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Tamara “Tammy” Townsend is a singer and actor from the United States. Her role as “Wendy Reardon” in the American daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” is the one for which she is most known. She is also well-known for playing the roles of “Greta McClure” in the American sitcom “Family Matters” and “Kira Cooper” in the comedy series “K.C. Undercover.” She began her TV career in the middle of the 1980s with one-episode parts in series including “Diff’rent Strokes,” “Charles in Charge,” and “The Bronx Zoo.” She graduated from “Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.” She received the offer to play “Wendy Reardon” in “Days of Our Lives” after nearly ten years. It was her first recurring position in a TV show. Before obtaining one of her most illustrious roles of her career, Kira Cooper in “K.C. Undercover,” she proceeded to play a series regular in “Rock Me, Baby” and “Sherri.” In recurrent appearances, she has appeared in programs like “Family Matters,” “Grown Ups,” and “The Client List.” She has made cameo appearances in well-known television shows like “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Felicity.” She has acted in movies including “The Pest,” “Preacher’s Kid,” and “Playing Mona Lisa” for the big screen.

Early Childhood & Life

She was conceived on August 17, 1970, in Los Angeles, California, in the United States, by interior designer Anorene and English judge Thomas Townsend. She has Yugoslavian ancestry through her father. Her and Travis Townsend, her sibling, grew up together.
She earned her diploma from the ‘Los Angeles County High School for the Arts’ in 1988.

The career of Tammy Townsend

In 1985, she started her acting career. She appeared as “Sara” on the well-known American sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” that year. She made an appearance in the seventh season’s “Beauty Is in the Eye of Arnold” episode.
She continued to make brief appearances in several TV series during the ensuing years. The Bronx Zoo (1988), Quantum Leap (1992), Where I Live (1993), Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1995), and Living Single (1995) are a few examples. She also appeared in the 1995 television film “Divas.” In the meantime, this gorgeous diva won the 1987 Miss Talented Teen California title.

She made her big-screen debut in the musical drama “The Five Heartbeats,” which was directed by Robert Townsend. The film, which debuted on March 29, 1991, received ambivalent reviews from critics and had middling commercial success.

Days of Our Lives, a prominent NBC soap drama, gave Jessica her first regular role. One of the longest-running scripted TV shows in the world has sprung from the soap opera. From 1994 to 1996, Tamara portrayed “Wendy Reardon” in the television series.

She portrayed “Danielle” in her subsequent movie, an American comedy called “The Brady Bunch Movie,” which was released on February 17, 1995. The Shelley Long, Michael McKean, and Gary Cole-starring movie, which was directed by Betty Thomas, debuted at the top of the box office and made $46.6 million in the US and Canada. Later, on November 29, 1997, it had its television debut on “NBC,” along with new footage.

The American comedy “Family Matters,” in which she portrayed “Greta McClure,” was her second famous performance. On March 17, 1995, “ABC” aired the sixth season of the television show “My Bodyguard,” in which she made an appearance. From some time in 1998 to a total of 13 episodes, she played the part.
Tammy played “Xantha Kent” in the 1997 comedy “The Pest,” which starred John Leguizamo and Jeffrey Jones. Both critically and commercially, the movie fell flat.

In four of the 22 episodes of the American sitcom “Grown Ups,” which aired on “UPN” from August 1, 1999, to May 22, 2000, she played the recurring role of “Melissa.” She portrayed Erika Carter in three episodes of “Walker, Texas Ranger” (2000–2001), Lea Robinson in three episodes of “Barbershop,” Ms. Crawford in three episodes of “According to Jim,” Dana Taylor in five episodes of “Lincoln Heights,” Denise in three episodes of “Switched at Birth,” and Karina Lake in four episodes of “The Client List” (2005–2013).

She portrayed “Alice” in Matthew Huffman’s 2000 comedy “Playing Mona Lisa.” The movie stars Alicia Witt, Johnny Galecki, Harvey Fierstein, Marlo Thomas, Elliott Gould, Brooke Langton, and Molly Hagan and is based on a play by Marni Freedman.

Tammy appeared in the Tyler Maddox-Simms romantic comedy “Love Chronicles,” which was written and filmed and was published on December 31, 2003. Starring in the movie were Clifton Powell, Terrence Howard, Robin Givens, and LisaRaye McCoy.

Later, she was cast as the series regular and star of “Pam Gibson” in the brief-lived American comedy “Rock Me, Baby.” The series, which also starred Carl Anthony Payne II, Bianca Kajlich, and Dan Cortese, was broadcast on “UPN” from September 15, 2003, to May 25, 2004.

Tammy played “Celia Marson” in the American sitcom “Sherri,” which starred Sherri Shepherd and was based on her life. From October 5 through December 1, 2009, “Lifetime” broadcast the series for one more season.
In the Christian drama movie “Preacher’s Kid,” which was largely based on the “Parable of the Prodigal Son,” Tammy portrayed the lead role of “Desiree.” ‘Warner Premiere’ released the movie on January 29, 2010. Critics gave it neutral to excellent reviews, but movie did poorly at the box office.

She played the character “Kira Cooper” in the American comedy series “K.C. Undercover,” which was produced by Corinne Marshall and starred Zendaya, Kadeem Hardison, Trinitee Stokes, Kamil McFadden, and Veronica Dunne. From January 18, 2015, until February 2, 2018, a total of three seasons and 75 episodes of the show were broadcast on the Disney Channel.

The Practice (1997), Felicity (1999), Friends (2001), and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2014) were among the TV shows in which Tammy appeared as a guest. She appeared in the television movies “Love Me or Leave Me” (2010), “To Love and to Cherish,” “The Mistle-Tones,” and “Daddy’s Home.” The direct-to-video movies “My Girlfriend’s Back” (2010), “Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed” (2010), and “Love Overboard” (2012) all featured her.

With her band, “Soul Unit,” she has performed at local gigs in Los Angeles while singing. Additionally, she has toured with Eric Beneacutet. She contributed to the jazz/hip-hop/rock ensemble Buckshot LeFonque’s debut album, which was led by American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Branford Marsalis. The album was published in August 1994, and it peaked at number 94 on the R&B Albums chart and number 38 on the Billboard chart for “Heatseekers.” Tammy also plays with the cabaret troupe “GoDiva,” situated in Los Angeles.

Individual Life of Tammy Townsend

She reportedly had a romantic relationship with American actor Kevin Eubanks in 1995, according to sources. She dated American TV star Carl Payne after they broke up.

Net Worth of Tammy Townsend

The estimated net worth of Tammy Townsend is around $2 million.