Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry

Tahj Mowry
Born Tahj Dayton Mowry
(1986-05-17) May 17, 1986
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Education Pepperdine University
Occupation Actor, voice actor, singer, dancer
Years active 1990–present
Relatives Tamera Mowry(sister)
Tia Mowry(sister)
Tavior Mowry(brother)
Cory Hardrict(brother-in-law)
Adam Housley(brother-in-law)

Tahj Dayton Mowry (born May 17, 1986) is an American actor, voice actor, dancer, and singer perhaps best known for his role as T.J. Henderson on The WB sitcom, Smart Guy, and as Wade on the animated comedy, Kim Possible on the Disney Channel. Mowry is recently on the hit ABC Family comedy series Baby Daddy as Tucker. He is the brother of identical twins Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. Also known for his role on Full House by the name of Teddy; playing the best friend of Michelle.


  • Early life 1
  • Career 2
  • Filmography 3
    • Film 3.1
    • TV 3.2
  • Awards 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Tahj Dayton Mowry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 17, 1986. His mother, Darlene Renee Mowry (née Flowers), managed her children's careers. His father, Timothy John Mowry, was in the U.S. Army, and later became a custody officer/jailer with the City of Glendale Police Department, when the family moved to California.[1][2]

His father, who is white, has English ancestry, and his mother, who is black, is of Afro-Bahamian descent.[3] His parents met in high school, in Miami, Florida. Both joined the U.S. Army, and both would eventually reach the rank of Sergeant.[4] His older twin sisters are Tia and Tamera Mowry, and he also has a brother, Tavior.

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 attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where his sisters Tia and Tamera both graduated.


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 movies such as Hounded and The Poof Point. He had a guest role on the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & 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. He also made a guest appearance on an episode of The Game as Melanie Barnett's brother (he's also the real brother of Melanie's portrayer Tia Mowry). 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, Circle of Life for the Disney Channel Circle of Stars recording of The Lion King which was included on the Platinum Edition DVD and was featured on a single called "Kick It Out" with Boom Boom Satellites and Flo Rida. He also appeared in an episode of Friends when Phoebe sings for kindergarten kids.

He is currently starring as Tucker Dobbs in the ABC Family sitcom Baby Daddy. The half-hour sitcom premiered on June 20, 2012. Mowry released his debut single called "Flirt" produced by Excel Beats in April 2015.[6] He released a six-song EP on August 4, 2015.[7]



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
The Poof Point Eddie Ballard
2003 Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Wade Load Voice
2005 Kim Possible: So the Drama
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 14 episodes
1992–1993 Out All Night Shavon 5 episodes
1993 Where I Live Jimmy Episode: "The Terminator"
1994–1997 Sister, Sister Cousin Tahj
T.J. Henderson
3 episodes
1994 Sonic the Hedgehog Young Sonic (voice) Two-part episode "Blast to the Past"
1994-1995 Aladdin King Mamoud
3 episodes
1995 Timon & Pumbaa Nefu (Voice) Episode: "Unlucky in Lesotho/Rafiki Fables: Rafiki's Apprentice"
1996 Star Trek: Voyager Corin Episode: "Innocence"
Minor Adjustments Kenny Episode: "A Christmas Story"
Friends Kid Episode: "The One After the Superbowl (Part one)"
1997–1999 Smart Guy T.J. Henderson Main Role
2002–2007 Kim Possible Wade Load (voice) 87 episodes
2006 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Brandon Episode: "Scary Movie"
2007 Desperate Housewives Matt Episode: "Smiles of a Summer Night"
2012–present Baby Daddy Tucker Dobbs Main role


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
2013 Nominated Teen Choice Awards Scene Stealer: Male Baby Daddy
2014 Nominated Teen Choice Awards Scene Stealer: Male Baby Daddy


  1. ^ "Tahj Mowry Biography (1987-)". Advameg, Inc. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tia and Tamera Interview". Retrieved 4 May 2014. 
  3. ^ During an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show in 2010, it was stated that for years, the Mowrys believed that they had Italian ancestry on their father's side; however, after researching their family tree on Ancestry.com, they discovered that their father has English ancestry.
  4. ^ Double Devotion – Today's Christian. Web.archive.org (January 9, 2008). Retrieved on 2011-07-05.
  5. ^ Internet Movie database bio
  6. ^ Monaé, Ashley (April 29, 2015). "Tahj Mowry Wants To ‘Flirt’ With You (Video)". Vibe. 
  7. ^ Shine on Media (July 2, 2015). """Tahj Mowry Talks New Music, "Babby Daddy" & "Fuller House. Youtube. 

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