Acknowledged in her expansive career for distinct and resonating characters, Tamara Tunie establishes her acting ability with igniting the screen. In films “Eve’s Bayou,” “The Devil’s Advocate,” and “Flight” and shows “As The World Turns,” “24,” and “The Good Wife,” she speaks with ease yet develops multi-faceted characters with challenges and triumphs.
As Medical Examiner Dr. Melinda Warner on “Law & Order: SVU,” Tamara carried a long running character who was intelligent and strong while being a key part in solving every case. With each discovery, Dr. Warner had the audience breathing with anticipation. Tamara’s delivery distinguished a critical character for television.
Tamara can be seen in the gripping and mysterious new drama, “The Red Road,” as Marie, a protective and caring mother true to her heritage. She holds a performance her audience knows from her but adds something she has not shown. Tamara Tunie remains an original standout with roles that are soulful and stirring.