Sep. 27th, 1970
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Tamara Taylor (born September 27, 1970) is a Canadian television actress. Her most famous role is that of Dr. Camille Saroyan, head of the Forensic Division, on the forensic crime drama Bones.
Born in Toronto to a Black Canadian father and a Scottish Canadian mother. She dropped out of high school to try modeling and see the world, with her mother supportive of her decision: "School will always be there, she told me".
Taylor's career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox's Party of Five (1994). Since then she has appeared in 'Steven Bochco' City of Angels (2000), Hidden Hills (2002), Lost (2004), Numb3rs (2005), CSI: Miami (2002), Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2003), and Fox's hit Bones (2005). She also had a role in Serenity (2005), the movie spin-off of the cult hit Firefly (2002).
She made her film debut in the Wayans brothers' romantic comedy Senseless (1998). Within a year, she starred with 'Halle Berry' in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999) and in Tyler Perry's box office hit Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005).
Taylor is a second cousin to 'Neve Campbell' with whom she appeared on Party of Five. Taylor married attorney Miles Cooley in (2007) but the couple divorced in (May, 2012).
Taylor loves the beach, hiking, movies, books, and her two chihuahuas, Bruno and Miss Pixie.
- Her father is black and her mother is Caucasian (of Scottish ancestry). Both are Canadian.
- Married Miles Cooley at the Hotel Esencia (Riviera Maya, Mexico).