Tamir Yardenne was born in the Bronx and started his professional acting career with the prestigious Negro Ensemble Company in New York while still attending school at New York University Tisch School of The Arts, where he received his BFA. After working on the New York stage for a few years Tamir was offered the starring role in Sartre's No Exit in London where he received rave reviews.
Tamir is now living in Los Angeles and can be seen starring with Jada Pinkett Smith on Hawthorne as Vernon. His past television guest spots include, Dexter, NYPD Blue, The Young and the Restless, The Pretender, Ghost Stories, That's Life, New York Undercover and All My Children. Tamir wants to thank Marc-Anthony his bulldog for his unconditional love.