Tara Lipinski Biography (1982-)

Full name, Tara Kristen Lipinski; born June 10, 1982, in Philadelphia, PA; daughter of Jack (a lawyer and oil executive) and Patricia (a secretary) Lipinski. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2775; Thorne & Company, 1801 Century Park East, 12th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067.; Publicist: Rogers & Cowan Public Relations,1888 Century Park East, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90067.; Contact: c/o EdgeMarketing, 1808 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203; c/o P.O. Box 472288, Charlotte, NC 28247-2288; 888 Denison Ct., Bloomfield, MI 48302.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, figure skater
Birth Details
June 10, 1982
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Marnie Kowalski, The Young and the Restless, CBS, 1999
  • Movies
  • Tracy, Ice Angel (also known as On Thin Ice: Going for the Gold), Fox Family Channel, 2000
  • Specials
  • An Evening of Championship Skating, PBS, 1995
  • Too Hot to Skate, CBS, 1995
  • Breaking Through: The First Superstars, Lifetime, 1997
  • Champions on Ice, USA Network, 1997
  • The Chevrolet Skating Spectacular, ABC, 1997
  • Ladies' Home Journal Most Fascinating Women of '97, CBS, 1997
  • A Passion to Play: The Making of a Champion, ABC, 1997
  • Skate International Champions Finals, Fox, 1997
  • Skate International of France, Fox, 1997
  • Skate International of Germany, Fox, 1997
  • The State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships, ABC, 1997
  • World Figure Skating Championships Presented by Mastercard, ABC, 1997
  • Judge, The 16th Annual Miss Teen USA, CBS, 1998
  • Herself, E! Specials: Ice Skating, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Campbell's Soups Champions on Ice, ABC, 1998
  • Discover Stars on Ice Presented by Smuckers, NBC and TBS, 1998
  • The Golden Gala Skating Championships, NBC, 1998
  • Ice Skating, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Ice Wars: USA vs. the World, CBS, 1998
  • The 1998 Skate TV Championships, ABC, 1998
  • State Farm U.S. Figure Skating Championships, ABC, 1998
  • Ultimate Performance: The Science Behind Olympic Competition, TheDiscovery Channel, 1998
  • Team USA member, Ice Wars: Four the World, CBS, 1999
  • Team USA member, Ice Wars: USA vs. The World, CBS, 1999
  • From This Moment (also known as Tara Lipinski: From This Moment), CBS, 1999
  • Target Stars on Ice, CBS, 1999
  • Herself, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, NBC, 2000
  • The Great American History Quiz: Heroes and Villains, History Channel, 2000
  • Improv-Ice Presented by Chevy, USA Network, 2000
  • The 1999 Metabolife World Professional Figure Skating Championship, NBC, 2000
  • Target Presents: Scott Hamilton's Farewell to Stars on Ice, CBS, 2000
  • Herself, Fire on Ice: Champions of American Figure Skating, Arts and Entertainment, 2001
  • Herself, Hip-Hop on Ice, NBC, 2001
  • The Great American History Quiz: 50 States, History Channel, 2001
  • The Great American History Quiz: For Kids, History Channel, 2001
  • Michelle Kwan: People in the News (documentary), 2001
  • Olay Presents the World Ice Challenge (also known as Ice Wars), CBS, 2001
  • A Skate Tribute (The Legacy of the 1961 U.S. World Team), ABC, 2001
  • Target Stars on Ice, NBC, 2001
  • Herself, All-Star Olympic Salute: Countdown to Salt Lake City, NBC, 2002
  • Target Stars on Ice 2002, Arts and Entertainment, 2002
  • Women of the Games: Going for the Gold, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 70th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1998
  • The 40th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1998
  • Presenter, The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, CBS, 1999
  • Kids Choice Awards, Nickelodeon, 1999
  • The 1999 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 1999
  • Episodic
  • Herself, "Love Is Blind," Early Edition, CBS, 1997
  • Rudy Galindo: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1998
  • Alex Thorpe, "On Edge," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1999
  • Herself, "Jealousy," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, ABC, 1999
  • Herself, "Veronica's Sliding Doors," Veronica's Closet, NBC, 1999
  • Herself, Candid Camera, CBS, 1999
  • Intimate Portrait: Oksana Baiul, Lifetime, 1999
  • Herself, Figure It Out, Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Ellen, "The Tale of the Lunar Locusts," Are You Afraid in the Dark?, Nickelodeon, 2000
  • Herself, The List, VH1, 2000
  • Herself, Wheel of Fortune, syndicated, 2000
  • Herself, Scott Hamilton: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Herself, MXG Beach Countdown, Fox Family Channel, 2001
  • Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002
  • Television Work
  • Creative Director; Specials
  • Hip-Hop on Ice, NBC, 2001
  • Film Appearances
  • Olympic Glory, 1999
  • Natalie, The Metro Chase, Legend Family/Workshop, 2002
  • WRITINGS
  • Nonfiction
  • (With Emily Costello) Tara Lipinski: Triumph on Ice: An Autobiography, Bantam, 1997
  • Totally Tara: An Olympic Journal, Universe, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers 1998, Issue 3, Gale, 1998
    • Sports Stars, Series 1-4, U*X*L, 1994
    Periodicals
    • Dance Magazine, July, 1998, p. 86
    • Maclean's, March 2, 1998, p. 42
    • People Weekly, June 7, 1999, p. 83; February 26, 2001, p. 41
    • Publishers Weekly, November 10, 1997, p. 75

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