Alanna Masterson is an American actress, known for her role as Tara Chambler in the AMC television series The Walking Dead.
Early lifeMasterson 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.
CareerMasterson 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 lifeOn 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.
|19941995||The Young and Restless||Colleen Carlton||2 Episodes|
|2001||Definitely Maybe||Guest role|
|2006||Malcolm in the Middle||Heidi||Guest role|
|2009||Zoe McCarthy||Guest role|
|2009||Grey's Anatomy||Hillary Boyd||Guest role|
|2010||First Day||Abby||Main role, 7 episodes|
|2012||Park It Up||Brenda||Guest role|
|2013–2019||The Walking Dead||Tara Chambler||Recurring |
|2014||Men at Work||Mopey Hipster Girl||Main role|
|2014–2019||Talking Dead||Herself||Guest, 11 episodes|