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Ian Ziering and Mark McGrath star in 'Sharknado 2: The Second One' clip

Ian Ziering and Mark McGrath star in 'Sharknado 2: The Second One' clip

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) --Sharks try to take the express train on New York City's subway in a clip from the film "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Aileen Graef
Tara Reid, Ian Ziering star in first trailer for 'Sharknado 2'

Tara Reid, Ian Ziering star in first trailer for 'Sharknado 2'

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) --Tara Reid and Ian Ziering return to battle man-eating sharks, this time in New York City, in SyFy channel's followup to "Sharknado."
Annie Martin
Tara Reid shares bikini photo after Jason Biggs comments about her body

Tara Reid shares bikini photo after Jason Biggs comments about her body

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) --Tara Reid did not respond to Jason Bigg's comments that he doesn't "know what's going on" with her body. Instead, the actress took to Instagram to show him.
Veronica Linares
'Sharknado 3' ordered by SyFy before 'Sharknado 2' premieres

'Sharknado 3' ordered by SyFy before 'Sharknado 2' premieres

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- SyFy has ordered a third installment of its horror flick "Sharknado."
Veronica Linares
Al Roker and Matt Lauer will make cameos in 'Sharknado 2'

Al Roker and Matt Lauer will make cameos in 'Sharknado 2'

April 2 (UPI) -- Al Roker and Matt Lauer will make cameo appearances in the upcoming film "Sharknado 2."
Annie Martn
Tara Reid says she once kissed Tom Brady

Tara Reid says she once kissed Tom Brady

March 27 (UPI) -- "Sharknado" star Tara Reid opened up about the celebrities she had kissed while playing "60 Seconds of Kiss" during an Australian radio show Wednesday.
Veronica Linares
'Sharknado 2' will premiere on July 31

'Sharknado 2' will premiere on July 31

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- The sequel to unexpected hit 'Sharknado' will debut on SyFy Thursday, July 31.
Annie Martin
Vivica A. Fox, Andy Dick land 'Sharknado 2' roles

Vivica A. Fox, Andy Dick land 'Sharknado 2' roles

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath, Kelly Osbourne, Andy Dick, Judah Friedlander and Judd Hirsch are to co-star in the New York-set "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Tara Reid, Ian Ziering to return for 'Sharknado 2'

Tara Reid, Ian Ziering to return for 'Sharknado 2'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Ian Ziering and Tara Reid are to star in the New York-set sequel to their cult phenomena 2013 TV movie, "Sharknado," Syfy announced Friday.
Ian Ziering and Tara Reid returning for 'Sharknado' sequel

Ian Ziering and Tara Reid returning for 'Sharknado' sequel

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- "Sharknado's" original stars will be back for "Sharknado 2: The Second One."
Kate Stanton
Tara Reid feared blindness after club-goer threw wine glass at her face

Tara Reid feared blindness after club-goer threw wine glass at her face

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The "Sharknado" actress told a U.K. court that a "psycho" nightclub attendee attacked her last year.
Kate Stanton

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'Sharknado 2' gets an official title thanks to tweeters

'Sharknado 2' gets an official title thanks to tweeters

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Syfy says it has decided to call its New York-set sequel "Sharknado 2: The Second One" after considering 5,000 Twitter submissions for its naming contest.
Tara Reid won't return for 'Sharknado 2'

Tara Reid won't return for 'Sharknado 2'

LOS ANGELES, July 29 (UPI) -- Syfy does not plan to ask "Sharknado" co-star Tara Reid to appear in the New York-set sequel to its cult hit, TMZ reported.
'Sharknado' headed to movie theaters Aug. 2

'Sharknado' headed to movie theaters Aug. 2

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 27 (UPI) -- Syfy channel's instant cult classic "Sharknado" is to screen for one night next week in select U.S. movie theaters, NCM Fathom Events announced Friday.
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Tara Reid arrives for the 26th annual Macy's Passport to Fashion gala in Santa Monica, California on September 25, 2008. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Tara D. Reid (born November 8, 1975) is an American actress. She is known for her roles in the films The Big Lebowski (1998), Urban Legend (1998), American Pie (1999), American Pie 2 (2001), Josie and the Pussycats (2001), National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002), My Boss's Daughter (2003), and Alone in the Dark (2005).

Reid was born and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey, the daughter of Donna and Tom Reid, both of whom were teachers and day-care center owners. She attended St. Elizabeth's Catholic Elementary, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School, Ramapo High School, John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills and graduated from Barnstable Academy, an alternative high school. She also attended Professional Children's School, in Manhattan, along with fellow actors Christina Ricci, Jerry O'Connell, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Macaulay Culkin. Reid has twin younger siblings Colleen and Patrick and another brother, Tom.

Reid began acting at age nine, being a regular on the game show Child's Play, and appeared in over 100 commercials including Jell-O, McDonalds, Crayola and Milton Bradley. As a teenager, she was on Saved By The Bell: The New Class and on All My Children. After moving to Hollywood in 1997, Reid transitioned to movies, landing her break out role in 1998's The Big Lebowski, a cult favorite, and her first #1 box office role. She finished out the year appearing in two more box office toppers, Cruel Intentions and Urban Legend. In 1999, Reid portrayed the role of virginal Vickie in the wildly successful film, American Pie, which grossed over $102,000,000 in United States box office receipts and becoming her fourth #1 in a row. Between 2000 and 2002, Reid starred in a string of unsuccessful movies, such as Josie and the Pussycats and Dr. T and the Women. In 2001 and 2002, she reclaimed her box office success with American Pie 2 and National Lampoon's Van Wilder, alongside Ryan Reynolds. She returned to the small screen as a re-occurring character on the NBC sitcom, Scrubs, appearing in 11 episodes of Season 3. From 2003 through 2005, Reid appeared in two movies (My Boss's Daughter and Alone in the Dark), both panned by critics. In January 2007, Reid filmed a commercial with Daniel Conn for Dodo, an Australian budget telephone and Internet provider. In 2005, Reid signed on to host the E! Channel's Wild On Tara Reid (later renamed Taradise), a program that showcased high society vacations and hot spots. The show aired in October 2005 and was cancelled in February 2006, due to poor ratings, with only 8 of the 14 episodes aired. Reid's new film called The Fields is scheduled to be released in 2011.

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