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  1. Model/Actress Age: 47 •Born in San Diego, CA. Currently lives in San Juan Capistrano, CA •Real name is Julie but she started calling herself Tawny at age 12 •First movie role was in 1984's Bachelor Party with Tom Hanks •Married to singer David Coverdale of rock band Whitesnake from 1989-1991 •Married to baseball player Chuck Finley from 1997-2002 and had two daughters: Wynter Finley (15) and Raine Finley (12), both born prior to her marriage. •Best known......  Read Full Bio »

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  1. Model/Actress
    Age: 47

    •Born in San Diego, CA. Currently lives in San Juan Capistrano, CA
    •Real name is Julie but she started calling herself Tawny at age 12
    •First movie role was in 1984's Bachelor Party with Tom Hanks
    •Married to singer David Coverdale of rock band Whitesnake from 1989-1991
    •Married to baseball player Chuck Finley from 1997-2002 and had two daughters: Wynter Finley (15) and Raine Finley (12), both born prior to her marriage.
    •Best known for rolling around on the hood of a Jaguar wearing a white negligee for the Whitesnake video "Here I Go Again," for then boyfriend David Coverdale. She also appeared in the Whitesnake videos for "Is This Love," "Still of the Night," "Fool For Your Loving" and "The Deeper The Love."
    •Has had numerous TV roles: co-hosted "America's Funniest People" (1992-1994); was a regular on "The New WKRP in Cincinnati" (1991-1993); guest starred on "Seinfeld" (1991) and "Married With Children" (1994); had a role in both Hercules, the TV movie and series (1994).
    •Appeared on the reality show, "The Surreal Life" in 2006 and verbally attacked Florence Henderson.
    •Arrested in 2002 for domestic abuse and battery after attacking husband Chuck Finley (kicking him with her high-heeled shoe and twisting his ear). He filed for divorce 3 days later and was given temporary custody of their children and granted a temporary restraining order against Tawny.
    •Tawny admitted addicted to prescription meds for migraines and depression. She got help for substance abuse, anger management and conflict resolution as well as made a $$500 donation to a battered women's shelter in exchange for dismissal of the charges.
    •Was reportedly arrested in 2006 for drug possession after the police searched her home and found 15 grams of cocaine. She underwent a six-month rehabilitation program to have the drug possession charges dropped.
    •Has an extreme case of insomnia and has become addicted to a dangerous cocktail of prescription drugs to help her sleep.

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