Actress Tori Spelling credits her own shrewd casting eye for kickstarting the careers of Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty.

Spelling, daughter of producer Aaron Spelling, admits she often helped her dad whenever he was casting one his many hit shows - and she personally selected her former BEVERLY HILLS 90210 castmates Priestley and Doherty.

She says, "I was (my dad's) undercover casting angel. (I recommended) Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty.

"On DYNASTY, (I recommended) Emma Samms. I'd like to take credit for FARRAH FACWETT, but..."

10/02/2005 09:20