Alanna Masterson

Alanna Masterson is an American actress, known for her role as Tara Chambler in the AMC television series The Walking Dead.

Early life

Masterson was born in New York City, to Carol Masterson and Joe Reaiche, a Lebanese-Australian former professional rugby league footballer with the Sydney Roosters and the South Sydney Rabbitohs. She is the younger sister to her brother, Jordan Masterson, and two half-brothers, Danny Masterson and Christopher Masterson. The family later relocated to Los Angeles. She grew up around and was influenced by her older brothers who both starred in popular television shows in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Masterson's passion for acting came from spending a lot of time on set with her brothers and seeing the filming process.


Masterson has portrayed Tara Chambler on the AMC TV series The Walking Dead, beginning in the show's fourth season. Masterson was promoted to a series regular for the fifth season and was added to the main credits in the seventh season. Additionally, she had a recurring role in the fourth season of the ABC series Mistresses.

Personal life

On November 4, 2015, Masterson gave birth to daughter Marlowe, with Brick Stowell.
Masterson and her brothers are Scientologists and are estranged from her father, due to Scientology's Disconnection policy, also making him a Suppressive Person against the church and its members.


19941995The Young and RestlessColleen Carlton2 Episodes
2001Definitely MaybeGuest role
2006Malcolm in the MiddleHeidiGuest role
2008GreekAlannaGuest role
2009Zoe McCarthyGuest role
2009Grey's AnatomyHillary BoydGuest role
2010First DayAbbyMain role, 7 episodes
2012Park It UpBrendaGuest role
2013–2019The Walking DeadTara ChamblerRecurring
Also starring
56 episodes
2014Men at WorkMopey Hipster GirlMain role
2014–2019Talking DeadHerselfGuest, 11 episodes
2018YoungerKiara JohnsonRecurring