Tamlyn Tomita was born in the year 1966 and she is American singer and actress born in Japan. She started the acting career with The Karate Kit Part II of 1986 and afterwards she played in different supporting and leading roles in different movies such as Gaijin 2: Love me as I Am, Robot Stories, Four Rooms, The day After Tomorrow, Picture Bride, The Joy Luck Club, Come See the Paradise and Teen Wolf.
Tomita’s birth place is Okinawa and her parents are Asako and Shiro Tomita. She is a quarter Filipino from her mother and the father is a well known Japanese America man. He was an intern of Manzanar in California in the World War II and afterwards, he became a Los Angeles Police officer. He rose to reach to a Sergeant rank and he made up a first Asian Task Force within that department. He died because of cancer in the year 1990. Tamlyn Tomita attended Granada Hills High School in San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles.
Before she started to act, she was Nisel Week Pageant winner in Los Angeles in the year 1984 and then Miss Nikeei International of 1985. In the year 1987, she started singing debut for Polydor label. She was able to release an album and a single.
From her biography, she became to be well known when she was travelling like the Queen of Nisei Week in Hawaii. She was chosen to be a part of the casting call of John G Avildsen and she made the debut acting for the Movie The Karate Kid Part II. Afterwards, she got major roles in different and independent movies. The biggest role she has was when she played in Come See The Paradise. In the year 1993, she was the co-star in The Joy Luck Club opposite Ming-Na Wen. Afterwards, she played in Picture Bride, an independent film. She played together with Antonio Banderas in the movie Four Rooms.
In 21st Century, she had other roles in different independent films and she was a co-star in different major Hollywood production which includes being Janet Tokada in the Day After Tomorrow. In the year 2005, she was the star of Brazilian drama movie named Gaijin 2: Love Me as I am. She had leading role in the Only The Brave movie and in Robot Stories. She had appearances in Tekken and The Eye.
For television, she was in Ming Li role in Santa Barbara soap opera. She then appeared in Days of Our Lives and General Hospital. Tamlyn Tomita is not yet married and if she is, she keeps her husband name and life away of the public. She is known to be in the relationship with Greg Watanabe but they said they are no longer together. She has 3 million as a net worth. Her fans can follow her on tumblr or Instagram accounts.