Tamara Tunie (Jessica Griffin on As the World Turns)

Current Character: Jessica Griffin

Birthday: 1959-03-14

Birthplace: Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Marital Status: Married (Gregory Generet- October, 1995) No Children

Biography

Tamara Tunie was born on March 14th in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 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 only a few. Tamara has appeared on numerous films, television primetime shows all while portraying 'Jessica Griffin' on As the World Turns. She and her second husband, Generet, a jazz vocalist/post-production videotape editor, live in Harlem. Tamara loves both singing and dancing.

Career Highlights

As the World Turns - Jessica Griffin (1987 to 1995; November 11th, 2000 - 2007)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Dr. Melinda Warner (2005)
Law & Order: Trial by Jury - Dr. Melinda Warner (2005)
24 - Alberta Green (2002)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Melinda Warren (2001) Recurring
NYPD Blue - Lillian Fancy (1994, 1996, 1997)
Spenser: For Hire - Nina "Shadowsight" (December 13th, 1986)

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)
Image Awards Nominated, Image Award Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series (2004)
Nominated, Image Award Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series(2003)