Born February 7, 1985 in Westlake, California. She graduated high school at age 15.
Tina’s career began in national commercials but she soon landed a role as Sophie on the sitcom Camp Wilder. She played a memorable role as Deb along star John Heder in Napoleon Dynamite (2004) where she peddles 75% off Glamour Shots by Deb and home-woven handicrafts. That same year, she landed a recurring role as Mac on Veronica Mars. She’s had a number of recurring roles since including Addy Fisher on The Deep End, Heather Tuttle on Big Love, Special Agent Shaw on Bones, Molly on True Blood, and Dr. Heather Brooks on Grey’s Anatomy.
She stars in the music video for Pink’s hit single “Fuckin’ Perfect”.
She has a black belt in the Korean martial art Tang Soo Do and is a trained opera singer.
Awards and Nominations
1993 Young Artist Award for Outstanding Actress Under Ten in a Television Series (Camp Wilder) – Nominated
1995 Young Artist Award for Best Performance by an Actress Under Ten in a Motion Picture (Andre) – Nominated
1998 Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series – Supporting Young Actress (Before Women Had Wings) – Nominated
1998 YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Miniseries/Made-for-TV Movie (Before Women Had Wings) – Nominated
1999 YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Mini-Series/Made-for-TV Film (Alice in Wonderland) – Nominated
2005 Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Love Scene (Napoleon Dynamite) – Nominated
- “California, Birth Index, 1905-1995.” FamilySearch. Tina Marie Majorino, 1985.
- “P!nk – F**kin’ Perfect.” YouTube. Web. 19 Jan. 2011.