Tina Majorino Biography

Tina Majorino is an actress best known for her role in the film ‘Napoleon Dynamite.’ Check out this biography to know about her birthday, childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her.

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Birthday: February 7, 1985

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses American Women

Age: 35 Years, 35 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Aquarius

Also Known As: Tina Marie Majorino

Born in: Westlake, Los Angeles

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females


father: Robert Majorino

mother: Sarah Black

siblings: Kevin Majorino

U.S. State: California

City: Los Angeles

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Tina Majorino is an American actress best known for her role in the film ‘Napoleon Dynamite.’ She began her career as a child artiste, appearing in movies, such as ‘Andre,’ ‘Corrina, Corrina,’ ‘Waterworld’ and ‘When a Man Loves a Woman.’ Despite garnering early success, she ditched acting for a while to continue her high school studies. However, following her graduation, Majorino moved towards acting once again, landing one of her best known roles as Deb in the 2004 movie ‘Napoleon Dynamite.’ She later starred in a number of other films and also appeared on television. One of the most talented and hardworking actresses to emerge in the 1990s, Majorino is still in great demand in the entertainment industry. She continues to enjoy a huge fan base, both inside and outside Hollywood. Besides acting, she has aspirations to direct, write, produce and design in the near future. The multitalented diva also holds a black belt in Tang Soo Do, a form of martial art.

  • Tina Majorino started her acting career in 1992 when she appeared in the sitcom ‘Camp Wilder’. Two years later, she landed a role in the romantic film ‘When a Man Loves a Woman. In 1994, she also played leading roles in the movies ‘Corrina, Corrina’ and ‘Andre’. ‘Corrina, Corrina’ is the story of a widower who hires a nanny for his daughter while ‘Andre’ is about a kid’s encounter with a seal. Soon after this, the actress was cast as Enola in ‘Waterworld,’ a science fiction action film. In the ensuing years, she did a number of television movies including ‘True Women’, ‘Before Women Had Wings’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
  • In 2004, Majorino started playing Cindy Mackenzie in the mystery drama series ‘Veronica Mars’. That year, she also featured in the comedy flick ‘Napoleon Dynamite’. In 2006, she had a role in the feature film ‘Think Tank’ and also joined the cast of the series ‘Big Love’ as Heather Tuttle, a role she played till 2011. She next appeared in the biographical film ‘What We Do Is Secret’. The film is about the life of the late singer Darby Crash, focusing on his homosexual relationship with Rob Henley, drug addiction and suicide. After this, Majorino joined the cast of the drama series ‘The Deep End’ and ‘Bones’ in 2010 and 2011, respectively.
  • From 2012 to 2013, she played the recurring role of Dr. Heather Brooks in ‘Grey's Anatomy’. During this time, she voiced the character of Deb in the animated sitcom ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ and also featured as Molly in the dark fantasy horror series ‘True Blood’. The actress starred in the crime drama series ‘Legends’ in 2014. This was followed by a role in ‘Veronica Mars’, a mystery flick about Veronica Mars who returns to her hometown to investigate the death of her former classmate, with her estranged boyfriend Logan Echolls being accused of the murder. From 2017 to 2018, Majorino featured in the action drama series ‘Scorpion’.
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Family & Personal Life
  • Tina Majorino was born on February 7, 1985 in Westlake, Los Angeles, California, USA to Sarah and Robert Majorino, a real estate agent. She is of mixed ancestry. She has an elder brother named Kevin. The two once formed a rock band called The AM Project.

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