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Tami Tappan Biography

 
Bio:
Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at ... (read complete bio)

Tami Tappan grew up in Washington, D.C., where she received the Helen Hayes Award for Supporting Actress in Lydie Breeze by John Guare. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was seen on Broadway as Ellen in Miss Saigon, a role she also performed in Los Angeles. Tappan was last seen at Rubicon in her Ovation-nominated performance in Side by Side by Sondheim, and was also seen as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire (2003 Ovation Nomination). Other regional credits include Sarah in Guys and Dolls for Musical Theatre West, Queenie in The Wild Party for Musical Theatre Guild, Diva #1 in Swing! at South Bay CLO and Polly in Crazy For You at Musical Theatre West (2003 Ovation Nomination). Tappan’s favorite roles include Princess Leonide in Triumph of Love (Santa Barbara CLO), Kathy in Singin' in the Rain (Musical Theatre West), Woman 1 in I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Musical Theatre West, La Mirada), and Shirley in Lady Be Good (La Fenice Opera, Venice, Italy). TV credits include “3rd Rock from the Sun,” “The Making of a Hollywood Madam” and “The Drew Carey Show.” Tappan may be heard as the singing voice of Cinderella in Disney’s DVD of “Cinderella 3: A Twist in Time” and as Cinderella on "The Princess Tea Party Album.” Tami has a solo CD for LMI Music, "Hot Notes" and has performed in concerts all over the U.S.

Tami Tappan Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Production Gold Star
Tami TappanLydie Breeze