Tahj Mowry

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Tahj Mowry
BornTahj Dayton Mowry
(1986-05-17) May 17, 1986 (age 26)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1990–present
 
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Tahj Mowry
BornTahj Dayton Mowry
(1986-05-17) May 17, 1986 (age 26)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1990–present

Tahj Dayton Mowry (born May 17, 1986), is an American actor, dancer, and singer, mostly known for his role as Teddy on the ABC series, Full House, one of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's friends, T.J. Henderson on the The WB sitcom, Smart Guy, and as Wade on the animated comedy, Kim Possible on the Disney Channel. Tahj Mowry recently is on the new ABC Family comedy Baby Daddy as Tucker. Brother of twin sisters Tia & Tamera Mowry.

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Personal life

Mowry was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii to Darlene Renee (née Flowers), who manages her children's careers, and Timothy John Mowry, a police officer in California.[1][2][3] His mother is Bahamian-American and his father is British American; the two met during high school in Miami and later both enlisted in the military, becoming NCOs.[1][3][4] He is the younger brother of identical twin sisters Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. He also has a younger brother, Tavior Mowry.

Career

Mowry starred and is perhaps best known as T.J. Henderson, a child prodigy, on the sitcom Smart Guy. He played Teddy on the sitcom Full House. He also appeared in Disney Channel movies such as Hounded and The Poof Point. He had a guest role on the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and in a Star Trek: Voyager episode entitled "Innocence". Mowry appeared in the movie Are We Done Yet? as Danny Pulu and in Seventeen Again as Willie Donovan.[5] Mowry also had an appearance in one episode in the fourth season of Desperate Housewives. He also made a guest appearance on an episode of The Game as Melanie Barnett's brother (he's also the real brother of Melanie's portrayer Tia Mowry).

Mowry performed the voice of Wade in the Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible. Mowry sang "Shine Your Light On Me" for School's Out! Christmas and Circle of Life for the Disney Channel Circle of Stars recording of The Lion King.

Currently[when?] Tahj is recording music. He was featured on a single called "Kick It Out" with Boom Boom Satellites and Flo Rida.

He played varsity football at Westlake High School in California, and one season of football at Savannah State University and the University of Wyoming. He has also attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where his sisters Tia and Tamera both graduated.

He is currently starring as Tucker Dobbs in the new ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy. The half-hour sitcom premiered June 20, 2012.

Filmography

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1991Rappin' N' Rhymin'Himself
1994Disney Sing Along Songs: Let's Go to the CircusKid Clown
1999We Wish You a Merry ChristmasOllie
2000Seventeen AgainWillie Donovan
2001HoundedJay Martin
2001The Poof PointEddie Ballard
2003Kim Possible: A Sitch in TimeWade LoadVoice
2005Kim Possible: So the DramaWade LoadVoice
2007Are We Done Yet?Danny Pulu
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990Who's the Boss?GregEpisode: "Who's Minding the Kid?"
1991–1995Full HouseTeddy13 episodes
1992–1993Out All NightShavon5 episodes
1993Where I LiveJimmyEpisode: "The Terminator"
1994–1997Sister, SisterCousin Tahj
Sammy
T.J. Henderson
3 episodes
1995Sonic the HedgehogYoung Sonic (voice)Two-part episode "Blast to the Past"
1995Timon & PumbaaNefu (Voice)Episode: "Unlucky in Lesotho/Rafiki Fables: Rafiki's Apprentice"
1996Star Trek: VoyagerCorinEpisode: "Innocence"
1996Minor AdjustmentsKennyEpisode: "A Christmas Story"
1996FriendsKidEpisode: "The One After the Superbowl (Part one)"
1997–1999Smart GuyT.J. Henderson51 episodes
2002–2007Kim PossibleWade Load (voice)86 episodes
2006The Suite Life of Zack & CodyBrandonEpisode: "Scary Movie"
2006–2009The GameCameron Barnett3 episodes
2007Desperate HousewivesMattEpisode: "Smiles of a Summer Night"
2012–presentBaby DaddyTucker Dobbs

Awards

Awards
YearResultAwardCategoryNominated Work
1992NominatedYoung Artist AwardsExceptional Performance by a Young Actor Under 10Full House
1998NominatedYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young PerformerSmart Guy
NominatedYoungStar AwardsBest Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series
1999NominatedImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/Actress
2000NominatedImage AwardsOutstanding Youth Actor/Actress
2001NominatedYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy): Supporting Young ActorSeventeen Again

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