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: How did we become so broken?
Keith: We fell in love, and at some point, the people we love forgot to love us back.

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

One Tree Hill Quotes

Most of our lives are a series of images, they pass us by like towns on a highway. But sometimes a moment stuns us as it happens and we know that this instant is more than a fleeting image. We know that this moment, every part of it, will live on forever.

Lucas

[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.