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Tyra Banks is a Actor, Executive Producer and Thanks American born on 4 december 1973 at Inglewood (USA)

Tyra Banks

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Birth name Tyra Lynne Banks
Nationality USA
Birth 4 december 1973 (50 years) at Inglewood (USA)

Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American model, television personality, talk show host, producer, author, actress, singer and business woman.

She began her career as a model at age 15 and rose to fame, becoming the first African American woman on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, of which she appeared twice. She is one of the original Victoria's Secret Angels. By the early 2000s, Banks was one of the top-earning models in the world. Subsequently she moved onto television and film, known for her roles as Eve in Disney channel's Life-Size, and Zoe in the box office hit Coyote Ugly. Banks first appeared on television on the show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and
has since been featured in small roles in romantic film Love & Basketball, horror film Halloween: Resurrection, has appeared in numerous television shows, including Gossip Girl and Glee.

In 2003, Banks created and became the host of the UPN/The CW long-running reality television show America's Next Top Model. Banks was also the co-creator of True Beauty, and was the host of her own talk show, The Tyra Banks Show, which aired on The CW for five seasons and won two Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Talk Show Informative. She currently co-hosts the talk show FABLife.

In 2010, she published a young adult novel titled Modelland, based on her life as a model which topped The New York Times Best Seller list in 2011. Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world's most influential people by TIME magazine.

Biography

Relationships
Tyra was romantically linked to musician Seal, film director John Singleton and actor Will Smith in the 1990s. She dated basketball player Chris Webber from 2001 to 2004.

She is known for being outspoken on abusive relationships, having been a victim herself. In 2005, when asked about her relationship history, she stated, 'I won't be using a lot of names [on the show], but a specific relationship had not just cheating but emotional abuse. It was really bad, but that made me strong.'
In 2009, she opened up about her past relationships when she made a guest appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show, hosting alongside Oprah Winfrey. The episode was dedicated to dating violence in response to the assault of Rihanna by Chris Brown.


Education

In 2011, Banks enrolled in the nine-week Owner/President Management Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School. Admission to the program, as described on HBS's website, "is a selective process based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. We look for professionals who have demonstrated business talent and leadership potential." Banks completed the Executive Education Training Program in February 2012, earning a certificate.
Tyra has come under intense criticism for implying she is a Harvard "graduate". A biting article in Jezebel referred to her statements on Harvard as "disingenuous", and called upon her to "stop lying" about Harvard. The Harvard Crimson, an undergraduate student newspaper, was critical of Tyra's public statements about "attending" Harvard.

On the other hand, as a much more positive Harvard Crimson article had reported at the conclusion of her time as a student, "Banks will be remembered within the HBS curriculum. Professor Rohit Deshpande is preparing a case study on Bankable Productions, Banks’ independent film and television production company, to be incorporated into future coursework for the Executive Education Owner/President Management Program." According to the Harvard Business School news organization, she spoke with HBS Professor and Senior Associate Dean Youngme E. Moon in front of a select audience at HBS on Valentine's Day 2013. More than 100 students and faculty were invited to attend the event where she spoke about her business and her reasons for attending the program.

Usually with

Ben Stiller
Ben Stiller
(1 films)
Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(1 films)
Jeff Franklin
Jeff Franklin
(1 films)
Allen Covert
Allen Covert
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Tyra Banks (16 films)

