Tamara Braun (Ava Vitali on Days of Our Lives)

Characters: Ava Vitali, Taylor Raines Walker

Birthday: 1971-04-18

Birthplace: Born in Evanston, Illinois, USA

Marital Status: Single (Long-term nameless boyfriend.)

Biography

Tamara Braun was born and raised in Evanston, IL, where she became involved in acting during high school and went on to study at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London for a summer session. She moved from Chicago to L.A. in 1995 and eventually landed guest-starring roles on such prime-time shows as "Buffy The Vampire slayer", "7th Heaven", "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," and so on. She has been seen in film, if you remember, she played a small part in "Soul Food". Since then, Braun has been in soap operas and has been seen as General Hospital'sCarly Corinthos, All My Children as Reese Williams, and Days as Ava Vitali. She returns not as Ava this time around but as Taylor Walker.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives Taylor Raines Mendez Walker - (April 2011 - present)
Days of Our Lives Ava Vitali - (February 8 to Monday August 4 2008)
General Hospital - Carly Benson Quartermaine Corinthos (2001- 2005)
Limbo Lounge - Anya 2008
Little Chenier - Marie-Louise LeBauve (2006)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series) - Coco (2008)
Ghost Whisperer (TV series) - Brenda Sanborn (2007)
Cold Case (TV series) - Edie Lowe (2006)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Frenzied Girl / Tara (1997-1998)
Party of Five (TV series) - Marcy ( 1998)

Awards & Acclaim

Nominated, Daytime Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for General Hospital
Won, Copper Wing Award (Phoenix Film Festival) Best Ensemble Acting for Little Chenier (2006)
Shared With cast.
Won, Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Lead Actress for General Hospital