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Tamara Tunie

Tamara Tunie

Mar. 14th, 1959
Born in
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
5' 9

Tamara Tunie's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit TV Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
The Red Road TV Show
The Red Road
As The World Turns TV Show
As The World Turns
Black Earth Rising TV Show
Black Earth Rising
Swift Justice TV Show
Swift Justice
Feds TV Show
Tribeca TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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.

  • (1981) Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 1981
  • 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)
  • Her father still operates the family business, a funeral home, in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • 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)
  • 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).
  • 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.

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