Meet Tamara Hurwitz: An Untold Truth of American Actor Bill Pullman’s Wife

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Meet Tamara Hurwitz: An Untold Truth of American Actor Bill Pullman’s Wife
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Tamara Hurwitz is an American modern dancer and performer who has performed with several recognized institutions like Jose Limon Dance Company (New York), Pacific Dance Ensemble (Oregon), and others. Apart from her profession, she is more in the spotlight as a wife of American actor Bill Pullman.

Her husband is a popular actor known for his movies like Spaceballs (1987), The Serpent and rainbow, and While You Were Sleeping (1995). The couple are married for over 35 years and still happily living together as a couple. Well, being married for such a long time, does the couple have children together?

Today, this article will talk about Bill Pullman’s beloved wife, Tamara Hurwitz including her age, education, her wide career as a dancer and actress, children, husband, net worth, and many more.

How Old Is Tamara Hurwitz? Know Her Birthday, Parents, And Wiki

Tamara (aka Tamara Pullman) is 52 years of age as of 2022. She was born on the 7th of January 1970 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was raised by her parents in an artistic environment as her father was an art educator and painter.

Coming up to 2022, both of her parents have left the world. Her father died in the year 2012 at the age of 91 in Los Angeles at an art gallery while her mother died after two years of her husband’s death.

Besides, she is American as per her nationality and has the birth sign Capricorn. Tamara belongs to a mixed ethnical race of Norwegian descent, as both of her parents are originally from Norwegia.

Her Educational Details

Talking about her academic excellence, she studied dance at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She was a UMass dance student who also used to perform in a theatre at the time.

Tamara Hurwitz Is A Professional Dancer For Three Decades

As we mentioned earlier, she majored in dance. She began her career in dancing after completing her university studies around the 80s. Since the 1980s, she has been collaborating in creating art and dancing with her friend named Tracy Penfield, a regional dance and fiber artist.

Over the course of her career, alongside dance artist Tracy, she has performed in collaboration with various dance groups like Jose Limon Dance Company in New York, Pacific Dance Ensemble in Oregon, and Rosanna Gamson Worldwide in Los Angeles.

Tamara Hurwitz is an accomplished dancer
Tamara Hurwitz, a dance artist while performing on a stage

But, throughout her dancing career, ‘Passing‘, the dance form with music work that represents the veil between this world and the next, was her big project inspired by her parents. She prepared it in collaboration with her long-term co-dancer, Penfield, which took almost five years to be fully developed. It premiered on April 28, 2018, at Randolph’s Chandler Center of arts.

She Is Also A Dance Educator and Choreographer

With her wide experience as a dancer, she also teaches dance. She has organized classes and has taught dancing in dance conservatories, rural storefronts, and urban YMCAs. Further, Tamara has also choreographed the project The Challenging directed by her husband, Bill.

Tamara Is Also An Actor

Before diving into acting, she used to do theatre at her University. Later alongside her incredible dancing career, she also did a handful of roles in documentaries titled The Fruit Hunters, and Parables of War alongside her spouse.

Prior to that, around the 80s, she acted in the play, Molière Impromptu, made under the direction of her university mentor Ed Golden.

Tamara Hurwitz Is Married To Bill Pullman: How Did They Meet?

As of 2022, Tamara is a married woman for 35 years. On January 3, 1987, Tamara tied the knot with her University mate Bill Pullman. Both of them was a student at the University of  Massachusetts Amherst and at a time, both the future husband-wife duo were under the mentorship of Professor Emeritus Ed Golden.

Tamara Hurwitz is married for three decades to her husband Bill Pullman
Tamara Hurwitz and her husband Bill Pullman

In the meantime, Professor Golden directed a play Molière Impromptu. In this play, Tamara and Bill played a husband-wife. During that play, the now-married couple met for the first time. After that, they started seeing each other and after 7 years of dating, they took their relationship to a new level by sharing a vow. Till today, the couple is happily together.

What Is The Reason Behind Their Long-Lived Marriage?

Regarding their long-lasting married life, Tamara’s husband, Bill talked to People in 2020 and revealed the secret behind such healthy married life. He said,

“I think it’s putting our hands in the dirt; it’s parallel play of digging and planting. We spend a lot of time outdoors together. A lot of time at the ranch, so we enjoy those similar things, “It’s helped keeping in tune with each other.”

Looking at the statement, we can say that the couple has shown enough effort to stay in tune with one another.

Tamara’s Husband, Bill Pullman Is An Award-Winning Actor: His Short Bio

Born ‘William Pullman’ on December 17, 1953, in Hornell, New York, he grew up with the aim to be an actor one day. With that dream, he graduated with a Master of Fine Arts and decided to pursue his career in the American Entertainment Industry. He began with the film and made his debut in the 1986 movie Ruthless People.

Following his debut, Tamara’s partner started appearing in movies and TV series like A League of Their Own, Malice, The FavorCrazy in Love, Fallen Angels, and many more. Side by side, he also worked as a stage actor and performed in a play like Oleanna, All My Sons, Mand House, and others.

For his wide acting career, talent, and his contribution, Pullman is honored with several Awards and nominations. He won the Awards like Western Heritage Awards, Riverrun International Film Festival, Denver International Film Festival, and a few others.

Tamara Hurwitz Has Three Children

In her 3 decades of marriage to her husband, she gave birth to 3 children. She is a mother of a daughter named Maesa Pullman and 2 sons named Jack Pullman and Lewis Pullman.

Tamara Hurwitz is a mother of three children
Tamara Hurwitz with her 3 children and husband

Maesa is her first child who was born in the year 1988 and is 34 years of age as of 2022. She is now a singer and songwriter known for her album Whippoorwill. Further, she is also known for Indigo Valley (2020), Terror on the Prairie (2022), and Operator (2016).

Likewise, Tamara welcomed her first son Jack in 1989 which made him 33 years in 2022. He once came into the spotlight after he was arrested on the charge of assaulting a police officer.

Her youngest son, Lewis was born on January 29, 1993, in Los Angeles. He is now 28 years old and is an American actor as per his profession.

Tamara Hurwitz Social Media Handles

Talking about her presence on social media, she is active on her private Instagram account under the username @tamararhurwitz with 198 followers. Further, she also has a Twitter account under the username @tamara_hurwitz with 11 followers.

Tamara’s Net Worth

As per reports, she has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022. Her major source of income is her dancing career. On the other side, her famous husband, Bill Pullman has a fortune of $20 million.

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