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Jenna Lee Dewan-Tatum (née Dewan; born December 3, 1980) is an American actress and dancer. She began her career as a background dancer for artists including Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson, and Christina Aguilera. She is best known for her role as Nora in the film Step Up. She has also appeared in the short-lived NBC series The Playboy Club and had a recurring role on the FX series American Horror Story: Asylum. Dewan-Tatum has been married to actor Channing Tatum since 2009 and currently stars on the Lifetime series Witches of East End.

Dewan-Tatum was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Nancy Bursch Smith (née Bursch) and Darryll Dewan, who was a running back on the 1972 Notre Dame football team. Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent and her mother is of German and English ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother remarried Claude Brooks Smith. During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Dewan-Tatum was a varsity cheerleader. She graduated in 1999 and was voted prom queen her senior year. She went to University of Southern California and was a member of the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenna Dewan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jenna Lee Dewan-Tatum (née Dewan; born December 3, 1980) is an American actress and dancer. She began her career as a background dancer for artists including Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson, and Christina Aguilera. She is best known for her role as Nora in the film Step Up. She has also appeared in the short-lived NBC series The Playboy Club and had a recurring role on the FX series American Horror Story: Asylum. Dewan-Tatum has been married to actor Channing Tatum since 2009 and currently stars on the Lifetime series Witches of East End.

Dewan-Tatum was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Nancy Bursch Smith (née Bursch) and Darryll Dewan, who was a running back on the 1972 Notre Dame football team. Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent and her mother is of German and English ancestry. Her parents divorced when she was young and her mother remarried Claude Brooks Smith. During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Dewan-Tatum was a varsity cheerleader. She graduated in 1999 and was voted prom queen her senior year. She went to University of Southern California and was a member of the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenna Dewan, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 28

Birthday 1980-12-03

Place of Birth Hartford - Connecticut - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Jenna Dewan Tatum
  • Jenna Dewan-Tatum
  • Jenna Lee Dewan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Wedding Year
2019 Berlin, I Love You
2017 World of Dance (35 episodes) as Jenna Dewan
2015 Supergirl (15 episodes) as Lucy Lane
2015 Lip Sync Battle (1 episode) as Herself
2013 Witches of East End (23 episodes) as Freya Beauchamp
2013 Slightly Single in L.A. as Hallie
2012 She Made Them Do It as Sarah
2011 Setup as Mia
2011 American Horror Story (5 episodes) as Teresa Morrison
2011 The Playboy Club (6 episodes)
2011 10 Years as Jess
2011 Balls to the Wall as Rachel Matthews
2011 The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy as Katherine Prescott
2010 Falling Awake as Alessandra
2009 Melrose Place (1 episode)
2009 The Jerk Theory as Molly
2009 The Six Wives of Henry Lefay as Sarah Jane
2008 Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal as Emma Carr
2008 Love Lies Bleeding as Amber
2006 The Grudge 2 as Sally
2006 Step Up as Nora Clark
2006 Take the Lead as Sasha
2005 Tamara as Tamara Riley
2004 Joey (1 episode)
2004 Quintuplets (1 episode)
2002 Janet: Live in Hawaii as Dancer

Production

2011 Earth Made of Glass Executive Producer

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