Tawny Cypress

 

Date Of Birth

August 8, 1976
 

Date Of Birth

August 8, 1976
 

Biography

American actress Tawny Cypress was born on August 8, 1976 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She is of multiple descents – her mother has Hungarian and German blood, while her father traces his ancestry to Native Americans, African Americans and European Americans. She took her studied in several schools, including Boston University, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, and Mason Gross as Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. She also trained in acting under Barbara Marchant and the William Esper Studio in New York City.

She began her acting career in 1999, when she played a bit role in the comedic short film Stalker Guilt Syndrome. After a guest role in the police drama NYPD Blue, she took on a minor supporting role in the 2000 romantic drama Autumn of New York, which starred Winona Ryder and Richard Gere. She was also given a recurring role in the short-lived legal drama 100 Centre Street, and a guest role in the daytime soap All My Children. She also had a recurring role in the drama Third Watch before being cast in the short-lived action series Jonny Zero.

After appearances in films such as World Trade Center and Bella, she was included in the cast of the television series Heroes. She took on the role of Simone Deveaux, an art dealer living in New York City who is in a relationship with Isaac Mendez (Santiago Cabrera). Increasing disturbed by his heroin addiction and his claims to be able to predict the future through his paintings, she splits up with him. She is killed off at the end of the first season.

Following her stint on Heroes, Cypress took on a major role in the short-lived drama K-Ville. She played police officer Ginger LeBeau. Since then, she's moved on to other TV series such as Rescue Me, The Good Wife, Elementary, Blue Bloods, House of Cards and Unforgettable, where she currently plays former FBI agent Cherie Rollins-Murray.
 

Biography

American actress Tawny Cypress was born on August 8, 1976 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She is of multiple descents – her mother has Hungarian and German blood, while her father traces his ancestry to Native Americans, African Americans and European Americans. She took her studied in several schools, including Boston University, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, and Mason Gross as Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. She also trained in acting under Barbara Marchant and the William Esper Studio in New York City.

She began her acting career in 1999, when she played a bit role in the comedic short film Stalker Guilt Syndrome. After a guest role in the police drama NYPD Blue, she took on a minor supporting role in the 2000 romantic drama Autumn of New York, which starred Winona Ryder and Richard Gere. She was also given a recurring role in the short-lived legal drama 100 Centre Street, and a guest role in the daytime soap All My Children. She also had a recurring role in the drama Third Watch before being cast in the short-lived action series Jonny Zero.

After appearances in films such as World Trade Center and Bella, she was included in the cast of the television series Heroes. She took on the role of Simone Deveaux, an art dealer living in New York City who is in a relationship with Isaac Mendez (Santiago Cabrera). Increasing disturbed by his heroin addiction and his claims to be able to predict the future through his paintings, she splits up with him. She is killed off at the end of the first season.

Following her stint on Heroes, Cypress took on a major role in the short-lived drama K-Ville. She played police officer Ginger LeBeau. Since then, she's moved on to other TV series such as Rescue Me, The Good Wife, Elementary, Blue Bloods, House of Cards and Unforgettable, where she currently plays former FBI agent Cherie Rollins-Murray.
 

Place of Birth

Pt. Pleasant, New Jersey, USA
 

Place of Birth

Pt. Pleasant, New Jersey, USA
 

Birth Name

Tawny Cypress
 

Birth Name

Tawny Cypress
 

Gender

Female
 

Gender

Female
 

Filmography

2013 Unforgettable (TV series)
2013 House of Cards (TV series)
2013 Elementary (TV series)
2012 Blue Bloods (TV series)
2012 The Good Wife (TV series)
2011/II Remains
2011 Gun Hill (TV movie)
2010 Warehouse 13 (TV series)
2009 Rescue Me (TV series)
2009 Brooklyn's Finest
2009 House Rules (TV movie)
2008 Wainy Days (TV series)
2008 Army Wives (TV series)
2007-2008 K-Ville (TV series)
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2006-2007 Heroes (TV series)
2006 Bella
2006 World Trade Center
2006 The Time Tunnel (TV movie)
2006 Love Monkey (TV series)
2005 Stella (TV series)
2005 Jonny Zero (TV series)
2000-2005 Third Watch (TV series)
2003 All My Children (TV series)
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series)
2002 Hack (TV series)
2002 Stalker Guilt Syndrome (short)
2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV series)
2000 Autumn in New York
2000 NYPD Blue (TV series)
 

Filmography

2013 Unforgettable (TV series)
2013 House of Cards (TV series)
2013 Elementary (TV series)
2012 Blue Bloods (TV series)
2012 The Good Wife (TV series)
2011/II Remains
2011 Gun Hill (TV movie)
2010 Warehouse 13 (TV series)
2009 Rescue Me (TV series)
2009 Brooklyn's Finest
2009 House Rules (TV movie)
2008 Wainy Days (TV series)
2008 Army Wives (TV series)
2007-2008 K-Ville (TV series)
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2006-2007 Heroes (TV series)
2006 Bella
2006 World Trade Center
2006 The Time Tunnel (TV movie)
2006 Love Monkey (TV series)
2005 Stella (TV series)
2005 Jonny Zero (TV series)
2000-2005 Third Watch (TV series)
2003 All My Children (TV series)
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series)
2002 Hack (TV series)
2002 Stalker Guilt Syndrome (short)
2001-2002 100 Centre Street (TV series)
2000 Autumn in New York
2000 NYPD Blue (TV series)
 

Height

5' 6" (1.68 m)
 

Height

5' 6" (1.68 m)

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