American actress, singer, Michele Lee is the daughter of Sylvia Helen (née Silverstein) and Jack Dusick, a make-up artist. She attended Alexander Hamilton High School. In 1974, Michele starred in the pilot episode for proposed CBS sitcom 'The Michele Lee Show'. In 2009, she won TV Land Award in a category of Anniversary Award for her work in Knots Landing. Lee began her career on Broadway in Vintage 60 (1960).
Michele Lee was previously married to James Farentino, an actor on 20th February 1966 and divorced on 22nd June 1983. The couple has a son named David Farentino, born on 6th July 1969. She then married Fred A. Rappoport, a television producer on 27th September 1987. Lee won the Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Lead Actress (Primetime) three times, and also nominated for an Emmy in 1982 for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series".