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Tia Carrere

Tia Carrere Tia Carrere was born on January 2, 1967 and he is an American actress, model, and singer.

Biography and Career

Tia Carrere was born on January 2, 1967 in Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the daughter of Audrey Duhinio Janairo and Alexander Janairo. She is of Spanish, Chinese and Filipino descent. She is an American actress, model, and singer, widely known for her role as Cassandra in the feature films Wayne's World.

Carrere attended Sacred Hearts Academy, a girls school. Carrere longed to be a singer as a child. Although she was eliminated during the first round of her 1985 Star Search appearance at the age of 17 she was spotted by the parents of a local producer while shopping at a Waikiki grocery store and was cast in the movie Aloha Summer.

Foll owing this initial success, Carrere returned to Los Angeles and after working several months as a model, got a first ever role in the U.S. TV series Airwolf in early 1985. Her first major break though was in the daytime soap opera General Hospital. She played the role of Jade Soong Chung from 1985 to 1987.

She also had a guest appearance on The A-Team, which was supposed to lead to her joining the cast. Unfortunately, her General Hospital obligations prevented her from joining the team. Her character was dropped after one episode, and was never mentioned again. She also made guest appearances on various shows, MacGyver.

She also emerged into the public spotlight when cast as Cassandra, a rock singer and love interest of Mike Myers' character Wayne in Wayne's World in 1992. The role was reprised next year in Wayne's World 2.

A trained singer, Carrere performed all of her own songs in the two films and the Wayne's World soundtrack features her vocals. She turned down a role in Baywatch to audition for Wayne's World. In 1992 People magazine named her to the 50 most beautiful people list.

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Birth Name: Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo
Birth: January 2, 1967

Why do we like Tia Carrere?

We like her because she is a talented Actress, Model, and Singer.

Why is Tia Carrere Famous?

She is famous because of her singing, acting and modeling.
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American expatriates in Canada
American female singers
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American pop singers
American television actors
American voice actors
American people of Chinese descent
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American people of Filipino descent
American people of Spanish descent
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Aloha Summer
Fatal Mission
Instant Karma
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
Showdown in Little Tokyo
Little Sister
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Rising Sun
Hostile Intentions
True Lies
Jury Duty
The Immortals
High School High
Hollow Point
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Category: Actresses  - ( Actresses Archive)

Date Added: 02 August '13

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