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Tara Buckman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tara Buckman (born October 1, 1956) is an American television and film actress. Her active career was mainly confined to the late 1970s to the mid-1990s. Though never reaching feature status, Buckman was nonetheless a regular guest star on many television series. She also appeared in minor roles in feature films. Television Buckman is remembered mostly for her guest appearances in episodes of such 1970s and 1980s television fare as The Rockford Files, Kojak, CHiPs, The Hardy Boys Mysteries, Quincy, M.E., The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (in which she held a recurring if minor role as Sgt. Brandy Cummings), The Master and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. She also portrayed Norma Kirkland on the daytime drama Days of our Lives in 1984/1985. In film Often cast in minor roles in larger budget films, Tara appeared in the Burt Reynolds vehicles Hooper and The Cannonball Run in 1978 and 1981, respectively. Buckman was generally offered the portrayal of largely dimensionless and 'decorative' parts, such as "Jill - Lamborghini Girl #2" (alongside Adrienne Barbeau) in The Cannonball Run. Buckman also appeared in several 'B' movies from the late 1970s through to the mid-1990s. Tara appeared in a rape/murder scene, in which her top was torn open and her throat was slit by a man dressed as Santa Claus in the 1984 controversial horror film Silent Night, Deadly Night. Tara appeared in the 1986 film Never Too Young to Die, her most recent major role was as Dr. Julie Casserly in Xtro 2 (1991). Other more recent fare include the films Blue Angel Cafe, High Finance Woman, The Marilyn Diaries alongside porn star Marilyn Chambers, and Snowballing.


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Born:
Oct 1, 1956 In Pensacola, Florida, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
29
First Appeared:
In the series Kojak 1973-10-24
Latest Project:
Series The X-Files 1993-09-10
Known For
Poster of Night Killer
Poster of High Finance Woman
Poster of The Marilyn Diaries
Poster of Blue Angel Cafe
Filmography
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Movie Round Trip to Heaven Phyllis 1992-09-02
Movie The Marilyn Diaries Jane 1990-01-01
Movie High Finance Woman Brenda 1990-01-01
Movie Xtro 2: The Second Encounter Dr. Julie Casserly 1990-05-04
Movie Night Killer Melanie Beck 1990-08-03
Series Mancuso, F.B.I. Unknown 1989-10-13
Movie Blue Angel Cafe Angie 1989-11-11
Movie Silent Night, Deadly Night II Mother (archive footage) 1987-04-10
Movie Terminal Exposure Stacey Karrothers 1987-09-21
Movie Never Too Young to Die Sacrificed Punkette 1986-06-13
Movie Snowballing Colleen 1984-01-01
Series The Master Unknown 1984-01-20
Movie Silent Night, Deadly Night Ellie Chapman 1984-11-09
Series T. J. Hooker Unknown 1982-03-13
Movie The Cannonball Run Jill Rivers, Lamborghini Babe #2 1981-06-19
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Series The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo 1979-09-18
Series Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Unknown 1979-09-20
Movie The Man in the Santa Claus Suit Polly Primer 1979-12-23
Movie Death Car on the Freeway Jane Guston 1979-09-24
Movie Hooper Debbie 1978-07-28
Series Sword of Justice Unknown 1978-09-10
Series The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown 1977-01-30
Series CHiPs Unknown 1977-09-15
Series Quincy, M.E. Unknown 1976-10-03
Series Switch Unknown 1975-09-09
Series Baretta Unknown 1975-01-17
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24