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Tamara Jenkins


Tamara Jenkins was born on May 2, 1962 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a director, known for The Savages (2007), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) and Family Remains (1993). She is married to Jim Taylor. See full bio »
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 2007 The Savages
 1995 Shooting Gallery (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Killing & Death (1995)
 1993 Family Remains (Short)
 1992 Fugitive Love (Short)
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Film Review, "Faves, Hot and Cool: Last Tango in Paris," Published in "The New York Times," 4 May 2008, Vol. 157, No. 54,300, Page MT13.

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I write with the intention of directing. See more »

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After a few years as a performance artist, she made short films while attending the NYU Graduate Film Program, which she completed in 1993. She was then able to develop her autobiographical script to Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) while at the Sundance Institute. See more »

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