Tamara tunie is an American actress famously known for her character in Law and Order as a medical examiner.

Personal Life

Tamara Tunie, born on 14th March 1959, is an American actress. director and producer. She has appeared in stage and television shows as well. Her full name is Tamara Renee Tunie and she was born in Pennsylvania, USA. Later, she went to Homestead and grew up there. Tamara graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre from university Carnegie Mellon located in Pittsburgh, PA. She married Greg Bouquett in the year 1988, but they divorced in 1991. Presently, she is married to Gregory Generet.


Tamara had the honor of acting twice in Al Pacino's movie, who is a famous American filmmaker. Her role in the film, The Caveman's Valentine, got her a nomination in Independent Spirit Awards. In the year 2010, Tamara both directed and produced the film ‘See you in September’. She made her debut with the film Sweet Lorraine in the year 1987.

2016 was a turning point in her acting career as she received Obie Award for Distinguished Performance. She was the co-producer of the musical “Spring Awakening” for which she received Tony Award. Tamara is not only works with the entertainment industry, but also charity. She is on the board of directors of Figure Skating which is located in Harlem. It is a non profit organization that works at making the lives of young girls better.

Last Modified: 30 Apr, 2018

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