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Tamala Jones
Born Tamala R. Jones
November 12, 1974 (1974-11-12) (age 35)
Pasadena, California, USA
Other name(s) Tamala, T. Jones, R, R Jones
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994-present

Tamala R. Jones (born November 12, 1974) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in the movies Booty Call, The Wood, Kingdom Come, The Brothers, and Two Can Play That Game.

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Personal life

Jones was born in Pasadena, California. She is the younger sister of Tracey Cherelle Jones and Craig Jones but older sister of Bianca Pugh.[citation needed] She began her career as a model, appearing in magazine ads and television commercials.

In 2003 she dated rapper Nate Dogg[1] after the two met on Chris Rock's film Head of State.

In 2006 she got breast implants.[2] Jones defended them saying:

"I'm very happy with them, and they don't look, or feel, fake to me. I did my homework and looked for a specialist. I went to someone who works on breast cancer patients, and he creates a breast that looks and feels real...I can't wait to get a movie part where I can show them to you guys. In the right part in the right movie, I am willing to show these babies."[3]

Career

Her first acting role was as a guest appearance on the teen sitcom California Dreams. She had her first major television role playing a student in the short-lived ABC drama Dangerous Minds.

Jones had co-starring roles on the 1998-2002 series For Your Love and the short-lived The Tracy Morgan Show.

She has guest starred on other television series, including The Parent 'Hood, Veronica's Closet, Malcolm & Eddie, My Name Is Earl and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

She had a recurring role as Tonya, an old girlfriend of Flex's (seasons 1 and 5) on One on One.

In the fall of 1993, Jones appeared in the music video for "Give It Up, Turn It Loose" by En Vogue. In 2001, Jones appeared in the music video for "Girls, Girls, Girls" by rapper and mogulist Jay-Z with fellow actresses Taraji P. Henson and Carmen Electra.

Her film credits include Booty Call, The Wood, and Kingdom Come.

Tamala was voted as one of "The 10 Sexiest Women of the Year" in 2000 and 2001 by "Black Men Magazine".

She recently appeared in the music video for the song Independent by rapper Webbie as a female African-American President of the United States.

Filmography

Film

Television

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