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Tamara Tunie
Oakdale Presence
May 20, 1987 to January 1995; August 16, 2000 to February 8, 2007; October 15, 2009
At A Glance
Tamara Tunie was born on March 14 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tamara originated the role of Jessica Griffin on As The World Turns in 1987 and played it until 1995.

Tamara received a bachelor of fine arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University. She has appeared in numerous stage productions. She's had roles in the feature films Snake Eyes, Rising Sun, The Peacemaker, and The Devil's Advocate, to name a few. She often appears on NYPD Blue as Lt. Fancy's wife. Tunie also had a recurring role on 24 as Alberta Green and Law and Order: Special Victim Unit as Melinda Warner.

Tamara enjoys singing and dancing.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Law & Order: Trial by Jury
Dr. Melinda Warner
2005

24
Alberta Green
2002

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Melinda Warner
2000 to Present

NYPD Blue
Lillian Fancy
1994, 1996, 1997

As The World Turns
Jessica Griffin
May 20, 1987 to January 1995; August 16, 2000 to February 8, 2007; October 15, 2009

Spenser: For Hire
Nina
"Shadowsight", December 13th, 1986
Acting Portfolio
FILM
The Caveman's Valentine
Sheila Ledbetter
2001

The Money Shot
1999

Snake Eyes
Anthea
1998

The Devil's Advocate
Jackie Heath
1997

The Peacemaker
Jody
1997

Eve's Bayou
Narrator
1997

Rescuing Desire
1996

Spirit Lost
Anne
1996
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actress (2003)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actress (2004)

Independent Feature Project / West Independent Spirit Awards Nomination, Best Supporting Actress (2002, for her role in The Caveman's Valentine)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DATE OF BIRTH: March 14, 1959
EYES: Brown
HEIGHT: 5'9"
News Archives
News Archive: Tunie exits ATWT after 20 years. [Mar 26, 2007]
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