Born in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA on November 8, 1975. She got her career start at six, when she appeared on a children's game show called "Child's Play" (1982). Later, she appeared in commercials for Jell-O, McDonald's, and Crayola. She attended the Professional Children's School in New York City. Her classmates included Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jerry O'Connell, Macaulay Culkin, and Ben Taylor. After several career moves, she became known after her role as Bunny, in The Big Lebowski (1998).
Grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Her brother, Tommy Reid, is also in the entertainment industry and has his own production company.
Dated (and was engaged to) Carson Daly [2000 - 2001]
Auditioned for the role of Mary Jane in Spider-Man (2002).
First person to appear on multiple covers of "Maxim" magazine
Has her own production company called 'Hi Happy Films'
Tara Reid suffered from a brief bout of anorexia nervosa following her upsetting and traumatic breakup with MTV DJ Carson Daly (they had been engaged). This coincided with the filming of American Pie 2 (2001), which is why Ms. Reid appeared gaunt in several scenes (primarily those that were reshoots), as well as at the premiere of the film. Her illness ended in late 2001, when she began filming National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002).
Her brother Patrick runs a clothing store "Patrick Reid" located in Santa Monica, California. Tara serves as fashion consultant.
Dating Baltimore Ravens starting quarterback Kyle Boller.
Was New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady's guest at the opening game of the 2002 NFL Season.
Ranked #49 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Is a Philadelphia Eagles fan.
Of Irish, Italian, French, Hungarian, and English descent.
Originally, she was to play a part in the film Valentine (2001), but the film switched companies from Artisan to Warner Brothers and Tara was replaced by Marley Shelton.
Good friends with Paris Hilton
Was once considered as Hollywood's ultimate Party girl.
Along with Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Bijou Phillips, Kimberly Stewart, Lindsay Lohan & Kimberly Kardashian, she is one of Hollywood's most famous party girls.
Went to high school with Constantine Maroulis from American Idol, finalist from American Idol - Season 4
Had a dog named Tequilla
Sister of Colleen Reid.
Named #43 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Was featured as #4 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
Fan of Chelsea FC (England soccer club).
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