Tyra Ferrell Biography


Tyra Ferrell

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Birth Name: Tyra Ferrell
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age: 55 Years
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American actress, Tyra Ferrell famous for starring her role in the movies like Boyz n the Hood, Jungle Fever and White Men Can't Jump is the Promising New Actors of 1991. She has also portrayed her role in the famous television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Born as Tyra Ferrell in Houston, Texas, United States of America to African and American parents, Tyra also spend most of her childhood days in Houston, Texas. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

On 9th of April 1992, Tyra got married to Don Carlos Jackson. She feels lucky to have him as her loving spouse but till now they haven't welcomed any children together. Don is her only love affairs and she also claimed that she wants to breathe her last breath with him.

Soon after her high school graduation, Tyra move to New York City with an aim to begin her career as an actress. She finally made her acting debut on Broadway and that was on the stage shows Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Ain't Misbehavin. Within the same year, she also made her big screen debut and that was in the 1981 comedy movie, So Fine. Her net worth is said to be around $1 million.

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Born in Houston, Texas

1962 28th of January

Born as Tyra Ferrell in Houston, Texas, United States of America to African and American parents, Tyra also spend most of her childhood days in Houston, Texas. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.

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Began her acting career

1981

Soon after her high school graduation, Tyra move to New York City with an aim to begin her career as an actress. She finally made her acting debut on Broadway and that was on the stage shows Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Ain't Misbehavin.

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First feature film, So Fine

1981

After making her appearance in the stage shows on Broadway she got a call from the movie industry and they offered her debut big screen role. She finally played her first movie role in 1981 comedy movie, So Fine.

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Appeared in Boyz n the Hood

1991

In 1991, she appeared in the movies like Boyz n the Hood and Jungle Fever. After playing these roles she was listed in the Promising New Actors of 1991. This raised her name and fame and then she appeared in another major movie in 1992 and 1993.

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Married to Don Carlos Jackson

1992 9th of April

As she was gaining some popularity being an actress in the 1980s, she also met love of her life Don Carlos Jackson. They began dating each other and finally on 9th of April 1992, Tyra got married to him.

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Nominated in Image Awards

2005

The only major award she has been nominated in was in Image Awards. She got her one and only nomination in this award in 2005 and that was for her role in NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323. She was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

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