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Tamara Clatterbuck
Salem Presence
At A Glance
Tamara is no stranger to daytime television. She recently appeared as Tammy (the hooker-turned diner proprietress) in General Hospital and portrayed Alice Johnson on The Young and the Restless from 1997 to 1999.

Tamara was born in Seattle, but her family moved to Akron, Ohio when she was a baby. Tamara's mother, Elsa, is Norwegian and Tamara spent her childhood summers in Norway attending school and learning to speak fluent Norwegian and Swedish. Tamara attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she majored in business administration and marketing with a minor in ballet. In college, Tamara landed a small role in the play Our Town and was hooked on acting.

After graduating college, Tamara appeared in the musicals A Chorus Line and Pippin at Akron's Popular Carousel Dinner Theatre before deciding to give New York a try. After a few months of intensive theatre study in the Big Apple, Tamara hopped a flight to Los Angeles to try out her luck during pilot season. The gamble paid off when she landed a role in the film the borrowers, starring Rae Dawn Chong. Tamara portrayed Eden Famhans, a crack-addict hooker from Harlem, for several episodes on NYPD Blue.

Tamara portrayed timothy Hutton's wife in the feature film City of Industry and was featured in the film Sour Grapes, directed by Larry David. Last year, Tamara's career took a nice change of pace when she starred in the family film Our Lips are Sealed alongside Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen; a rare opportunity for her considering the junkies and 'white trash' women she usually portrays.

In 1991, Tamara received the Dramalogue Award in the category of "Best Lead Actress" for her work in the play How the Other Half Loves.

In her spare time, Tamara enjoys snow skiing, ballet dancing and watching foreign films. Tamara recently became engaged to Alexander Moss Farkas, a regional sales manager for a computer-accessories manufacturer called Targus. She remains close to her mother who lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and two sisters; older sister Elizabeth also lives in Cincinnati and younger sister Leslie lives in Geneva, Switzerland.
Acting Portfolio
TELEVISION
Days of our Lives
Barb Reiber
March 6, 2001 to May 1, 2002

General Hospital
Tammy Carson
August 1, 2000 to February 22, 2001

The Young and the Restless
Alice Johnson
1998 to 1999

L.A. Johns
Patty
1997

Payback
1997

Girls in Prison
Actress on Newsreel
1994

The Perfect Bride
Deirdre
1991

Acting Portfolio
FILM
What Matters Most
Anita Stone
2001

Mind Rage
Cyndi Thornburg
2000

Our Lips Are Sealed
Teri Parker/Shirley Turtleby
2000

Vice Academy Part 6
Sophisticatia
1998

Phoenix
Waitress
1998

Sour Grapes
Nurse Donato
1998

Under the Influence
Elaine
1997

Lewis & Clark & George
Blond Hooker
1997

City of Industry
Sunny
1997

Set It Off
Luther's Girlfriend
1996

Good Girls Don't
Effie
1993

Mind, Body & Soul
Rachael
1992

The Borrower
Michelle Chodiss
1991

Vice Academy
Tinsel
1988

Hobgoblins
Fantazia
1987

Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Seattle, Washington
DATE OF BIRTH: May 26
HEIGHT: 5' 6"
HAIR: Blonde
EYES: Blue
MARITAL STATUS: Married; Alexander Farkas (September 8, 2001)
Miscellaneous
Graduated Brockton High School, Brockton Massachusetts class of 1982.

Appeared on cover of Seventeen Magazine in 1979.

Won a gold medal in the Junior Olympic Figure Skating Championships at age 13.

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