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Mini Bio (1)

Tania was born in Scotland. She grew up treading the boards in theaters in and around Glasgow. She became the youngest member to join the groundbreaking "Wildcat Theatre Company", working with established actors such as Peter Mullan. She went on to work with some of Scotland's most prestigious theatre companies, including Edinburgh's "Royal Lyceum", the innovative "Tramway Theatre Company" and performed many times at the "Edinburgh Festival".

Tania worked in New York for a few years, mainly in the Independent Film scene, including the low budget features "Minor Details" starring Peter Saarsgard, "Not Afraid To Say" (winner of Slamdance Best Audience Choice Award), and John Gallagher's cult hit "The Deli" (winner of 12 film festival awards).

While in New York, Tania also performed in Off-Broadway Theatre. It was at the well known "Irish Arts Centre" in New York where she first met directors Jim Sheridan and Nye Heron, with whom she worked with in the Brian Friel play "Lovers" and in the Indie film titled "Sax And Violins" starring Amanda Peet.

Tania is now a professional make up artist living in London and still working with actors although on the other side of the camera. She works mostly in fashion and beauty and also on TV commercials and fashion film projects. Her clients include Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Elle, Tatler - full CV on Linkedin.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Thomas Callahan

Spouse (1)

Jon Courtney (17 October 1997 - present)

Trivia (2)

Her Dad owned pubs in Glasgow, her Mum is an ex-model and former 'Miss Carlsberg'.
Although Tania and her older sister Nicola (also an actress) have been on stage together many times, their performance on BBC'S popular medical drama "Holby City" was the first time the girls had worked together on TV, and also the first time they had been cast as sisters!.

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