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Full Name
  
Tamara Townsend

Name
  
Tammy Townsend

Nationality
  
American

Role
  
Actress

Occupation
  
Actress, singer

Height
  
1.68 m

Years active
  
1983–present


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Born
  
August 17, 1970 (age 53) (
1970-08-17
)

Known for
  
Wendy Reardon on Days of Our LivesGreta McClure on Family Matters

Parents
  
Anorene Townsend, Thomas Townsend

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
Kadeem Hardison, Kamil McFadden, Trinitee Stokes, Stan Foster, Zendaya

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Tamara "Tammy" Townsend (born August 17, 1970) is an American actress and singer. Townsend is best known for her roles as Wendy Reardon on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (1994–96); Greta McClure, Eddie's girlfriend on the ABC/CBS sitcom Family Matters (1995–98). Since 2015, she stars as Kira Cooper on the Disney Channel series K.C. Undercover.

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Early life

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Townsend was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Anorene, an African American interior designer, and Thomas Townsend, an English judge with Yugoslavian ancestry. Townsend is a 1988 graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. In 1987, Townsend was crowned "Miss Talented Teen California".

Career

Townsend began her acting career in 1985, appearing in the episodes of television sitcoms such as Diff'rent Strokes and Charles in Charge. From 1994 to 1996, she played Wendy Reardon on the NBC daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives. From 1995 to 1998, Townsend played the recurring role of Greta McClure in the ABC sitcom Family Matters. In 1997, she had the female leading role in the comedy film The Pest starring John Leguizamo. She later guest starred on The Practice, Felicity, Walker, Texas Ranger, Friends, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Townsend was regular cast member on the short-lived sitcoms Rock Me, Baby (2003–04) and Sherri (2009). She had the recurring roles on Lincoln Heights, Switched at Birth, and The Client List. In 2015, Townsend began starring as Kira Cooper, the mother of Zendaya's lead character, on the Disney Channel sitcom, K.C. Undercover.


