Tanis Parenteau

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Tanis is best known for playing Jane Halftown, Cayuga Tribal Council Leader, on Billions opposite Paul Giamatti; Sarah Waters, a Mohawk mother on FBI: Most Wanted opposite Julian McMahon and Nathanial Arcand; Lacy Cousins, Ocheole Tribal Chairwoman on Designated Survivor opposite Kiefer Sutherland; and Tammy, the Native American waitress on House ... See full bio »

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Known For

Gossip Girl Samantha
Tribal Wilma Sarcee
FBI: Most Wanted Sarah Waters
Billions Jane Halftown


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  Rehab (post-production)
Snuggles Cardinal
  The Heart Stays (post-production)
Girl #1 (Townie)
  The Wretched One (Short) (post-production)
  Stuck at Home (Short)
Ryan Foster
 2021 Gossip Girl (TV Series)
- Gossip Gone, Girl (2021) ... Samantha
 2021 Tribal (TV Series)
Wilma Sarcee
- Starlight, Starbright (2021) ... Wilma Sarcee
 2019-2020 Billions (TV Series)
Jane Halftown
- The New Decas (2020) ... Jane Halftown
- Fight Night (2019) ... Jane Halftown
 2020 FBI: Most Wanted (TV Series)
Sarah Waters
- Ghosts (2020) ... Sarah Waters
 2020 Contributions (Short)
 2018/V First Impressions (Short)
 2018 Designated Survivor (TV Series)
Lacy Cousins
- Original Sin (2018) ... Lacy Cousins
 2018 The Miseducation of Cameron Post
Iceberg Montage
 2017 Gag (Short)
 2017 Blood Lineage (Short)
 2016 Chaos Corp (Short)
 2016 Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TV Series)
Native American
- Tribal Courts (2016) ... Native American
 2016 Billy & Billie (TV Series)
Kris Cousins
- Incesticide (2016) ... Kris Cousins
 2015 A Big Black Space (Short)
 2015 And We Wait (rumored)
 2014 House of Cards (TV Series)
- Chapter 20 (2014) ... Tammy
 2013 November Lies
 2011 Parker & Maggie (TV Series)
Yoga Tooter
- Making Plans (2011) ... Yoga Tooter
 2009 Mask (Short)
 2007 Kayfabe
Lady in Bar
 2006 Hank William's First Nation (TV Series)
Screamer Girl
- Tyson Saves the Day (2006) ... Screamer Girl
 2003 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Young Woman #1
- The Executions of Grady Finch (2003) ... Young Woman #1 (uncredited)
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Tanis Parenteau is of French ancestry.

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