Cypress, Tawny 1976–

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Cypress, Tawny 1976–


Born August 8, 1976, in Pt. Pleasant, NJ; married Bill Charles, 2000 (divorced, 2004). Education: Attended Boston University, Westminster Choir College, and Mason Gross at Rutgers University; studied acting with Barbara Marchant and at The William Esper Studio.


Agent—Abrams Artists Agency, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 1130, Los Angeles, CAA 90069.


Actress. Appeared in television commercials, including Secret deodorant, 1998, Ford cars, 1999, Dockers clothing, 1999, Excedrin, 2000, Heineken, 2002, Lexus, 2002, MCI, 2003, and Olive Garden restaurants, 2003.


Film Appearances:

Female passerby, Stalker Guilt Syndrome (short), 1999.

Melissa, Autumn in New York, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2000.

Bleeding woman, World Trade Center, Paramount, 2006.

Frannie, Bella, Bella Production, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Cassandra Rodriguez, 100 Centre Street, Arts and Entertainment, 2001-2002.

Professor Shambala Stevens, All My Children, ABC, 2003.

Assistant district attorney Sharon Burns, Third Watch, NBC, 2000-2005.

Nina Calvo, Jonny Zero, Fox, 2005.

Simone Deveaux, Heroes, NBC, 2006—.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, NBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Pilot Movies:

J. D., The Time Tunnel, Fox, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Rosana Booth, "A Hole in Juan," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2000.

Anna Rowe, "Bad Choices," Hack, CBS, 2002.

Louisa Iberra, "Legion," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2003.

Gemma, "Meeting Girls," Stella, Comedy Central, 2005.

Crystal Sloane, "Mything Persons," Love Monkey, VH1, 2006.

Also appeared in Guiding Light.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Alex/Leah, The Session; Caroline, Drowning in Euphoria; Katherina Cavalieri, Amadeus; Spirit, The Tempest.