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Filmography

Actress
-
A Road to Daisies and Dandelions (pre-production)
-
The Friend Zone (completed) as
Olivia
2023
Average Joe (TV Series) as
Angela Washington
- Episode #1.2 (2023) - Angela Washington
- Pilot (2023) - Angela Washington
- Episode #1.5 - Angela Washington
- Episode #1.4 - Angela Washington
- Episode #1.3 - Angela Washington
2021
Queen Sugar (TV Series) as
Billie
- For They Existed (2022) - Billie
- Be and Be Better (2022) - Billie
- We Can Be (2022) - Billie
- They Existed (2022) - Billie
- Whisper to Us (2022) - Billie (credit only)
- Never to Be the Same (2022) - Billie
- Our Senses, Restored (2022) - Billie
- Soothing Electric Vibration (2022) - Billie
- With a Kind Of (2022) - Billie
- Spaces Fill (2022) - Billie
- Slowly and Always Irregularly (2022) - Billie
- After a Period, Peace Blooms (2022) - Billie
- And When Great Souls Die (2022) - Billie
- And You Would Be One of Them (2021) - Billie
- Tossing in the Meadows (2021) - Billie
- All Those Brothers and Sisters (2021) - Billie (credit only)
- They Would Bloom and Welcome You (2021) - Billie
- Or Maybe Just Stay There (2021) - Billie
- Moving So Easily Through That Common Depth (2021) - Billie
- To a Different Day (2021) - Billie
- You Would Come Back Different (2021) - Billie
- And Dream with Them Deeply (2021) - Billie
- If You Could Enter Their Dreaming (2021) - Billie (credit only)
2021
A Jenkins Family Christmas as
Brianna
2020
Stuck with You (TV Series) as
Candace
- Meet Me At The Alter (2021) - Candace
- Love Me, Or Leave Me (2021) - Candace
- I Adore (2021) - Candace
- All The Single Ladies (2021) - Candace
- What About Your Friends (2021) - Candace
- If Only For a Night (2020) - Candace
- Beware of the Ex (2020) - Candace
- Lemons and Oranges (2020) - Candace
- It Was All A Dream - Candace
2021
Big Shot (TV Series) as
Mrs. Gibson
- Great in the Living Room (2021) - Mrs. Gibson
2020
The Wilds (TV Series) as
Angela Reid
- Day Two (2020) - Angela Reid (uncredited)
2019
The Workout Room as
Xena
2019
Five Points (TV Series) as
Ms. Jones
- You Actually Believe That? (2019) - Ms. Jones
2015
K.C. Undercover (TV Series) as
Kira Cooper
- Deleted! (2018) - Kira Cooper
- K.C. Undercover: The Final Chapter (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Domino 4: The Mask (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Domino 3: Buggin' Out (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Domino 2: Barbecued (2018) - Kira Cooper
- The Domino Effect (2018) - Kira Cooper
- K.C. Times Three (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Cassandra Undercover (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Twin It to Win It (2018) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Take Me Out (2018) - Kira Cooper
- The Gammy Files (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Revenge of the Van People (2018) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Second Chances (2018) - Kira Cooper
- Stormy Weather (2017) - Kira Cooper
- The Truth Will Set You Free (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Unmasking the Enemy (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Keep on Truckin' (2017) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- The Storm Maker (2017) - Kira Cooper
- KC Under Construction (2017) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Teen Drama (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Web of Lies (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Out of the Water and Into the Fire (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Welcome to the Jungle (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Coopers on the Run (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Family Feud (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Collision Course (2017) - Kira Cooper
- Holly Holly Not So Jolly (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Trust No One (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Undercover Mother (2016) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Virtual Insanity (2016) - Kira Cooper
- In Too Deep: Part 2 (2016) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- In Too Deep: Part 1 (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Spy of the Year Awards (2016) - Kira Cooper
- The Legend of Bad, Bad Cleo Brown (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Tightrope of Doom (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Sup, Dawg (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Catch Him If You Can (2016) - Kira Cooper
- K.C. Levels Up (2016) - Kira Cooper
