Tamara Mello

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tamara Beccam Mello (born February 22, 1976) is an American actress. Her career began in 1993 with appearances on various television programs and films. She has appeared in the TV series 7th Heaven, Boy Meets World, and Diagnosis: Murder and in the films The Brady Bunch Movie and She's All That. In 1999, she appeared in the TV series Popular as Lily, the politically-correct vegetarian. Since the series ended, she has worked sporadically, limited to mainly guest appearances on television shows. She will be appearing in the upcoming CBS comedy Worst Week. In January/February 2009, she appeared in a T-Mobile Blackberry Pearl Flip television commercials campaigning against "butt-dialing." She is of French, Portuguese, and Latino descent. Her affinity for edgier characters led her to spend her summer hiatus filming the Ang Lee film adaptation Tortilla Soup, portraying the daughter of a widowed father played by Hector Elizondo. Born and raised in Southern California, Mello initially had no inclinations toward pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. She performed in local theater productions as a hobby and while she was still in her teens, she caught the eye of a talent agent who signed her as a client after seeing her in a performance of Agnes of God with the Vanguard Theater Group. Mello soon began appearing in guest-starring roles on various television series and became a series regular on the critically acclaimed drama ...

She's All That (1999)

High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees to a seemingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Freddie Prinze Jr.  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Paul Walker

High school hotshot Zach Siler is the envy of his peers. But his popularity declines sharply when his cheerleader girlfriend, Taylor, leaves him for sleazy reality-television star Brock Hudson. Desperate to revive his fading reputation, Siler agrees to a seemingly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Iscove
CAST:  Freddie Prinze Jr.  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Paul Walker

The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)

The original '70s TV family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Shelley Long  •  Christine Taylor  •  Christopher Daniel Barnes  •  Gary Cole

The original '70s TV family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Shelley Long  •  Christine Taylor  •  Christopher Daniel Barnes  •  Gary Cole

Tom and Huck (1995)

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Brad Renfro  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Michael McShane

A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town alcoholic is accused ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Hewitt
CAST:  Jonathan Taylor Thomas  •  Brad Renfro  •  Rachael Leigh Cook  •  Michael McShane

The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Fran Drescher  •  Michael Lerner  •  Ian McNeice

The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Fran Drescher  •  Michael Lerner  •  Ian McNeice

Overnight Delivery (1998)

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bloom
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Christine Taylor  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Larry Drake

A man suspects his girlfriend of being unfaithful. So he sends her a letter, but than finds out that he was wrong. He has 24 hours to stop the package, prevent a disaster, and fall in love. The only problem is the delivery man will not stop until the package has ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Bloom
CAST:  Paul Rudd  •  Christine Taylor  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Larry Drake

Rave (2000)

The lives of six Los Angeles teens pursuing the hottest rave in the city intertwine in unexpected ways over the course of a single day in this drama directed and co-written by Ron Krauss. The ensemble cast includes Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite), Tamara Mello ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Krauss
CAST:  Efren Ramirez  •  Tamara Mello  •  Douglas Spain  •  Aimee Graham

The lives of six Los Angeles teens pursuing the hottest rave in the city intertwine in unexpected ways over the course of a single day in this drama directed and co-written by Ron Krauss. The ensemble cast includes Efren Ramirez (Napoleon Dynamite), Tamara Mello ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Krauss
CAST:  Efren Ramirez  •  Tamara Mello  •  Douglas Spain  •  Aimee Graham

Scorpion Spring (1996)

On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Cox
CAST:  Alfred Molina  •  Esai Morales  •  Patrick McGaw  •  Angel Aviles

On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Cox
CAST:  Alfred Molina  •  Esai Morales  •  Patrick McGaw  •  Angel Aviles

Spanish Judges (2000)

A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Scott
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Valeria Golino  •  Mark Boone Junior

A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oz Scott
CAST:  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Matthew Lillard  •  Valeria Golino  •  Mark Boone Junior

Tortilla Soup (2001)

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A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Jacqueline Obradors  •  Tamara Mello  •  Judy Herrera  •  Nikolai Kinski

A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  María Ripoll
CAST:  Jacqueline Obradors  •  Tamara Mello  •  Judy Herrera  •  Nikolai Kinski