Tamara Taylor Biography

Tamara Taylor is a popular Canadian actress. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

Quick Facts

Birthday: September 27, 1970

Nationality: Canadian

Famous: Actresses Black Actresses

Age: 49 Years, 49 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Libra

Also Known As: Tamara

Born in: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females


Spouse/Ex-: Miles Cooley (m. 2007–2012)

father: Vaughn Grouse

mother: Deborah Reid

City: Toronto, Canada

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Tamara Taylor is a Canadian actress famous for playing the role of Dr. Camille Saroyan in the forensic crime series ‘Bones’ as well as of Nina in the UPN drama ‘Sex, Love & Secrets’. Besides these, she has appeared in the television series ‘Party of Five’, ‘Hidden Hills’, ‘City of Angels’ and ‘Altered Carbon’. Taylor has also made guest appearances on a number of TV programmes, such as ‘NCIS’, ‘Lost’, ‘Numb3rs’, ‘Without a Trace’, ‘Dawson's Creek’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘The District’, ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘Miracles’, ‘Everwood’ and ‘Early Edition’, to name a few. The beautiful and talented Canadian actress has also acted in movies like ‘Senseless’, ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’, ‘Serenity’, ‘Gordon Glass’ and ‘Shuffle’. Through her contribution to both the small and the big screen, Taylor has managed to earn apt name and fame for herself. She is regarded as one of the best actresses in the Canadian TV industry and has become an inspiration for young talents.

  • Tamara Taylor made her acting debut on television by appearing in an episode of the 1991 series ‘A Different World’. She then appeared as Grace Wilcox in the series ‘Party of Five’. In the year 1998, she got featured in the TV program ‘Dawson's Creek’. The same year, she made her debut on big screen through the flick ‘Senseless’. Soon after this, Taylor acted in the TV movie ‘Introducing Dorothy’ and dramas ‘Early Edition’ and ‘Providence’.
  • After this, she was offered the role of Dr. Ana Syphax in ‘City of Angels’. In 2002, she did the series ‘Hidden Hills’. Then till 2005, the Canadian actress did a number of big screen and small screen projects, such as ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’, ‘Serenity’, ‘The District’, ‘Six Feet Under’, ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘Lost’, and ‘Sex, Love & Secrets.’ After this, she was offered the dramas ‘Numb3rs’ and ‘3 lbs’.
  • During that time, Taylor also joined the cast of the forensic crime series ‘Bones’ as Dr. Camille Saroyan. She then played the role of Karen in the film ‘Gordon Glass’ in 2007. Four years later, she acted in the film ‘Shuffle’. In 2015, Taylor worked in an episode of the series ‘Hell's Kitchen’ and ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles’ as well as in three episodes of the drama ‘Hunt the Truth’. During that year, she also lent her voice to the character of Wonder Woman for ‘Justice League: Gods and Monsters’ and acted as Andrea Moore in the movie ‘Reluctant Nanny’. In 2017, Taylor had a recurring role in the television series ‘Altered Carbon’. She played the role of Oumou Prescott in the series.
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Personal Life
  • Tamara Taylor was born on September 27, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to parents Deborah Reid and Vaughn Grouse. She got her last name from her step-father, Eddie Taylor. She dropped out of her high school to pursue her career in acting. Taylor got married to attorney Miles Cooley in the year 2007. Unfortunately, the couple divorced five years later.

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