- Father spent time in an internment camp during World War II.
- Was named Nisei Week Queen in 1984.
- Appeared in the off-Broadway production of Day Standing on Its Head in 1994.
- Frequently speaks on Asian-American actors and their opportunities in the arts.
- Shiro Tomita — Father
- Asako Tomita — Mother
- University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States
- Birth Name: Tamlyn Naomi Tomita
- Birth Place: Okinawa, Japan
- Profession: Actor