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Impactful Women: Process & Collaboration with Tamlyn Tomita & Cheryl Lewis
May 7 | 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm PDTFree – $35
Women in Media and Impact24 PR proudly present an exciting series of live digital panels spotlighting women behind-the-scenes of popular film and television projects! Together, they sit down to discuss their craft and how they are champions for change in the entertainment industry.
The second installment of our series takes us in front of the camera with actress Tamlyn Tomita (Star Trek: Picard, Quantum Leap) and stunt performer Cheryl Lewis (Wonder Woman 1984, Captain America: Civil War, Gotham, OITNB). Moderated by Women In Media executive director, Tema Staig.
About our guests:
Cheryl Lewis is a unique, multi-discipline performer on the stage and screen, member of SAG-AFTRA/AEA/AGVA/AGMA. She is a stunt performer, martial artist, fight choreographer, action designer, actor, dancer, circus aerialist and puppeteer. Cheryl background is in varsity sports (volleyball, softball, cheerleading & gymnastic). She transitioned into becoming a professional dancer and circus aerialist, performing all over the USA, in Thailand, Dubai and Osaka, Japan. Cheryl is a martial artist with training in Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu and Kendo. All of her training and skill sets made the transition into stunts a natural one. Cheryl is experienced in car hits, high falls, wire work, fire burns, fights, weapons (martial arts & tactical). Cheryl is a member of the United Stuntwomen’s Association. Women In Media Crew List Profile.
Tamlyn Tomita is an Okinawan/Japanese/Filipina-American actress with a career spanning over three decades. She made her screen debut in “The Karate Kid Part II” as Kimuko, the love interest of Ralph Macchio’s Daniel LaRusso. She held leading and supporting roles in the films “Come See the Paradise”, “The Joy Luck Club”, “Picture Bride”, and “Four Rooms”. She can currently be seen as Commodore Oh in CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Picard” and as Allegra Aoki in ABC’s “The Good Doctor”.
Tamlyn has played in independent films and other foreign and Hollywood productions such as “The Day After Tomorrow”, “The Eye”, “Tekken”, the Brazilian drama “Gaijin 2:Love Me As I am”; “Robot Stories”, “Only the Brave”, “Real Artists”, “The Ningyo”, “First World Problems”, “The Unbidden”, “Daddy”, and “Operation: Marriage.”
Over her career, Tamlyn has also appeared in several TV productions including: “Quantum Leap”; “Living Single”; “Highlander”, “Murder, She Wrote”, “Chicago Hope”, “Will & Grace”, “The Shield”, “Strong Medicine”, “The Mentalist”, “Women’s Murder Club”, “Monk”, “Private Practice”, “Zoo”,” CSI:Miami”, “Touch”, “Criminal Minds”, “NCIS: Los Angeles”, “Bones”, and “Counterpart” among other dramas and comedies. She has appeared in recurring roles on the soap operas “Santa Barbara”, “General Hospital” and “Days of Our Lives”. She also have had recurring roles on shows including: “Crossing Jordan”, “24”; “Eureka”, “Heroes”, “Glee”, “Resurrection”, “Chasing Life”, “True Blood”, “How to Get Away with Murder” and most recently, Amazon’s “The Man in the High Castle”. She was a series regular appearing on the “The Burning Zone”; and the Epix drama series “Berlin Station”, Tamlyn will be seen in a yet-announced series in spring 2020.
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