August 15, 1980 |
Inglewood, California, USA
Life and career
In 2006, Howard was one out of 500 actors chosen to try out for the ABC reality show I Wanna Be a Soap Star 3, but did not make it on the show. She had an uncredited role in the 2008 remake of Prom Night. In 2008, Howard's roommate showed her an ad on Craigslist where Lionsgate was holding auditions for the VH1 acting competition reality TV show Scream Queens. She had no acting experience but auditioned and was cast. Howard spent five and half weeks competing in weekly challenges with nine other actors and won the competition earning a role in Saw VI. In the film, she played the part of Simone. She reprises her role in Saw 3D, released on October 29, 2010. Howard also appeared in the online Shane Dawson Christmas special.
|2009||Saw VI||Simone||Role earned by winning Scream Queens TV series
Nominated–Scream Awards for Most Memorable Mutilation
|2011||Love... Another Four Letter Word||Vanessa|
|2009||The Wendy Williams Show||Herself/Guest||Aired October 20, 2009|
|2009||Made in Hollywood||Herself||Episode #5.5|
|2010||The Mo'Nique Show||Herself/Guest||Aired October 28, 2010|
|2010||Shane Dawson TV||Gang Customer||Episode Santa's Dead: A Love Story|
|2014 - 2015||Black Boots||Tammy||8 episodes|
- "Celebrity Birthday: August 15". AbsoluteNow.com. UGO Networks. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- "First Black Scream Queen: Tanedra Howard". What The Flick. BET.com. October 22, 2009. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- Clay, Zettler (January 15, 2009). "Tanedra Howard: A Dream Deferred No More". Clutch. Sutton New Media. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- Rhoshalle, Janice (June 2, 2006). "500 Hopefuls Envision Chance at Soap Career - Winner of Soapnet's Reality Series Will Land 'One Live to Live Role". The Charlotte Observer (from the Associated Press): 5A.
I'm doing this for my granny," said Tanedra Howard, a 25-year-old El Camino college student who arrived at the auditions less than 24 hours after burying her grandmother, a devoted "One Life to Live" watcher
- "IMDb Resume for Tanedra Howard". IMDb. Amazon.com. Retrieved September 28, 2010.
- Nemiroff, Perri (October 22, 2009). "Interview: Saw VI's Tanedra Howard". Cinema Blend. Retrieved January 2, 2011.
- "Tanedra Howard Returning For Saw VII 3D". ShockTilYouDrop. CraveOnline. January 29, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2010.
(Tanedra) was so good, that she's not only in this (opening) scene, and the anchor and victor of a very intense trap, but also has a nice emotional scene later, and has just been added into the mix for Saw VII.