video Team series Chocolate Cream Pie.