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Look Out HollywoodLifers, Tanna Frederick Is An Actress On The Rise

Tue, May 7, 2013 12:48pm EDT by Russ Weakland 1 Comment
Tanna Frederick

Tanna Frederick may not be a household name yet but if she continues the acting work she has done so far and you see her tremendous work in action, she’ll be a household name in a heartbeat!

Tanna Frederick is a tremendous actress that everyone should know more about and she is proving herself day after day with some amazing acting that everyone should see!

Tanna is an actress that is slowly taking over Hollywood with great roles on film and stage. Check out what you may be missing!

Tanna Frederick’s Current Projects & Future Work To Look Out For!

She is currently starring in the hit play “The Rainmaker” at the Edgemar Theater in Santa Monica .The Los Angeles Times gave it Critics Choice and said “The standout of this terrific cast is Tanna Frederick’s acerbically yearning Lizzie. Plain as mud in the early scenes, Frederick lets down her hair with Starbuck – and, by some magic of theatrical alchemy, becomes a genuine beauty. It’s a transformation not to be missed.”

She also stars in Henry Jaglom’s romantic comedy “The M Word” coming out this fall and “Garner, Iowa” out this October. This is her first production under Project Cornlight venture that aims to develop Iowa-based films and other projects showcasing Iowa.

She starts filming Jaglom’s “Running Lucid” (about running) in July and “the dark comedy “Just Beautiful” in the fall.

Frederick starred opposite Noah Wyle in Henry Jaglom’s 2010 romantic comedy “Queen of the Lot.” She played Maggie Chase, as actress desperate to claw her way off the B-list of action films into major movie stardom. Frederick’s performance in her first feature with Jaglom, “Hollywood Dreams,” earned her Best Actress at WorldFest Houston, Montana International Film Festival, Fargo Film Festival and the Wild Rose Film Festival. The film took Best Picture honors at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival and to Best Comedy at WorldFest Houston. She was named Method Fest’s “Performer to Watch” and has also received the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival’s “Maverick” Award.

Tanna Frederick’s Off-Screen Accomplishments

Off-screen, Frederick has proved just as driven and talented. A fitness aficionado who runs daily, Frederick ranked 52nd out of 1,321 women in her division in the LA Marathon in 2010. She is a second-degree Tae Kwon Do blackbelt and a passionate surfer. She founded “Project Save Our Surf,” an annual surfing event that benefits oceans and clean water initiatives. She is also founder of the Iowa Film Festival, which debuted successfully five years ago and has tripled in size. Frederick’s latest venture is Project Cornlight, which aims to develop Iowa-based films and other projects showcasing Iowa talent. She was recently named the recipient of the University of Iowa’s Distinguished Alumni Award for 2012.

So HollywoodLifers, Make sure you check out Tanna in all her current and past projects, you may just find your new favorite actress!

Russ Weakland