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Tyra Banks was born on December 4, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tyra Lynne Banks. She is a producer and writer, known for The Tyra Banks Show (2005), Tropic Thunder (2008) and America's Next Top Model (2003). See full bio »
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  America's Next Top Model (TV Series) (executive producer - 238 episodes, 2003 - 2013) (associate show producer - 1 episode, 2006)
- The Guy Who Becomes a Bat (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Girl Who Gets Kissed on an Elephant (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Guy Who Has a Panic Attack (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Girl Who Gets Punked (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Danmarks næste topmodel (TV Series) (series producer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.7 (2011) ... (series producer)
 2009-2010 True Beauty (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- The Stealing Challenge (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Finale (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Natural Beauty (2009) ... (executive producer)
- The Science of Beauty (2009) ... (executive producer)
 2008-2010 The Tyra Banks Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 155 episodes)
- Out of This World Advice (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 17 May 2010 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Twins (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 13 May 2010 (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Episode dated 12 May 2010 (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2008-2009 Stylista (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2009) ... (executive producer)
- The Right Fit (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Model Behavior (2008) ... (executive producer)
- It's All About Who you Know (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Shop it Like it's Hot (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2008 The Clique (Video) (executive producer)
 2008 Australia's Next Top Model (TV Series) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- Are You Model Material? (2008) ... (co-producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Cover Girl (1995) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 8 Interviews | 18 Articles | 67 Pictorials | 43 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Tayra Benks

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Adrianne Curry's complaints that she did not receive what was promised her as the winner of America's Next Top Model (2003).] I have an invested interest in all the girls. I take Adrianne's struggles to bed with me at night. Adrianne's problem was that she went to Europe to try to make it and nobody knew who she was there. So it was like starting over. But after a girl leaves the show it's ... See more »

Trivia:

Played as herself in the 1996 Nike commercials with basketball star Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway and "Little Penny" Hardaway (voice of Chris Rock). See more »

Nickname:

BBQ

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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