As a teenager, Tamir worked in musical theatre in upstate New York and on Cape Cod, singing and dancing in summer stock theatre at Bucks County Playhouse, Woodstock Playhouse and the Falmouth Playhouse. He performed in the chorus of “My One And Only” and “West Side Story”. Tamir was given a scholarship to attend the prestigious New York University Tisch School of The Arts, where he received his BFA.

While attending New York University he was asked to join the Negro Ensemble Company, where he performed several Off-Off Broadway productions. He traveled to London to do Satre’s “No Exit”, where he received rave reviews. Tamir is now working 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”.

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