Tamala Jones


Tamala Jones was born on November 12, 1974 in Pasadena, California. She began her career as a model in magazine ads and TV commercials. She also appeared in several music videos. Her film debut came in 1995, playing the great-grandmother of Maya Angelou's character in How to Make an American Quilt. In 2004, she co-produced the independent film Nora's Hair Salon.

Tamala was voted one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year" in 2000 and 2001 by Black Men Magazine. She is very involved in Girl Prep, a Young Women’s Empowerment Network event created in 2007 by Jenesis A. Harper (age 13), to empower girls to become positive and productive citizens in their community.


Tamala


JUST THE FACTS
  • Born on November 12, 1974 in Pasadena, California.
  • She is 5' 4" (1.63 m).
  • She was named after Smokey Robinson's record company (Twitter, April 24, 2011).
  • She loves to cook.

OTHER ROLES PUBLICITY AND INTERVIEWS
  • 35 and Ticking (2011) - Victoria
  • "Party Down" (2010) - Mary Ellison
  • Busted (2009) - JJ
  • "Everybody Hates Chris" (2009) - Darlene
  • Laredo (2009) - Maggie
  • The Hustle (2008) - Nikki
  • Show Stoppers (2008) - Chapter Leader Renee
  • Daddy Day Camp (2007) - Kim Hinton
  • "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (2007) - Claire
  • Protect and Serve (2007) (TV) - Sharon Harvey
  • "My Name Is Earl" (2007) - Liberty Washington
  • "CSI: Miami" (2006) - Katie Watson
  • "Ghost Whisperer" (2006) - Amy Wright
  • "Love, Inc." (2005) - Terri
  • "One on One" (2001-2005) - Tonya
  • "The Tracy Morgan Show" (2003-2004) - Alicia Mitchell
  • Nora's Hair Salon (2004) - Clorie
  • Head of State (2003) - Lisa Clark
  • "For Your Love" (1998-2002) - Bobbi Seawright
  • On the Line (2001) - Jackie
  • "ER" (1995, 2001) - Joanie Robbins
  • Two Can Play That Game (2001) .... Tracey Johnson
  • The Brothers (2001) - Sheila West
  • How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000) - Laura Leeton
  • Little Richard (2000) (TV) - Lucille
  • Next Friday (2000) - D'wana
  • "Veronica's Closet" (1998-1999) - Tina
  • Blue Streak (1999) - Janiece
  • Can't Hardly Wait (1998) - Girlfriend #2
  • "JAG" (1996) - Nia
  • "Dangerous Minds" (1996) - Callie Timmons
  • "The Wayans Bros." - Wanda
  • "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1995) - Tiffany
  • How to Make an American Quilt (1995) - Anna's Great-Grandmother
  • "The Parent 'Hood" (1995) - Yvonne


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