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Tamala Jones


Actress most widely known for her helping tasks in Kingdom Come, Booty Contact, as well as the Brothers. She started playing Lanie Parish on ABC’s Castle from 2009 until its cancellation in 2016. She modeled and made an appearance in TV advertisements. She made an appearance in rapper Jay Z’s music video for his music Girls, Girls, Women. She briefly dated past due rapper Nate Dogg after their encounter on Chris Rock’s film, Mind of State. She’s two siblings, Tracy and Craig. She made an appearance within the sequel to Fri, Next Fri, with Snow Cube.

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Full Name Tamala Jones
Date Of Birth November 12, 1974
Place Of Birth Pasadena, CA
Height 1.62 m
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality American
Siblings Tracey Cherelle Jones, Craig Jones
Movies Next Friday, Two Can Play That Game, 35 and Ticking, Daddy Day Camp, Blue Streak, The Wood, Head of State, The Brothers, Booty Call, Who's Your Caddy?, The Ladies Man, Kingdom Come, Janky Promoters, Turn It Up, Can't Hardly Wait, On the Line, How to Make an American Quilt, Things Never Said, Nora's Hair Salon, What Love Is, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Confessions of a Call Girl, Show Stoppers, Nadine in Date Land, Little Richard, Katt Williams: American Hustle, The Hustle, The American Dream, Long Distance, Act of Faith, Urban Legends: Bloody Mary, Megafault, Megachurch Murder, The Box
TV Shows Castle, The Tracy Morgan Show, For Your Love, Dangerous Minds, Rebel
Star Sign Scorpio

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1Worked with Tatyana Ali twice, once in The Brothers (2001) and again in Nora's Hair Salon (2004).
2Voted one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of 2001" by the readers of Black Men Magazine.
3Voted by the readers of Black Men Magazine as one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year."



Yellow Ribbon2013ShortKaren Rutty
Things Never Said2013Daphne
Walk This Way2013TV Series
King Bachelor's Pad2012TV SeriesLieutenant Murray
RuPaul's Drag U2012TV SeriesGuest Professor
The Soul Man2012TV SeriesYvette
35 and Ticking2011Victoria
Party Down2010TV SeriesMary Ellison
The Janky Promoters2009Regina
Up in the Air2009/IKaren Barnes (uncredited)
Everybody Hates Chris2009TV SeriesDarlene
Who's Deal?2008Mrs. Watson
The Hustle2008Nikki
Show Stoppers2008Chapter Leader Renee
American Dream2008/IKeisha
Protect and Serve2007TV MovieSharon Harvey
My Name Is Earl2007TV SeriesLiberty Washington
Daddy Day Camp2007Kim Hinton
Who's Your Caddy?2007Shannon
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip2007TV SeriesClaire
What Love Is2007Katherine
Flirt2006TV MovieStevie Ridge
CSI: Miami2006TV SeriesKatie Watson
Ghost Whisperer2006TV SeriesAmy Wright
Confessions2006/ITory Adams
Love, Inc.2005TV SeriesTerri
Nadine in Date Land2005TV MovieStar
Long Distance2005/IMargaret Wright
One on One2001-2005TV SeriesTonya
Nora's Hair Salon2004Chloe
The Tracy Morgan Show2003-2004TV SeriesAlicia Mitchell
Head of State2003Lisa Clark
Couples2002TV MovieJulia
For Your Love1998-2002TV SeriesBobbi Seawright / Bobbie Seawright
Rendez-View2001TV Series
On the Line2001Jackie
ER1995-2001TV SeriesJoanie Robbins
Two Can Play That Game2001Tracey Johnson
The Brothers2001Sheila West
Kingdom Come2001Nadine
Cedric the Coach2001TV Movie
The Ladies Man2000Theresa
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog2000Laura Leeton
Turn It Up2000Kia
City of Angels2000TV Series
Little Richard2000TV MovieLucille
Next Friday2000D'wana
Wu-Tang Clan: Gravel Pit2000Short
Wu-Tang Clan: Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off)2000Short
Veronica's Closet1997-1999TV SeriesTina
Blue Streak1999Janiece
The Wood1999Tanya
Can't Hardly Wait1998Girlfriend #2
Malcolm & Eddie1997TV SeriesCaroline
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1997TV SeriesBlack female student
Dangerous Minds1996-1997TV SeriesCallie Timmons
Booty Call1997Nikki
JAG1996TV SeriesNia
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1995TV SeriesTiffany
How to Make an American Quilt1995Anna's Great Grandmother
The Wayans Bros.1995TV SeriesWanda
The Parent 'Hood1995TV SeriesYvonne / The Woman
California Dreams1992TV SeriesSurfer Girl #1
Castle2009-2016TV SeriesLanie Parish Pam Hodges Betsy Sinclair
Megachurch Murder2015Martha Spears
The Box2014/VIShortAdeline
Act of Faith2014Jacqueline



Nora's Hair Salon2004co-producer



Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHerself
VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly2015TV SpecialHerself
The Real2014TV SeriesHerself - Castle
Noches Con Platanito2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
16th Annual Prism Awards2012TV SpecialHerself -Host
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2011TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Top 12 Moments of the BET Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
Katt Williams: American Hustle2007Video documentaryHerself
Angels Can't Help But Laugh2007DocumentaryHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHerself
The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2003TV MovieHerself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
HBO First Look2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Weakest Link2001TV SeriesHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist

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Extra2015TV SeriesHerself

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