Tamara Braun is known globally as an actress who specializes in soap operas, sitcoms, and television series. The award-winning actress has had a successful career which has spanned over two decades and she has featured in over 25 films and series. Tamara is known for her roles as Carly Corinthos and Kim Nero in General Hospital which boasts of three Guinness World records and the most wins for Outstanding Drama Series at the Daytime Emmy Awards.
Braun is also a recipient of several awards and nominations. Notable among them include the award for Best Ensemble Cast at the 2007 Phoenix Film Festival and Best Supporting Actress in a Daytime Drama at the 2009 edition of the Daytime Emmy Awards.
Tamara Braun’s Biography (Age)
The actress was born into a Jewish family on April 18, 1971, in Evanston city, Illinois, United States of America. Her mother, Renata Benett, is a psychiatrist while her father, Benett Braun, is a known psychologist.
She was enrolled in Evanston Township High School which is a public high school situated in her hometown of Evanston. After completing her high school education, Tamara Braun was admitted into the prestigious University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin. She graduated from college with a degree in Psychology which also happened to be her father’s profession. The American actress, at some point in her life due to her passion for acting, attended a Shakespeare summer class at the famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
The American actress became active in the movie industry in 1997, appearing in three different television series which were The Sentinel, City Guys and the famous Buffy the Vampire Slayer. From 1998 up until 2001, she continued to play minor roles appearing in only one episode of the series she was featured in. Some of them include Party of Five, The Magnificient Seven, 7th Heaven, Unhappily Ever After, DiResta and Off Centre.
In 2001, Braun was handed the role of Carly Corinthos in General Hospital while working as a hotel staff for Four Seasons Hotel. She received several nominations and awards due to her impressive performance and portrayal of the role. She left the role in 2005 only to return as Kim Nero in 2017.
Tamara also appeared as Ava Vitali in Days of Our Lives which got her a Daytime Emmy Award the following year. She also acted in the 2006 film Little Chenier, which saw her bag the award for Best Actress award at the Honolulu International Film Festival in 2007. The talented actress was brought on to fill the role of Reese Williams in the 2008 series All My Children. Her character in the series was that of a lesbian who alongside her partner Bianca, portrayed by Eden Riegel, became the first gay couple to be married on TV.
Some of the other television films and series that Braun has featured in include Cold Case, Ghost Whisperer, Saving Grace, Limbo Lounge, Stalked by My Ex, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Castle and Supernatural. She is also a two-time recipient of M.Y.S.O Award, winning it in 2000 and 2005.
Asides acting, the Soap Opera Digest Award winner has been active in many humanitarian and charitable fronts supporting many charities with both her time and money.
The actress from Evanston has recorded an impressive financial turnover from her acting career. Her net worth is put at an estimated value of $2 million. The source of her wealth is believed to be largely gotten from her earnings from the acting work she has featured in and from endorsements too.
Other Facts About Tamara Braun
1. The 48-year-old actress is an unapologetic lover of animals. She once rescued a dog and adopted it as her own pet giving it the name Little. Braun is also a known supporter of The Real Bark which happens to be a dog charity organization.
2. Braun stands at a height of 1.65m, an equivalent of 5′ 5″, which when considered critically confirms her to be of average height. She also possesses a good body physique which makes her quite attractive.
3. Tamara Braun’s grandparents from her maternal side, Erwin Samuel and Steffi Buch, are believed to be part of the Jews who survived the famous holocaust that happened from 1941 to 1945 in Germany.
4. The Braun family in a bid to further strengthen their family bond formed a musical band which had Tamara as the bass guitarist, her mum as the keyboardist and her father as the band’s lead singer due to his remarkable voice.