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Tenaya Cleveland

Tenaya Cleveland was born in Hawaii, and grew up in California. As a child, she sang in the Malcolm X Jazz Chorus (led by pianist Dick Whittington), with greats such as 'Stan Getz (1927-1991)', Bobby Hutcherson, Mary Stallings and Ritchie Cole. At 10, she made her public acting debut at the Haight Ashbury Repertory Theater in San Francisco, as "... See full bio »
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 2012 Necessary Roughness (TV Series)
Doctor Osgood
- Spell It Out (2012) ... Doctor Osgood
 2012 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Tracy Surnow
- Crushed (2012) ... Tracy Surnow
 2012/I A Moment in Time (Short)
Jackie Lewis
 2012 Maiden to Monster (Short)
 2011 Switchboard (Short)
Lily the Receptionist
 2009 No Words (Short)
 2009 Champion for Hire (Short)
Alien #1
 2008 Hollywood and Vine
Cristina Rosenberg
 2006 A Matter of Diplomacy (Short)
 2004 Ringtone Blues (Short)
Gallery Gal
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Art Student / Massaging Student
- Making Love Work (2003) ... Massaging Student
- The Trap (2003) ... Art Student (uncredited)
- Nobody Sleeps (2003) ... Art Student (uncredited)
- The Eye Inside (2003) ... Art Student (uncredited)
 2003 Oliver Beene (TV Series)
Happy Class Teacher
- Space Race (2003) ... Happy Class Teacher
 2001 The Caretaker (Short)
Samantha White
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Los Angeles Stage: Sacred Fools Theater's Fast & Loose, I Wrote This, Serial Killers, Kookamonga Falls, and Dubya 2004, Acme's Day Players, No Shame Theater (regular appearances), and more.

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5' 5½" (1.66 m)

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Daughter of actor Garrett Dressler and dancer/choreographer Anne Cleveland. See more »

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