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Actress

Life-Size 2, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Tyra Banks, Francia Raisa, Alison Fernandez, Shanica Knowles, Gavin Stenhouse, Perez Hilton
Roles Eve
Rating46% 2.3398852.3398852.3398852.3398852.339885
Grace Martin est la fille de l'ancienne directrice de Marathon Toys, un important fabriquant de jouets célèbre pour sa poupée mannequin, Eve. Mais depuis que sa mère est en prison, Grace en est la nouvelle directrice. Peu motivée, elle ne prend pas sa position en sérieux et cela, malgré le fait que l'entreprise soit dans une passe difficile.
Hannah Montana: The Movie, 1h42
Directed by Peter Chelsom
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles, Margo Martindale, Mitchel Musso
Roles Herself
Rating46% 2.3414052.3414052.3414052.3414052.341405
Miley Stewart (Miley Cyrus) is struggling with her alter-ego and her popularity as Hannah Montana and keeping her double-life a secret from the media, but Oswald Granger (Peter Gunn), a sneaky undercover journalist for celeb magazine BonChic, becomes suspicious and vows to uncover her secret for his boss Lucinda (Jane Parr). Later, Miley (as Hannah) ends up in a fight with Tyra Banks over a pair of shoes that she wanted to buy for Lilly (Emily Osment) as a birthday present. When Oswald secretly follows her limo to the party, Miley is forced to attend as Hannah instead of herself, resulting in the guests turning their attention to her instead of Lilly, especially when Hannah is accompanied by Steve Rushton and Days Difference in her performance of "Let's Get Crazy". Oliver Oken (Mitchel Musso) and Rico Suave (Moises Arias) try to stop Lilly from leaving, but the party is ruined by Rico's exploding "Happy Birthday Lilly" cake. Upset at Miley, Lilly accidentally tells Oswald that Hannah is from a place called Crowley Corners, Tennessee, not realizing that he is a journalist.
Tropic Thunder, 1h46
Directed by Ben Stiller
Origin USA
Genres War, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Military humor in film, Films about films
Actors Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Brandon T. Jackson, Jay Baruchel, Nick Nolte
Roles Tyra Banks
Rating70% 3.547373.547373.547373.547373.54737
Hook-handed Vietnam veteran Staff Sergeant John "Four Leaf" Tayback's (Nick Nolte) memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film. With the exception of newcomer supporting actor Kevin Sandusky (Jay Baruchel), the cast—fading action hero Tugg Speedman (Ben Stiller), five-time Academy Award-winning Australian method actor Kirk Lazarus (Robert Downey, Jr.), rapper Alpa Chino (Brandon T. Jackson), and drug-addicted comedian Jeff Portnoy (Jack Black)—behave unreasonably. Rookie director Damien Cockburn (Steve Coogan) cannot control them during filming of a large war scene, and production is reported to be one month behind schedule a mere week into production. Studio executive Les Grossman (Tom Cruise) orders Damien to resume filming as planned, or risk its cancellation.
Mr. Woodcock, 1h27
Directed by Craig Gillespie, David Dobkin
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Seann William Scott, Billy Bob Thornton, Ethan Suplee, Amy Poehler, Susan Sarandon, Melissa Sagemiller
Roles Self
Rating51% 2.5991352.5991352.5991352.5991352.599135
John Farley (Seann William Scott) is a successful self-help author who returns to his hometown in Nebraska to receive an award. Farley arrives at home and learns that his widowed mother Beverly (Susan Sarandon) is dating his former gym teacher Jasper Woodcock (Billy Bob Thornton). Farley disapproves of the relationship because he remembers Woodcock as an abusive bully.
Eight Crazy Nights, 1h13
Directed by Adam Sandler, Seth Kearsley
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about religion, Musical films, Films about Jews and Judaism
Actors Rob Schneider, Jackie Titone, Adam Sandler, Austin Stout, Serge Faliu, Patrice Dozier
Roles Victoria's Secret Gown (voice)
Rating52% 2.6491852.6491852.6491852.6491852.649185
In the small town of Dukesberry, New Hampshire, Davey Stone, a 33-year-old alcoholic troublemaker with a long criminal record, whose antics have long earned him the animosity of the town, is arrested for walking out on his bill at Mr. Chang's Chinese restaurant and, while attempting to evade arrest ("Davey's Song"), destroying a giant Menorah/Santa ice sculpture. Davey is about to be sentenced to jail time when Whitey Duvall, a 70-year-old volunteer referee from Davey's former basketball league, who is himself an outcast and joke of the town because of his slight senility and often disturbing, childlike tendencies, intervenes and comes forward at his trial. The judge, at Whitey's suggestion, sentences Davey to community service as a referee-in-training for Whitey's Youth Basketball League. Under the terms of the community service, if Davey commits a felony before his sentence is completed, he will be sentenced to ten years in prison.
Halloween: Resurrection, 1h30
Directed by Rick Rosenthal
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Horror, Slasher
Themes Films about television, Serial killer films, La téléréalité
Actors Busta Rhymes, Bianca Kajlich, Brad Loree, Thomas Ian Nicholas, Ryan Merriman, Sean Patrick Thomas
Roles Nora
Rating39% 1.958661.958661.958661.958661.95866
Three years after the events of the previous film, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) had been sent to a psychiatric hospital after it is revealed that she had beheaded a paramedic instead of her brother Michael Myers (Brad Loree); the paramedic had located the body of Myers in the dining hall of Laurie's school, Hillcrest Academy, after the paramedic tried to grab his mask, Myers attacked him, and crushed his larynx so he wouldn't cry out and forcefully switched clothing and his mask. As Laurie drives the coroner's van out of the school, Myers in the paramedic's clothing walks out of the school grounds and goes into hiding for the next three years.
