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Tamlyn Tomita Biography

Birth Name:
Tamlyn Naomi Tomita
Birth Place:
Okinawa, Japan

Fast Facts

  • 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