Tawny Cypress

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Tawny Cypress
Born (1976-08-08) August 8, 1976 (age 42)
Years active2000–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 starred as Cherie Rollins-Murray on the television series Unforgettable, on the second and third seasons. She previously had recurring roles on several TV series, including Fox's drama K-Ville as Ginger "Love Tap" LeBeau, Simone Deveaux on the TV series Heroes, and Carly Heath on House of Cards.

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]



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


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 The 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 The Good Wife Melinda Episode: "I Fought the Law"
2012 Blue Bloods Patrice Episode: "Nightmares"
2013 Elementary Black Suit Episode: "The Red Team"
2013 House of Cards Carly Heath Recurring role (5 episodes)
2013–2015 Unforgettable Cherie Rollins-Murray Regular role (26 episodes)
2016–present Supergirl Senator Miranda Crane/White Martian 2 episodes
2017 The Blacklist: Redemption Nez Rowan, a mercenary Main role, 8 episodes


  1. ^ Ginger "Love Tap" LeBeau. "K-Ville: Bios: Tawny Cypress". Fox Broadcasting Company. Archived from the original on December 28, 2007. Retrieved January 16, 2008.

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