Tanisha Lynn

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Tanisha Lynn
Born Tanisha Lynn Eanes
(1978-09-14) September 14, 1978 (age 38)
Houston, Texas, United States

Tanisha Lynn Eanes, known professionally as Tanisha Lynn (born September 14, 1978 in Houston, Texas) is an American actress.

Brief biography[edit]

Lynn is best known for her portrayal of Danielle Frye, the daughter of Derek Frye (formerly William Christian and currently Charles Parnell) and Mimi Reed (Shari Headley), a role which she played from March 2004 until January 2007 on the show All My Children. Although rumors about Lynn's status with the show were circulating for some time, due to her lack of storyline, it was reported at Pine Valley Bulletin: Ins and Outs in January 2007 that Lynn had taped her final scenes in December 2006, last to air in late January. She graduated from the Theatre Department at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston and went on to the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU.

Her other appearances include:



Year Title Role
2003 Robot Stories Assistant
2004 The Code Xenia Rex
2008 Skeletons in the Desert Jade Niel
2010 Perfect Combination Jazmine
2010 Speed Dating Kelly
2012 Murder on the 13th Floor Becca
2013 Cryptogram Xenia Rex


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ricky Season 4, Fallacy
2003 My Wife & Kids Ricky Season 4, While Out
2004-07 All My Children Danielle Frye
2009 Saving Grace Ginger Metarie Season 2, But There's Clay
2009 90210 Sasha's Friend Two Episodes
2010 How I Met Your Mother Esme Season 5, Say Cheese
2010 House of Payne Tory Worth Fighting For
2010 Hollywood is Like High School With Money Michelle Season 1, Embrace Your Inner Geek
2010-11 The Bay Vivian Johnson 9 Episodes


Ray Donovan Sugar Season 4 "Chinese Algebra"


Lynn parents are William Eanes and Brenda Davis. She has two siblings: Kenneth Davis and Brent Eanes, now she makes guest appearances in Tyler Perry's hit series on TBS called Tyler Perry's House of Payne, 2010 season.

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