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Tamara Taylor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tamara Taylor (born September 27, 1970, height 5' 6½" (1,69 m)) is a Canadian television actress. Born in Toronto to a black Canadian father and a Scottish Canadian mother, her most famous role is that of Dr. Camille Saroyan, head of the Forensic Division, on the forensic crime drama Bones. She also appeared in the CBS medical drama 3 lbs as Della and the UPN series Sex, Love & Secrets in the role of Nina, both of which were short-lived. Taylor has made guest appearances on NCIS, Numb3rs, Lost, CSI: Miami, Without a Trace, Party of Five and Dawson's Creek. She portrayed Debrah Simmons in the 2005 romantic-comedy Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Taylor also had a brief role in Serenity, the movie conclusion of the TV series Firefly by Joss Whedon. Through her part in Serenity, Taylor was able to audition for a show with actor David Boreanaz, who had previously worked with Whedon in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. She also appeared in the TV series Lost, as the former girlfriend of Michael and mother of Walt. She first appeared in Bones in the first episode of the second season, "The Titan On The Tracks," portraying the character Dr. Camille Saroyan. In the first six episodes of the season, she was credited as "Guest Starring" because creator and writer Hart Hanson had planned to kill her in episode six when Howard Epps, a recurring serial killer, poisoned her in order to create more tension and drama between the two main characters. However, the response to Cam was so strong that the writers offered her a position as a recurring regular in the show. Thus, in episode 7, "The Girl With The Curl," she was credited as a main character of the series and appeared in the title sequence.


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Born:
Sep 27, 1970 In Toronto - Ontario - Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the series The Facts of Life 1979-08-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Reluctant Nanny 2016-01-07
Known For
Poster of Gordon Glass
Poster of Numb3rs
Poster of Sex, Love & Secrets
Poster of Hidden Hills
Filmography
Movie The Reluctant Nanny Andrea Moore 2016-01-07
Movie Ana Maria in Novela Land Dr. Acevedo Bechdel 2015-02-27
Movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters Wonder Woman / Bekka (voice) 2015-07-28
Series Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles Bekka 2015-06-08
Movie Shuffle Linda 2012-03-20
Movie Gordon Glass Karen 2007-01-01
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Series 3 lbs Unknown 2006-11-14
Movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman Debrah 2005-02-25
Movie Serenity Teacher 2005-08-25
Series Sex, Love & Secrets Nina 2005-09-26
Series Bones Camille Saroyan 2005-09-12
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Series Miracles Unknown 2003-01-27
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Series Hidden Hills Sarah Timmerman 2002-09-24
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Series Six Feet Under Unknown 2001-06-03
Series One on One Unknown 2001-09-03
Series City of Angels Dr. Ana Syphax 2000-01-16
Movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge Geri Nicholas 1999-08-21
Series Providence Unknown 1999-01-08
Series Dawson's Creek Laura Weston 1998-01-20
Movie Senseless Janice Tyson 1998-02-20
Series Becker Unknown 1998-11-02
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Series Freshman Dorm Carla 1992-08-11
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series The Facts of Life Unknown 1979-08-24