- The Love Jinx (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Dance Like No One's Watching (2016) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Down in the Dumps (2016) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- The Truth Hurts (2016) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Brainwashed (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Accidents Will Happen (2016) - Kira Cooper
- The Mother of All Missions (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Rebel with a Cuz (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Do You Want to Know a Secret (2016) - Kira Cooper
- Coopers Reactivated! (2016) - Kira Cooper
- K.C. And Brett: The Final Chapter, Part 2 (2016) - Kira Cooper
- K.C. And Brett: The Final Chapter, Part 1 (2016) - Kira Cooper
- 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Enemy of the State (2015) - Kira Cooper
- The Get Along Vault (2015) - Kira Cooper
- All Howl's Eve (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Runaway Robot: Part 2 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Runaway Robot: Part 1 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- K.C.'s the Man (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Debutante Baller (2015) - Kira Cooper
- K.C and the Vanishing Lady (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Operation: Other Side Part 2 (2015) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Operation: Other Side Part 1 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- First Friend (2015) - Kira Cooper
- The Neighborhood Watchdogs (2015) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Stakeout Takeout (2015) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Double Crossed: Part 3 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Double Crossed: Part 2 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Double Crossed: Part 1 (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Spy-anoia Will Destroy Ya (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Assignment: Get That Assignment (2015) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- Daddy's Little Princess (2015) - Kira Cooper (credit only)
- How K.C. Got Her Swag Back (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Photo Bombed (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Off the Grid (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Give Me A 'K'! Give Me A 'C'! (2015) - Kira Cooper
- My Sister from Another Mother- Board (2015) - Kira Cooper
- Pilot (2015) - Kira Cooper
2018
Love Daily (TV Series short) as
Dr. C
- Group (2018) - Dr. C
2018
The Cool Kids (TV Series) as
Felicia
- Hank the Cradle Robber (2018) - Felicia
2018
One Crazy Christmas as
Sabrina
2018
One Dollar (TV Series) as
Mary Bailey
- Garrett Drimmer (2018) - Mary Bailey
2018
Love Is_ (TV Series) as
Carol
- (Her) Questions (2018) - Carol
- Nuri and Yasir (2018) - Carol
2018
It's a Date as
Anastasia Reese
2017
K.9. Undercover (TV Mini Series) as
Kira Cooper
- Bone Appetite (2017) - Kira Cooper (voice)
2016
Boy Bye as
Beverly
2016
We Bare Bears (TV Series) as
Additional Voices
- Baby Bears on a Plane (2016) - Additional Voices (voice)
2015
Zodiac Sign as
Victoria
2015
If Not for His Grace as
Ruth Randolph
2014
Daddy's Home (TV Movie)
2014
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) as
Rhonda Briggs
- Keep Calm and Carry-On (2014) - Rhonda Briggs
2013
NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) as
Tammy Townsend
- The Livelong Day (2013) - Tammy Townsend
2013
The Client List (TV Series) as
Karina Lake
- What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am (2013) - Karina Lake
- I Ain't Broke But I'm Badly Bent (2013) - Karina Lake
- Who's Cheatin' Who (2013) - Karina Lake
- 'Till I Make It on My Own (2013) - Karina Lake
2012
The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie) as
Grace
2012
Love Overboard (Video) as
Patrice
2012
To Love and to Cherish (TV Movie) as
Jasmine
2011
Switched at Birth (TV Series) as
Denise
- The Stag Hunt (2011) - Denise
- Dance Amongst Daggers (2011) - Denise
- Portrait of My Father (2011) - Denise
2011
9ine (TV Series) as
Dolores Goodall
- May (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- April (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- March (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- February (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- January (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- December (2011) - Dolores Goodall
- September (2011) - Dolores Goodall
2010
My Girlfriend's Back as
Vanessa
2010
Love Me or Leave Me (TV Movie) as
Dominique Adams
2010
Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed (Video) as
