Born: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tamara Hickey is a Canadian film and television actress. She is a three-time Gemini Award nominee for Best Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role, having garnered nominations at the 16th Gemini Awards in 2001 and the 17th Gemini Awards in 2002 for her role in The Associates, and at the 18th Gemini Awards in 2003 for her role in Blue Murder. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, she was raised primarily in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. She studied at Ryerson University and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and subsequently had small roles in television films and was an understudy for a Toronto production of Beauty and the Beast, before getting her first lead role in The Associates. Following the cancellation of The Associates, she was cast in Blue Murder as the new lead detective after Maria del Mar left the series. After completing filming on Blue Murder, she starred in a production of John Krizanc's play Tamara for Toronto's Necessary Angel Theatre. She has also had guest roles in Doc, Puppets Who Kill, This Is Wonderland, One Life to Live, Rent-a-Goalie and Army Wives, and appeared in the television miniseries Olive Kitteridge and The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe and the films It All Happens Incredibly Fast, Against the Ropes, In Your Eyes, The Judge, Irrational Man and We Don't Belong Here.
Bio from Wikipedia - See more on en.wikipedia.org Text under CC-BY-SA license