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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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The Savages
The Savages Director
Slums of Beverly Hills
Family Remains
Family Remains Director
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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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[Asked about why she cast dramatic actors in her comedy "Slums of Beverly Hills"] "The characters in this film are not walking around saying, 'Hey, we're in a comedy so we have to act like we're in a comedy.' Too many movies, actors seem to be doing that." See more »


Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Laura Linney in The Savages (2007). See more »

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