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Tawny Cypress Biography

Birth Place:
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States

Fast Facts

  • Her brother, Toby Cypress, is a comic-book artist
  • Originally auditioned for the role of Niki on the TV series Heroes
  • Trained with the New Orleans Police Department and a SWAT team for her role on the TV series K-Ville, and learned how to hold a gun and make arrests
  • Having watched the attack on the World Trade Center from her nearby apartment, Cypress was greatly affected by it; upon learning that Oliver Stone planned a film about the event, she contacted him and got a small role in his feature film World Trade Center (2006)



    • Toby Cypress--Brother
    • Bill Charles--Ex-husband
    • Gene Cypress--Father
    • Tom Dillon--Significant Other
    • Dexter--Son