Tami Roman Biography (1970-)

Original name, Tami Akbar; born April 17, 1970, in Mount Vernon, NY; marriedKenny Anderson (a professional basketball player), August 26, 1994 (divorced,February 16, 2001); children: Lyric Chanel, Kenni Lauren. Addresses:Office: April Leo Productions, 13636 Ventura Blvd., Suite 228, Sherman Oaks,CA 91423.; Agent: Ginger Lawrence, House of Representatives, 400 South Beverly Dr., Suite 101, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Jerald Silverhardt, Saffron Management, 8899 Beverly Blvd., Suite 812, West Hollywood, CA 90048.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
April 17, 1970
Mount Vernon, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (As Tami Akbar) Los Angeles host, The Real World (also known as MTV Real World: Boston, MTV Real World: Chicago, MTV Real World: Hawaii, MTV Real World: Las Vegas, MTV Real World: London, MTV Real World: Los Angeles, MTV Real World: Miami, MTV Real World: New Orleans, MTV Real World: New York, MTV Real World: Paris, MTV Real World: Philadelphia, MTV Real World: San Diego, MTV Real World: San Francisco, MTV Real World: Seattle,and The Real World 10: Back to New York), MTV, 1993
  • (As Tami Anderson) Dealer, harks, syndicated, 2001
  • Host of such programs as Beach MTV, MTV Jams, PrimetimeMTV, and Rude Awakening.
  • Specials
  • (As Tami Akbar) Herself, The Real World Reunion, MTV, 1995
  • Herself, VH1 Goes inside "The Real World," VH1, 2003
  • Episodic
  • (As Tami Akbar) Meg, "Scared Single," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1993
  • (As Akbar) Sally, "The Scarlet Shadow," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1994
  • (As Tami Anderson) Dina, "Love Is a Royal Pain," The Parkers, UPN,2000
  • (As Anderson) Bernadette, "Not the Best Man," The Steve Harvey Show, The WB, 2001
  • (As Anderson) Susan, "What Women Don't Want," The Drew Carey Show,ABC, 2002
  • (As Anderson) Elizabeth, "PTAmore," One on One, UPN, 2003
  • (As Anderson) First salesperson, "You Slay Me," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina and Sabrina Goes to College), The WB, 2003
  • Herself, Real World: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! EntertainmentTelevision, 2003
  • (As Anderson) Beauty technician, "Hard Time," JAG, CBS, 2004
  • (As Anderson) Spice, "The Big Typecast Episode," Half & Half,UPN, 2004
  • (As Anderson) Herself, "The Audition," KTLA Morning News, KTLA (Los Angeles), 2004
  • Angela, "Danger," Sex, Love & Secrets (also known as Sex, Lies & Secrets), UPN, 2005
  • Angela, "Molting," Sex, Love & Secrets (also known as Sex,Lies & Secrets), UPN, 2005
  • Angela, "Territorial Defense," Sex, Love & Secrets (also knownas Sex, Lies & Secrets), UPN, 2005
  • Leslie Sloan, "What's Past Is Prologue," Summerland, The WB, 2005
  • Television Guest Appearances as Tami Anderson
  • Episodic
  • 20/20, ABC, 2001
  • Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, ET, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2003
  • The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2003
  • The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Pilots
  • (As Tami Anderson) Lontae Burton, The Street Lawyer, ABC, 2003
  • Zoe, Talk Show Diaries, UPN, c. 2005
  • Film Appearances
  • as Tami Anderson
  • Judge Bankhead, Tara (also known as Hood Rat), Universal Studios Home Video, 2001
  • May, Sacred Is the Flesh (also known as Sacred), Strange Fruit Films, 2001
  • Rose, MacArthur Park, 2001, Sundance Channel Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Midnight, Hot Parts, Megastar Pictures, 2003
  • Zora, Hair Show, Innovation Film Group/Urbanworks, 2004
  • Carolyn Black, Tears of a Clown, Bandwagon Filmworks/Full Circle Entertainment, 2005
  • DeDe Calvin, The Last Stand, 2006
  • Irene, South of Pico, Snails Pace Productions, 2006
  • Film Associate Producer
  • As Tami Anderson
  • Hot Parts, Megastar Pictures, 2003
  • Tears of a Clown, Bandwagon Filmworks/Full Circle Entertainment, 2005
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos as Tami Akbar
  • Herself, The Real World Vacations: Behind the Scenes, 1995
  • Herself, The Real World Reunion: Inside Out, Bunim-Murray Productions, 1996
  • (Uncredited) Herself, The Real World You Never Saw, Bunim-Murray Productions, 1997
  • Herself, The Real World You Never Saw: Boston + Seattle, Bunim-Murray Productions, 1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Black Hairstyles and Trends, October 30, 2004, p. 76
    • Jet, October, 2004
    • People Extra, August 7, 2002, p. 47
    • Sister 2 Sister, April, 2004, p. 25
    Electronic
    • April Leo Productions, http://www.aprilleoproductions.com, October29, 2005

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