Taryn Power

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Taryn Power
Born Taryn Stephanie Power
(1953-09-13) September 13, 1953 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other names Taryn Power-Greendeer
Occupation Actress
Years active 1972 - 1990
Spouse(s) Norman Seeff (divorced)
Tony Sales (divorced)
William Greendeer (divorced)
Children Tai Seeff (1980)
Tony Tyrone Sales (1984)
Valentina Sales (1985)
Stella Greendeer (1996)
Parents Tyrone Power (father)
Linda Christian (mother)
Relatives Romina Power (elder sister)
Tyrone Power, Jr.
(half-brother)

Taryn Stephanie Power (born September 13, 1953) is an American actress and the younger daughter of the actor Tyrone Power and his second wife, Mexican actress Linda Christian.[1]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, California, Power's parents divorced in 1956. After the divorce, her mother took Power and her elder sister Romina to live all around the world, mainly living in Italy and Spain where she and her sister spent most of their childhood.

Career[edit]

She has acted in eight films, the first two in Spanish, the rest mostly English language films. Her most notable roles were as "Valentine De Villefort" in The Count of Monte Cristo (1975), with Richard Chamberlain, Donald Pleasence, and Tony Curtis, and as "Dione" in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977), starring Patrick Wayne and Jane Seymour.

Personal life[edit]

Power's father died of a massive heart attack when she was five. In 1975, she met photographer Norman Seeff in Los Angeles, and eventually married him shortly before the birth of her first child. They split and eventually divorced in 1982. Power also had two children with musician Tony Sales in the 1980s.[2] She later married William Greendeer and had a fourth child around 1996.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1972 María María
1974 Un Viaje de locos Fedora
1975 The Count of Monte Cristo Valentine De Villefort
1976 Tracks Stephanie
Bordella Olimpia Alternative title: House of Pleasure for Women
1977 Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Dione Alternative title: Sinbad at the World's End
1984 Serpiente de mar Margaret Alternative titles: The Sea Serpent and Hydra-Monster of the Deep
1990 Eating Anita
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Helene Holstead 1 episode
1985 Matt Houston Deborah 1 episode

Award nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Film
1978 Saturn Award Nominated Best Actress - Fantasy Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deutsch, Linda (Associated Press)(2 January 1975). Taryn Power Has No Recollection Of Her Movie-idol Father, Lewiston Evening Journal
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary (10 June 1985). Tyrone Power's Daughter Taryn Steps into the Family Business, People (magazine)
  3. ^ Ty's Children, tyrone-power.com, Retrieved September 21, 2011

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