Mar. 14th, 1959
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Tamara Tunie is an American film, stage, and television actress, director, and producer, known for Flight, The Devil's Advocate, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Blue Bloods, Dietland, Better Call Saul and Black Earth Rising.
- Her father still operates the family business, a funeral home, in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- In 2007, she received a Tony Award as co-producer for the musical "Spring Awakening". She was also a Tony Award nominee (Best Play) for co-producing August Wilson's Radio Golf.
- After five years of portraying Medical Examiner Melinda Warner on _"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999)_ (qv), she was finally given main cast billing in the seventh season. (2005)
- Shares a birthday with 'Michael Caine (I)' (qv), 'Mercedes McNab' (qv), 'Kylie Tyndall' (qv), 'Keaton Tyndall' (qv), 'Quincy Jones' (qv), 'Chris Klein (I)' (qv), & 'Jamie Bell (I)' (qv)
- (1981) Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1981
- When she was portraying the character of 'Jessica Griffin' on the daytime drama _"As the World Turns" (1956)_ (qv), one of her mentors, actress/director/drama coach 'Billie Allen' (qv), portrayed her character's mother 'Louise' (1994).