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Tahj Mowry




May 17, 1986 (age 27)


Actor, singer

Years Active


Tahj Dayton Mowry plays Tucker Dobbs in the ABC series, Baby Daddy.

Personal life

Mowry was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Darlene (née Flowers), who manages her children's careers, and Timothy Mowry, a police officer in California.[1] His mother is Bahamian American and his father is English American; the two met during high school in Miami and later both enlisted in the military, becoming NCOs. He is the younger brother of identical twin sisters Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. He also has a younger brother, Tavior Mowry. He played varsity football at Westlake High School in California, and one season of football at Savannah State University and the University of Wyoming. He has also attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where his sisters Tia and Tamera both graduated.[2]


Mowry starred and is perhaps best known as T.J. Henderson, a child prodigy, on the sitcom Smart Guy. He played Teddy on the sitcom Full House. He also appeared in Disney Channel moviessuch as Hounded and The Poof Point. He had a guest role on the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and in a Star Trek: Voyager episode entitled "Innocence". Mowry appeared in the movie Are We Done Yet? as Danny Pulu and in Seventeen Again as Willie Donovan.[5] Mowry also had an appearance in one episode in the fourth season of Desperate Housewives.[3]

Mowry performed the voice of Wade in the Disney Channel animated series Kim Possible. Mowry sang "Shine Your Light On Me" for School's Out! Christmas and Circle of Life for the Disney Channel Circle of Stars recording of The Lion King. Currently Tahj is recording music. He was featured on a single called "Kick It Out" with Boom Boom Satellites and Flo-Rida.

He is currently starring as Tucker Dobbs in the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy. The half-hour sitcom premiered June 20, 2012.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Rappin' N' Rhymin' Himself
1994 Disney Sing Along Songs: Let's Go to the Circus Kid Clown
1999 We Wish You a Merry Christmas Ollie
2000 Seventeen Again Willie Donovan
2001 Hounded Jay Martin
2001 The Poof Point Eddie Ballard
2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Wade Load Voice
2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama Wade Load Voice
2007 Are We Done Yet? Danny Pulu


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Who's the Boss? Greg Episode: "Who's Minding the Kid?"
1991–1995 Full House Teddy 13 episodes
1992–1993 Out All Night Shavon 5 episodes
1993 Where I Live Jimmy Episode: "The Terminator"
1994 Sonic the Hedgehog Young Sonic (voice) 13 episodes
1994–1997 Sister, Sister Cousin Tahj, Sammy, & T.J. Henderson 3 episodes
1995 Timon & Pumbaa Nefu (Voice) Episode: "Unlucky in Lesotho/Rafiki Fables: Rafiki's Apprentice"
1996 Star Trek: Voyager Corin Episode: "Innocence"
1996 Minor Adjustments Kenny Episode: "A Christmas Story"
1996 Friends Kid Episode: "The One After the Superbowl (Part one)"
1997–1999 Smart Guy T.J. Henderson 51 episodes
2002–2007 Kim Possible Wade Load (voice) 86 episodes
2006 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Brandon Episode: "Scary Movie"
2006–2009 The Game Cameron Barnett 3 episodes
2007 Desperate Housewives Matt Episode: "Smiles of a Summer Night"
2012–present Baby Daddy Tucker Dobbs


Year Result Award Category Nominated Work
1992 Nominated Young Artist Awards Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor Under 10 Full House
1998 Nominated Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series: Leading Young Performer Smart Guy
Nominated YoungStar Awards Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Comedy TV Series
1999 Nominated Image Awards Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
2000 Nominated Image Awards Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
2001 Nominated Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy): Supporting Young Actor Seventeen Again


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