Tamera Mowry is an American actress best known for her role in the television series Sister, Sister, co-starring with her real life twin sister Tia; and for her role as Dr. Kayla Thornton in the medical drama Strong Medicine.
Mowry starred opposite her twin sister, Tia, in Sister, Sister from 1994 to 1999. The sisters portrayed identical twins who were separated at birth and later met by chance as teenagers.
Mowry earned three Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, an NAACP Image Award nomination, as well as four Young Artist Award nominations for the role of Tamera Anne Campbell.
Mowry's television credits also include Full House, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, True Colors and Smart Guy, among others.
Since the conclusion of Sister, Sister, she has ventured into feature films with appearances in The Hot Chick, Hollywood Horror, Seventeen Again and Something to Think About.
A graduate from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Mowry works with numerous charitable organizations such as KidsPeace, D.A.R.E., the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Cure 2000 for Leukemia and Diabetes, and the Elizabeth Glaser AIDS Foundation.
Mowry was born in West Germany and raised in Honolulu.
In 2011 Tamera began starring with her sister in the docu-reality series Tia & Tamera.