Deb Lee (full name Deborah Helen Lee, formerly Deborah Scott), is a character on One Tree Hill, played by Barbara Alyn Woods.

She is the ex-wife of Dan Scott, ex-sister in-law of Keith Scott (deceased) the mother of Nathan Scott the mother in-law of Haley James Scott, the aunt of Lily Scott and the grandmother of James Lucas Scott.

Deb Lee met Dan in college and became pregnant by him. She was unaware that he had also gotten his high school girlfriend Karen Roe pregnant. Dan and Deb both dropped out of college to get married. Deb comes from a wealthy family and Dan used her father's money to set up his own car dealership.

Deb Lee Quotes

Deb: She's young enough to be your daughter. And in this town, she might just be.
Dan: Ouch!
Deb: Sorry, couldn't resist.

Deb: You know, there is a chance that Lucas and Nathan could get along if their father encouraged it.
Dan: True. But there's also a chance that hell could freeze over.

One Tree Hill Quotes

We're all crazy Hales, some of us just hide it better than others.

Nathan

[ending voiceover]
Mouth: Take a look at yourself in a mirror who do you see looking back?
Haley: Is it the person you want to be?
Dan: Or is there someone else you were meant to be the person you were meant to be but fell short of?
Mia: Is someone telling you you can't or won't? Because you can.
Chase: Believe that love is out there.
Nathan: Believe that dreams come true every day. Because they do.
Peyton: Sometimes happiness doesn't come from money or fame or power. Sometimes happiness comes from good friends and family and the quiet nobility of leading a good life.
Julian: Believe that dreams come true every day. Because they do.
Brooke: Believe that dreams come true every day. Because they do.
Peyton: So take a look in that mirror and remind yourself to be happy because you deserve to be. Believe that.
Lucas: And believe that dreams come true every day. Because they do.