Tawny Cypress

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Tawny Cypress
Born (1976-08-08) August 8, 1976 (age 37)
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s)

Bill Charles (2000-2004) (divorced) 1 child

Tom Dillon (2006-Present)

Tawny Cypress (born August 8, 1976) is an American actress. She has appeared in various television and stage plays. She portrayed Simone Deveaux on the TV series Heroes. She previously starred on Fox's drama K-Ville as Ginger "Love Tap" LeBeau, a police officer who suffers the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Her mother is of Hungarian and German extraction and her father is of African-American and Native American ancestry. Cypress was born and raised in Point Pleasant, New Jersey and now lives in New York City.[1] Her older brother Toby Cypress is a comic book artist. she also has a sister Bryanne Cypress

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Autumn in New York Melissa
2006 Bella Frannie
2009 Brooklyn's Finest Allisa
2011 Remains Cindy
2013 Home Laura

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 NYPD Blue Rosana Booth Episode: "A Hole in Juan"
2000-2005 Third Watch A.D.A. Sharon Burns Recurring role (7 episodes)
2001-2002 100 Centre Street Cassandra Rodriguez Recurring role (6 episodes)
2002 Hack Anna Rowe Episode: "Bad Choices"
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Louisa Iberra Episode: "Legion"
2003 All My Children Prof. Shambala Stevens Recurring role (6 episodes)
2005 Jonny Zero Nina Calvo Recurring role (6 episodes)
2005 Stella Gemma Episode: "Meeting Girls"
2006 Love Monkey Crystal Sloane Episode: "Mything Persons"
2006 Time Tunnel, TheThe Time Tunnel J.D. TV film
2006-2007 Heroes Simone Deveaux Recurring role (14 episodes)
2007-2008 K-Ville Ginger 'Love Tap' LeBeau Recurring role (11 episodes)
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Shawna Episode: "Undercover"
2008 Army Wives Brenda Episodes: "Casting Out the Net", "Duplicity"
2009 House Rules Robin Calhoun TV film
2009 Rescue Me Carla Recurring role (5 episodes)
2010 Warehouse 13 Romana Episode: "Age Before Beauty"
2011 Gun Hill Andrea Logan TV film
2012 Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife Melinda Episode: "I Fought the Law"
2012 Blue Bloods Patrice Episode: "Nightmares"
2013 House of Cards Carly Heath Recurring role (5 episodes)
2013-2014 Unforgettable Cherie Rollins-Murray Regular role (13 episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ {{cite web She was civilly sued in 2012 by her ex-husband, Bill Charles in retaliation for his criminal arrest for an assault he enacted on their 12 year old son. Charles subsequently spent 6 days in jail and is due for a criminal trial January 23, 2012. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2256736/Heroes-actress-Tawny-Cypress-sued-ex-husband-lured-NY-burger-bar-new-lover-beat-up.html |url=http://www.fox.com/kville/bios/tawny.htm |author=Ginger "Love Tap" LeBeau |publisher=Fox Broadcasting Company |title=K-Ville: Bios: Tawny Cypress |accessdate=January 16, 2008 |archiveurl = http://web.archive.org/web/20071228064644/http://www.fox.com/kville/bios/tawny.htm |archivedate = December 28, 2007}}

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