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.

Actress, producer
Birth Details
April 17, 1970
Mount Vernon, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • 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
  • 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


    • 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
    • April Leo Productions, http://www.aprilleoproductions.com, October29, 2005

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