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Talented actress who wrote, edited, directed her first film at 17



Tania Raymonde is a name that has become synonymous with versatility, talent, and passion. From her humble beginnings to her rise in the entertainment industry, Raymonde’s journey is a testament to her dedication and unwavering commitment.

Her talent comes as no surprise as she wrote, edited and directed her first short film at the age of 17. So, fans have come to expect excellence from her every time she steps on the big screen.

Tania Raymonde

Tania Raymonde biography

Born in 1988 as Tania Raymonde Helen Katz, the actress adopted her first two names for the big screen. Raymonde’s background is a fusion of Jewish American and French Catholic cultures. Her father’s roots trace back to Polish-Jewish descent, while her mother comes from the island of Corsica, in France.

The California native attended a French school, Lycée Français de Los Angeles, during her childhood. 

Raymonde’s step into the world of acting was ignited by a seemingly ordinary event – a school play in her fourth grade. Playing the role of “Dorothy” in the play due to a twist of fate, her talent shone through and it set her on a path she was destined to follow. Soon after, her appearance in television shows marked the beginning of her professional acting career.

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Tania Raymonde career

Raymonde’s first step into television was in the episode “Syd in Wonderland” of the TV series, Providence. Her portrayal of “Alice/Young Syd” showcased her talent. Following this, she made appearances on various TV shows, including The Brothers Garcia, The Nightmare Room, That’s So Raven, The Guardian, Medium, Malcolm in the Middle, and NCIS

Raymonde’s transition from television to film was marked by her appearance in her first feature film, Children on Their Birthdays (2002). Notably, she also took on the role of “Lauren O’Keefe” in the sitcom The O’Keefes in 2003, showcasing her comedic prowess.

One of Raymonde’s most recognisable roles was her portrayal of “Alex Rousseau” in the ABC drama, Lost. Her character, the adopted daughter of “Benjamin Linus” (played by Michael Emerson), added depth and intrigue to the series. 

Her filmography expanded to encompass a range of projects. She appeared in films such as The Garage (2006), The Other Side of the Tracks (2008), Japan (2008), Chasing 3000 (2008) and Elsewhere (2009). She got a recurring role in the Starz series, Crash. She also left a lasting impression as “Frankie Rafferty” in season 6 of Cold Case and the NBC series, Chicago Fire

Another memorable portrayal was her role as “Jodi Arias”, the convicted murderer, in the movie Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013).

Tania Raymonde face

Raymonde’s creativity extended beyond acting, as evidenced by her endeavour as a filmmaker. At the age of 17, she took on the roles of writer, editor and director for the short film, Cell Division.

From 2016 to 2021, Raymonde’s career soared to new heights as she starred alongside Billy Bob Thornton in the Golden Globe-winning Amazon series, Goliath. Her performance in this acclaimed series showcased her ability to tackle complex characters and narratives with finesse.

Aside from acting, she has always appeared in several music videos over the years. The Cold Case star has made an appearance in Maroon 5’s music video for Won’t Go Home Without You, I Couldn’t Love You by Cursive, Red Alert by Arshad Aslam, Killing Days and Living Nights by Keram Malicki Sanchez.

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Tania Raymonde movies

Raymonde’s movies include: 

  • Providence (2000)
  • The Brothers Garcia (2000)
  • Malcolm in the Middle (2000-2002)
  • The Nightmare Room (2001)
  • Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
  • That’s So Raven (2003)
  • The O’Keeffe (2003)
  • The Guardian (2003)
  • NCIS (2005)
  • Medium (2006)
  • Lost (2006-2010)
  • The Garage (2006)
  • Japan (2008)
  • The Cleaner (2008)
  • CSI: NY (2008)
  • Foreign Exchange (2008)
  • The Other Side of the Tracks (2008)
  • Coke Case (2008-2010)
  • Bones (2009)
  • Crash (2009)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2009)
  • Goodsam and Max (2009)
  • Elsewhere (2009)
  • The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle (2009)
  • Wild Cherry (2009)
  • Still Waiting… (2009)
  • The Forgotten (2010)
  • Look: The Series (2010)
  • The Other Side of the Tracks (2010)
  • Chasing 3000 (2010)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2011)
  • Death Valley (2011)
  • Chillerama (2011)
  • Losers Take All (2011)
  • Trophy Kids (2011)
  • 90210 (2012)
  • Switched at Birth (2012)
  • Crazy Eyes (2012)
  • Blue Like Jazz (2012)
  • Hatching Max (2012)
  • Chicago Fire (2013)
  • Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013)
  • Texas Chainsaw (2013)
  • Intelligence (2014)
  • The Big Bang Theory (2014)
  • Manson Girls (2014)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2015)
  • The Last Ship (2015-2016)
  • Goliath (2016-2021)
  • Dirty Lies (2017)
  • Cliffs of Freedom (2019)
  • Deep Blue Sea 3 (2020)
  • Futra Days (2022)
  • S.W.A.T (2023)
  • NCIS (2023)

Tania Raymonde’s net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Raymonde’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Tania Raymonde family

Behind every successful individual lies a supportive and loving family and Raymonde is no exception. The actress’s family holds a special place in her heart, with her parents, Anne-Marie and Jon Katz, being pillars of her life.

Raymonde’s connection to her roots is deeply intertwined with the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Renowned for its enchanting blend of French and Italian culture, Corsica holds more than just natural beauty for Raymonde – it is a piece of her family’s history. Her mother, Anne-Marie, is a native of Corsica, adding a personal touch to the island’s allure. To this day, Tania maintains strong ties to her Corsican heritage as her family members, including her grandmother, reside there.

Tania Raymonde with her family at dinner

Tania Raymonde age

Raymonde was born on March 22, 1988. She is 35 years old as of 2023.

Tania Raymonde now

In 2023, Tania Raymonde graced the screens by starring in one-episode stints of S.W.A.T. and NCIS, once again proving her adaptability and knack for leaving an impression.

Tania Raymonde rocking bikini


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