Coyote Ugly, 1h40
Directed by David McNally
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Emily Blunt, Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, Maria Bello, Melanie Lynskey, Tyra Banks
Roles Zoe
Rating57% 2.8548652.8548652.8548652.8548652.854865
Violet Sanford (Piper Perabo) leaves her hometown of South Amboy, New Jersey, her father Bill (John Goodman), and best friend Gloria (Melanie Lynskey) to pursue her dreams of becoming a songwriter in nearby New York City. The pizza shop where she works has a wall covered with the autographs of employees that left, hoping to make it big, and Violet adds hers to the wall.
Love & Basketball, 2h4
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Themes Sports films, Basketball films
Actors Sanaa Lathan, Chris Warren Jr., Omar Epps, Dennis Haysbert, Debbi Morgan, Alfre Woodard
Roles Kyra Kessler
Rating72% 3.601493.601493.601493.601493.60149
Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) have wanted to be professional basketball stars since they were kids. Monica wanted to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, and wear Magic Johnson's number: 32, and Quincy wanted to be like his father and play for the Clippers. However, Monica has to work hard to establish herself, while Quincy was born with natural star potential. As the two struggle to reach their goals of playing professionally, they must also deal with their emotions for each other.
Life-Size
Life-Size (2000)
, 1h41
Directed by Mark Rosman
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Children's films
Actors Lindsay Lohan, Tyra Banks, Jere Burns, Anne Marie DeLuise, Garwin Sanford, Tom Butler
Roles Eve
Rating56% 2.8152552.8152552.8152552.8152552.815255
Casey Stuart (Lindsay Lohan), is a tomboy who is the quarterback of her school's 7th-grade football team. Since her mother died, she has been avoiding her old friends and arguing with a boy on her team. Wanting to bring her mother back to life, Casey finds a book of magic with a section on resurrecting the dead at a local book store. A successful resurrection will become permanent unless it is undone before sunset on the fourth day after it begins. However, since the book was expensive, she left all the money she had on the shelf in a glass compartment which is where the book was. Following the book's instructions, Casey collects artifacts from her mother's life, including strands of hair in her hairbrush. However, the resurrection is unwittingly sabotaged when Drew Mitchell (Anne Marie Loder), a woman who works with and is romantically interested in Casey's father Ben (Jere Burns), gives Casey an Eve doll. Eve is a plastic doll in the form of a beautiful young woman, manufactured by Marathon Toys. She has lots of accessories, including outfits appropriate to challenging careers such as law enforcement, medicine, and aerospace, and lives in Sunnyvale, "in the middle of America".
Love Stinks, 1h34
Directed by Jeff Franklin
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Bill Bellamy, Tyra Banks, Steve Hytner, Jason Bateman
Roles Holly Garnett
Rating57% 2.853172.853172.853172.853172.85317
Seth (Stewart), a sitcom writer-producer, meets Chelsea (Wilson), an interior decorator, at his best friend's (Bellamy) wedding. He's immediately sexually attracted to her while she's instantly attracted to his single-ness. They both ditch their wedding dates and start their own date that same night.
The Apartment Complex, 1h49
Directed by Tobe Hooper
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Chad Lowe, Tyra Banks, Fay Masterson, Obba Babatundé, Patrick Warburton, Amanda Plummer
Roles Neighbour
Rating53% 2.663292.663292.663292.663292.66329
The film involves a man named Stan who becomes the manager of an apartment complex with strange tenants, after the previous manager disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Things go downhill after he discovers a corpse in the complex's pool and is accused of murder. More bizarre events occur until he finds his life (and his sanity) in danger, and the tenants just may be his only hope.
Higher Learning, 2h7
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Films about racism, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Gangster films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Ice Cube, Jennifer Connelly, Laurence Fishburne, Cole Hauser
Roles Deja
Rating64% 3.2491753.2491753.2491753.2491753.249175
At Columbus University, a fictitious college in southern California, we first see Malik Williams (Omar Epps), a black man, Kristen Connor (Kristy Swanson), a white woman, and Remy (Michael Rapaport), another white man, at the opening freshman pep rally and as they are decorating their rooms. Malik and Kristen meet in the elevator, with the nervous Kristen shielding her purse and Malik seeing this and resenting it. There is a montage of each putting up pictures and posters in their rooms. Track star Malik goes to his first practice unprepared, and is chastised severely by the coach.

Production

Life-Size 2, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy
Themes Christmas films
Actors Tyra Banks, Francia Raisa, Alison Fernandez, Shanica Knowles, Gavin Stenhouse, Perez Hilton
Roles Executive Producer
Rating46% 2.3398852.3398852.3398852.3398852.339885
Grace Martin est la fille de l'ancienne directrice de Marathon Toys, un important fabriquant de jouets célèbre pour sa poupée mannequin, Eve. Mais depuis que sa mère est en prison, Grace en est la nouvelle directrice. Peu motivée, elle ne prend pas sa position en sérieux et cela, malgré le fait que l'entreprise soit dans une passe difficile.