Asia
2010
Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) as
Jacqueline
- The Children's Parade (2010) - Jacqueline
2010
Preacher's Kid as
Desiree
2009
Sherri (TV Series) as
Celia
- Indecision '09 (2009) - Celia
- Thanks-for-Not-for-Nothing-Giving (2009) - Celia
- Game Changer (2009) - Celia
- 4 Women and a Baby (2009) - Celia
- Birth (2009) - Celia
- Stronger (2009) - Celia
- All in the Timing (2009) - Celia
- Dating Dad (2009) - Celia
- There Is No 'I' in Church (2009) - Celia
- Lost Weekend (2009) - Celia
- Thrown for a Hoop (2009) - Celia
- I Have a Dreamboard (2009) - Celia
- Pilot (2009) - Celia
2007
Lincoln Heights (TV Series) as
Dana Taylor / Dana Clemmons
- With You I Will Leave (2009) - Dana Taylor
- Persons of Interest (2009) - Dana Taylor
- The Day Before Tomorrow (2008) - Dana Taylor
- Tricks and Treats (2007) - Dana Taylor
- Manchild (2007) - Dana Clemmons
2008
Just Jordan (TV Series) as
Crystal
- Boogie Toasties (2008) - Crystal
- Lord of the Pies (2008) - Crystal
2005
According to Jim (TV Series) as
Ms. Crawford
- The Punch (2007) - Ms. Crawford
- The Race (2005) - Ms. Crawford
- Foul Ball (2005) - Ms. Crawford
2006
Cuts (TV Series) as
Professor Duncan
- Adult Education (2006) - Professor Duncan
2005
Hollywood Horror as
Robyn
2005
Barbershop (TV Series) as
Lea Robinson
- The Politics of Money (2005) - Lea Robinson
- Family Business (2005) - Lea Robinson
- A Black Man Invented the Stop Light (2005) - Lea Robinson
2005
Good Vibrations (Short) as
Tiffany
2005
The Fabric of a Man (Video) as
Domunique Majors
2005
JAG (TV Series) as
Lt. Clarize Boyette
- Fair Winds and Following Seas (2005) - Lt. Clarize Boyette
2003
Rock Me, Baby (TV Series) as
Pam Gibson
- Singing for Your Supper (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Go, Otis! It's Your Birthday! (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Two's Company, Four's a Crowd (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Kiss and Don't Tell (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Love at First Flight (2004) - Pam Gibson
- I Love You, You Don't Love Me (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Who's Your Da-Da? (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Ca-Pam! (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Not-So-Grand Parents (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Pretty Baby (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Look Who's Talking (2004) - Pam Gibson
- Trading Spaces (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Prior Engagement (2003) - Pam Gibson
- The Difference Between Men and Women (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Girl Power (2003) - Pam Gibson
- A Pain in the Aspen (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Pretty in Pink Eye (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Ring of Fire (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Shift Shaft (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Would I Lie to You? (2003) - Pam Gibson
- Coupling (2003) - Pam Gibson
2003
Love Chronicles
2002
Home of the Brave (TV Movie)
2002
Fastlane (TV Series) as
Rosaria
- Things Done Changed (2002) - Rosaria
2002
For Your Love (TV Series) as
Vanessa
- The Green-Eyed Monster (2002) - Vanessa
- The Friend in Need (2002) - Vanessa
2001
Friends (TV Series) as
The Teacher
- The One with Monica's Boots (2001) - The Teacher
2000
Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) as
Erika Carter
- The Final Showdown: Part 2 (2001) - Erika Carter
- The Final Showdown: Part 1 (2001) - Erika Carter
- Justice Delayed (2000) - Erika Carter
2001
Semper Fi (TV Movie) as
Maria Velez
1999
Grown Ups (TV Series) as
Melissa
- Nerds of a Feather Gawk Together (2000) - Melissa
- J's Pet Peeve (2000) - Melissa
- Housesitter (2000) - Melissa
- Why Can't We Not Be Friends (1999) - Melissa
- Family Circus (1999) - Melissa
- Truth Be Told (1999) - Melissa
2000
Playing Mona Lisa as
Alice
1999
Time of Your Life (TV Series) as
Casey House
- The Time They Had Not (1999) - Casey House
1999
Felicity (TV Series) as
Tara Owens
- Friends (1999) - Tara Owens
1998
Guys Like Us (TV Series) as
Bridget Cole
- Truth or Consequences (1998) - Bridget Cole
- A Turkey Too Far (1998) - Bridget Cole
- Pilot (1998) - Bridget Cole
- Friends and Lovers - Bridget Cole
1991
Family Matters (TV Series) as
Greta McClure / Jenny
- Polkapalooza (1998) - Greta McClure
- Whose Man Is It Anyway? (1998) - Greta McClure
- Who's Afraid of the Big Black Book? (1997) - Greta McClure
- Out with the Old (1997) - Greta McClure
- Le Jour d'Amour (1997) - Greta McClure
- Beauty and the Beast (1997) - Greta McClure
