Tamara Tunie

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McKeesport, PA

Birth Name

Tamara Tunie

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Biography:

Tamara Tunie is a 1981 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.

Both her parents were morticians, and the family lived above the funeral parlor.

She was a contestant in the Miss Black Teenage Pageant in Pittsburgh in the early '70s.

An experienced stage actor, she made her Broadway debut alongside Lena Horne in Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music. She has also produced a Broadway play and a Tony Award-winning musical.

She serves on the board of directors of Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc.

She is married to Gregory Generet.

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