- Talent Name
- Tamara Podemski
Alison Trent in “Coroner”
Tamara Podemski stars as Alison Trent, Dr. Jenny Cooper’s (Serinda Swan) assistant, in The CW’s new drama “Coroner.” Alison is down to earth, wry and sees everything, knows everything and if she doesn’t, she will know how to find it out!
Podemski is an Anishnaabe/Ashkenazi multi-disciplinary artist born and raised in Toronto. For over 25 years, her work has spanned across all mediums. Her television credits include as “Dance Me Outside,” “The Rez,” “Ready or Not,” “Heartland” and “Cracked.” and the Broadway company of “Rent.”
As a theatre actress, she starred in the Broadway company of “Rent.” She also starred in various stage productions at Factory Theatre, Canadian Stage, National Arts Centre, Crow’s Theatre, Nightwood Theatre and Tarragon Theatre. She returned to the stage in 2019 to star in her third season at Tarragon Theatre.
Podemski has received several awards including the Special Jury Prize for Acting at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and a 2008 Spirit Award nomination for her role in “Four Sheets to the Wind.” Additionally, she earned two Aboriginal Music Awards for her self-titled album, and two awards for her music video, “Meegwetch,” at the imagiNATIVE Film Festival and the American Indian Film Festival.
Recently, Podemski wrote the television documentary series “Future History.”