- Nightmare at Urkel Oaks (1996) - Greta McClure
- Home Again (1996) - Greta McClure
- Getting Buff (1996) - Greta McClure
- Swine Lake (1996) - Greta McClure
- She's Back (1995) - Greta McClure
- Walking My Baby Back Home (1995) - Greta McClure
- My Bodyguard (1995) - Greta McClure
- The Love God (1991) - Jenny
1997
The Practice (TV Series) as
Rachel Reynolds
- Pilot (1997) - Rachel Reynolds
1997
The Pest as
Xantha Kent
1996
The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) as
Amy
- Getting It (1996) - Amy
1994
Days of Our Lives (TV Series) as
Wendy Reardon
1995
Divas (TV Movie) as
Lynette
1995
Living Single (TV Series) as
Melody
- The Ex-File (1995) - Melody
1995
On Our Own (TV Series) as
Lonetta
- The Easy Way (1995) - Lonetta
1995
The Brady Bunch Movie as
Danielle
1995
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series) as
Patrice
- The Ringer (1995) - Patrice
1994
In the Heat of the Night (TV Series) as
Chelsea Clark
- A Matter of Justice (1994) - Chelsea Clark
1993
Where I Live (TV Series) as
Dontay
- Dontay's Inferno (1993) - Dontay
- Occupant (1993) - Dontay
1992
Quantum Leap (TV Series) as
Lynelle Walters
- A Song for the Soul - April 7, 1963 (1992) - Lynelle Walters (as Tamara Townsend)
1991
The Five Heartbeats as
Matthew's Kids
1989
TV 101 (TV Series) as
Student
- Kangaroo Gate (1989) - Student
1988
The Bronx Zoo (TV Series) as
Aimee
- Behind Closed Doors (1988) - Aimee
1987
Charles in Charge (TV Series) as
Tammy
- Baby Doll (1987) - Tammy
1985
Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) as
Sara
- Beauty Is in the Eye of Arnold (1985) - Sara
1984
Be Somebody... or Be Somebody's Fool! (Video)(as The Dimples)
Producer
2021
Stuck with You (TV Series) (co-producer - 4 episodes)
- Meet Me At The Alter (2021) - (co-producer)
- Love Me, Or Leave Me (2021) - (co-producer)
- I Adore (2021) - (co-producer)
- All The Single Ladies (2021) - (co-producer)
2018
It's a Date (associate producer)
Soundtrack
2004
Rock Me, Baby (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Singing for Your Supper (2004) - (performer: "Lady Marmalade", "I Say a Little Prayer for You", "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" - uncredited)
1992
Quantum Leap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- A Song for the Soul - April 7, 1963 (1992) - (performer: "My Boyfriend's Back" (uncredited), "Do You Love Me?" (uncredited), "Heat Wave" (uncredited), "His Eye Is on the Sparrow")
Thanks
2021
Millennials (TV Series) (very special thanks - 12 episodes)
- Money Bag, No! (2022) - (very special thanks)
- End Game (2022) - (very special thanks)
- Death by Cancellation (2022) - (very special thanks)
- Weekday at Bernie's (2022) - (very special thanks)
- Dough Boys (2022) - (very special thanks)
- Roommate Respawn (2022) - (very special thanks)
- Sex, Drugs, & Blackmail (2021) - (very special thanks)
- Not My Sister! (2021) - (very special thanks)
- Be My Maybe-Daddy (2021) - (very special thanks)
- Roots (2021) - (very special thanks)
- Hot in Here (2021) - (very special thanks)
- Caught Up (2021) - (very special thanks)
Self
2023
Access Hollywood (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Episode #27.247 (2023) - Self - Guest
2022
Sherri (TV Series) as
Self
- Tammy Townsend/Yolanda Whitaker (2023) - Self
- Tina Lifford/Omar J. Dorsey/Tammy Townsend (2022) - Self
2023
GMA3: What You Need to Know (TV Series) as
Self
- Elio Morillo/Dr. Jeffrey Gardere/Dr. Michelle Henry/Tammy Townsend (2023) - Self
2021
The Real (TV Series) as
Self
- Tammy Townsend (2021) - Self
2019
Imagination Upgraded Podcast (Podcast Series) as
Self
2018
Melody Trice Special Events (TV Series) as
Self
- Red Carpet Interviews (2018) - Self
2016
Hollywood Health Report (TV Series) as
Self
- Celebs Tell Us: Who Is Your Female Mentor? (2016) - Self
- 6 Great Health Tips from Hollywood Celebrities (2016) - Self
- NAACP Image Awards: What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self? (2016) - Self
2016
The 47th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2015
Radio Disney Music Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2014
Chasing LA (TV Series) as
Self
- 2014 NAACP Theatre Awards (2014) - Self
2010
LeToya Luckett: A Rising Star (Video documentary short) as
Self
2010
The Music of 'the Preacher's Kid' (Video documentary short)
2010
The Preacher's Kid in Atlanta (Video documentary short) as
Self
2010
The Prodigal Experience: Reflections on a Story (Video documentary short) as
Self
2003
Vibe Awards (TV Special) as
Self
1988
Soul Train (TV Series) as
Self
- The Deele/Georgio/Pebbles (1988) - Self

References

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