Tamara Taylor is a talented Canadian-born actress and voice artist. On television, she is best known for her role as forensic pathologist Dr. Camille Saroyan in 11 seasons of Fox TV’s forensic crime series Bones. Her role as Dr. Camille Saroyan was originally intended as a guest star but was expanded to a regular role as the character was well received by the fans. After a very successful 12-season episode, Bones was not extended for another season by Fox TV. Find out more about who Tamara Taylor is by learning more about her family, her biography, her remarkable weight loss, and other interesting things about her.
Tamara Taylor’s Bio, Age
Tamara Taylor was born on 27 September 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She also grew up as an only child in Canada. The actress has revealed that she did not complete her high school education. According to her, she dropped out of high school to pursue a career as a model and “see the world”. Before this critical decision, her mother enrolled her in modeling classes to give her more confidence.
Taylor eventually moved to Los Angeles to give acting a chance after visiting her bosom friend Cree Summer on the set of the 1990s NBC sitcom A Different World. She later played a role in an episode of A Different World (1991) for which she received no recognition. This was quickly followed by a number of other television roles and commercials.
Taylor’s breakthrough on the small screen came with the regular role of Grace Wilcox in the family drama series Party of Five (1996-97) from the 1990s. As an aspiring actress, she made guest appearances in several other drama series, including Dawson’s Creek (1998), Early Edition (1999), and Providence (1999).
At the turn of the century, the talented actress was cast in the recurring role of Dr. Ana Syphax in the medical drama series City of Angels (2000). She was also cast in a regular role in the short-lived sitcom Hidden Hills (2002-03). In the early 2000s, Taylor was a guest star in numerous notable television series including Six Feet Under (2004), CSI: Miami (2004), NCIS (2005-06), and Numb3rs (2006).
In 2006, the talented actress was given a guest role in the second season of the police procedural crime series Bones. Taylor gave a brilliant performance of the character Dr. Camille Saroyan, which made her popular with fans of the series. The producers then developed the character into a regular series that lasted from the 2nd to the 12th and final season of the hit series.
In 2015 Taylor made a guest appearance in an episode of the reality series Hell’s Kitchen. In 2018, she was cast in the sci-fi series Altered Carbon by Netflix, in which she played the character, Oumou Prescott.
In her long career, Tamara Taylor has also recorded a number of film lectures. She made her screen debut in the comic sci-fi film Senseless (1998), followed by a supporting role alongside Halle Berry in the telefilm Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999). She later played the leading role in Serenity (2005) and in Tyler Perry’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005). In 2015, Taylor lent her voice to Wonder Woman character Bekka in the animated superhero movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters.
Her Parents and Sister
Tamara Taylor was born the daughter of a black father and a Caucasian mother. Both her parents are originally from Canada, but her mother is of Scottish descent. Her father Vaughn Grouse is a musician and her mother Deborah Reid worked as a caretaker. After the divorce of her parents, the actress was raised by her mother and her stepfather Eddie Taylor. She has 2 siblings; a stepbrother and a stepsister. However, she was brought up as an only child.
Does She Have a Husband?
The talented Bones star is currently unmarried, but she has been married in the past. On 10 June 2007, Tamara Taylor married the lawyer Miles Cooley. After almost 5 years the duo broke the connection. In February 2012 Taylor filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized in May of the same year. They had no children together.
Since her acting debut in 1991, Canadian-born actress Tamara Taylor has performed in several notable roles on both the small and the big screen. In addition to her regular role as Dr. Camille Saroyan in the Fox hit series Bones, Taylor has also appeared in several other successful shows. Through her busy acting career, the talented actress has amassed a fortune of $4 million. This figure is expected to rise even further as she takes on even more lucrative roles.
Tamara Taylor has always had a suitable, slim, and enviable figure. But in 2017, during the last season of the hit series Bones, the actress seemed visibly thinner. This drastic reduction in weight led to speculation about Taylor’s new figure among the series’ enthusiastic fans. The actress never responded directly to the rumors, so the exact cause of her weight loss was never known.