Tawny Cypress


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  • Birth Place: Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/08/1976
  • Profession: Actor
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On the Set: Unforgettable's Lively New Spirit

Much has changed on the Unforgettable set since the drama about NYPD cop Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), who has near perfect memory, was canceled more than a year ago by CBS, then miraculously brought back to life. The action has moved from a grimy Queens precinct to the shiny, high-tech Manhattan Major Crimes Section, and the show's tone has been similarly lightened, in keeping with its off-season scheduling (the first of eight summer episodes aired July 28, with five more new installments to follow later).

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Unforgettable Comes Back from the Dead — Bigger, Brighter and Lighter

Poppy Montgomery will never forget when Unforgettable was un-canceled.

"I got the call and I was like, 'Where's Ashton Kutcher? This is Punk'd!'" she tells TVGuide.com. "I was like, 'This is not real, c'mon, people!' It was really fast. I really thought it was a practical joke. I trust that the networks and studio know what they're doing and what they need and want. If it's not meant to be, it's not meant to be, and I really thought it wasn't last year. So many shows get canceled. It's so rare to bring a show back."

Get the scoop on Unforgettable and more of your favorite returning summer shows

The CBS drama — which stars Montgomery as Carrie Wells, a detective who can remember literally everything except the night her sister Rachel was murdered — will return for its second season Sunday (9/8c, CBS), 14 months after the network initially canceled it despite a worldwide following and numbers that would make any competitor green with envy. The show ...
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Exclusive Unforgettable First Look: Dallas Roberts Debuts as Carrie's "Badass" New Boss

Carrie's got a new boss when Unforgettable returns this month — and he's a badass. At least according to Dallas Roberts.

The Walking Dead and Good Wife star plays Eliot, the head of the ...
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Just Some Headaches
Hiro's Love
Brooklyn's Finest: You Need A New Hous
Unforgettable: Two Bricks Of C4

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Year Title Description
2011 Unforgettable TV Show Series, Actor - Murray
2010 Brooklyn's Finest Movie, Actor - Allisa
2007 Bella Movie, Actor - Frannie
2007 K-Ville TV Show Series, Actor - Ginger 'Love Tap' LeBeau
2006 Heroes TV Show Series, Actor - Simone Deveaux

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Mega Buzz: A True Blood Couple, Unforgettable Newbies and Mistresses' Betrayal

Every week, editors Adam Bryant and Natalie Abrams satisfy your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @adam_bryant or @NatalieAbrams.

Please tell me you have some Pam-and-Tara scoop for True Blood? — Lila
The state of Louisiana will declare war on vampires, so there won't be any time for Tara and Pam to braid each others' hair and talk about their feelings about their hot kiss in the finale. However, their relationship will deepen as a result of two shocking events: 1) Pam will find out (for the first time) who Nora really is to Eric and... read more

Summer Preview: Scoop on True Blood, Dexter and Unforgettable

Summer is here and we have your complete guide to all the series that are turning up the heat this season!

True Blood (returns Sunday, June 16 at 9/8c on HBO)
True Blood
is getting some new blood in Season 6. Creator Alan Ball has stepped away to work on other projects, and part fairy Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) has seen her ex Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) transformed into...something after drinking a vial of gore that once flowed through ancient vampire god Lilith's veins.

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Heroes Alum Ends Her Tour of Duty With Army Wives

Brenda we hardly knew you Pamelas journalist pal concludes her two-episode tour of duty with Lifetimes Army Wives Sundays at 10 pmET but that doesnt necessarily mean weve seen the last of Tawny Cypress The [writers] have left it open-ended she reports Well see what the audience thinks of the character and well take it from there One thing is certain opinions are likely to be strong after tonights unexpected turn of events Megan Walsh-Boyle TV Guide Talk about landing the role of BrendaTawny Cypress It was one audition and then a phone call that theyd like to use me which was really fantastic because its a part I havent done before onscreen Shes an intelligent girlshes a reporter for the post newspaper and she starts up a friendship with Pamela [Brigid Brannagh] Things get a little dicey for them [Laughs] without giving away too much Im not going to get into the details of it because you guys are just going to have to watch i read more

Exclusive: Heroes Alumna Befriends an Army Wife

Thanks to her increasingly popular radio show on the post, Army Wife Pamela (Brigid Brannagh) is about to get just a little bit famous. And helping her get there will be a local newspaper reporter played by Tawny Cypress.Cypress, who last was seen getting accidentally (and fatally) shot by her artist-beau, Isaac, on NBC's Heroes, has been booked for a multi-episode Army Wives arc (kicking off Aug. 3) as a journo who gives Pamela some ink. In working on the story, the two ladies form a "close friendship," I am told. Now, being a guy, I did the whole raised-eyebrow, "Close friendship, eh?" thing, but the Lifetime rep assures me that no, we're not going there. (Had to ask, though, right?) — Matt MitovichRelated:• Army Wives' Resident Tomboy Brigid Brannagh Dishes• Killed-off Heroes Star Maintains a "Super" Attitude read more

Fall 2007: 24's Prez Is in a Laughlin Mood

The newest pilot news, from Variety/the Reporter:• D.B. Woodside (24) has been cast as Marcus in CBS' Hugh Jackman-produced musical drama Viva Laughlin.• Marisa Tomei will topline CBS' The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud, the Oscar winner's first network series since appearing on A Different World 20 years ago.• Kate Burton (Grey's Anatomy) and Camille Gauty (Prison Break) have joined Fox's Supreme Courtships, playing a justice and her ambitious clerk, respectively.• Real-life football wife Holly Robinson Peete is the mom of a star wide receiver in ABC's Football Wives.• Mae Whitman (Thief) is The Bionic Woman's younger sister. Just think of the cool hand-me-downs!• Heroes' Tawny Cypress has joined Fox's K-Ville, as has John Carroll Lynch (Close to Home).• Fox has ordered a half-hour sudser about blue-collar families, from Idol creator Simon Fuller.• Kurt Fuller (Desperate Housewives) is the title femme's boss in ABC's See Jayne Run.• T... read more

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