Tami Erin (Actress) - Pippi Longstocking
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Updated: 03/30/16

Name: Tami Erin

Born: July 8, 1974, Wheaton, Illinois

Claim To Fame: She is best known for her portrayal of Pippi Longstocking in the Columbia Pictures film The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking.

Family Life: Sorry, no info found.

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Info: Erin's career began at the age of eight when she became a model with Elite Model Management, one of the world's biggest modeling agencies. She was part of many national and international modeling campaigns and commercials with Elite. She got her big break at age 11 when she was chosen for the role of Pippi Longstocking by veteran director Ken Annakin.

She ended up on a press tour which began at the film's World Premiere in Tokyo, Japan and culminated with the Swedish Royal Premiere. She also embarked on a 13-city tour in the U.S., including appearances on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight and Nickelodeon.

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Trivia: Was chosen for the title role of "Pippi Longstocking" out of over 8,000 young actresses after a worldwide search by casting director Garrison True.

Is featured in the Trivial Pursuit board game and Trivial Pursuit Millenium Edition about having won the role of "Pippi Longstocking" out of over 8,000 hopefuls.

In October 2013, she sold a sex tape to a pornography company, after she was unable to stop a former boyfriend from releasing and profiting from it.

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Where Are They Now: In 2011, Erin partnered with Create Now and La Fine Clothing for a fundraising campaign. Tami and La Fine Clothing co-designed a line of T-shirts sold in Europe, Japan and the United States with 100% of the profits benefitting Create Now.

Erin also heads the Pippi Clothing line and is an ambassador for Hearts.com, an eco-fashion line of 2,000 artisans who recycle clothing and accessories for six international charities.

In 2013 Erin became an International Ambassador for Hearts.com to raise funds for the IHeart Change program for 6 international charities including Generosity Water, Pencils of Promise, Eden Projects, International Lifeline Fund, Free The Slaves, and Kili To Chili.

Write To Tami Erin:
Stars Agency
Agent: Lynn Claxon
23 Grant Avenue 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Official Website: http://www.tamierin.com/


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