Early life[ edit ] Tamblyn was born in Santa Monica, California. Her father, Russ Tamblyn , is an actor, dancer, and singer who starred in the film West Side Story , the film Seven Brides for Seven Brothers , and the television series Twin Peaks , and her mother, Bonnie Murray, is a singer, teacher, and artist. She attended the Santa Monica Alternative School House , which, in her words, was "very unorthodox, no letter grades". Early guest-starring roles include: Miami , and Punk'd where Ashton Kutcher and his crew members tricked her into losing someone else's dog.
In , Tamblyn starred in the CBS pilot Babylon Fields , an apocalyptic comedic drama about the undead trying to resume their former lives. Masters , during the seventh season of the Fox medical drama series House. She returned for the series finale in Her first appearance was on the season 11 opener, September 26, Tamblyn launched her film career playing bit parts in her father's movies: Rebellious and Johnny Mysto: She also appeared in 's Live Nude Girls.
She also starred in its sequel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. The film, which also stars Sarah Michelle Gellar , was released on October 13, , and debuted in the 1 spot at the North American box office. The film, which also won an award at the Sundance Film Festival , features Tamblyn as a year-old who kills her baby, moments after giving birth in the bathroom of a ski resort.
The film also stars Tilda Swinton and Timothy Hutton. She also starred in Blackout in That year, she also had a role in the drama Hours , with James Franco. She was discovered as an actress at the age of 9 when she starred in Pippi Longstocking. She was hand picked by Tarantino, a long time friend, along with fellow cast members Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell and others.
The Loneliest, a poem book inspired by Thelonious Monk and his music, was published in and contains haiku poetry written by Tamblyn and coupled with collages by George Herms. The School Library Journal 's review states that, "Free Stallion is a compilation of poetry that amounts to a portrait of the artist as a teenager Many of the selections are appropriately self-absorbed but move beyond journalistic catharsis to real insight and stunning language for one so young.
Brown , including the now infamous Lazers of Sexcellence tours. Illustrated Poems to Seduce and Destroy. April 26, at the Newport Beach Film Festival. In , she co-founded Write Now Poetry Society , dedicated to creating unique and quality poetry programming. The non-profit has a long history with The Getty Museum , curating poetry events in conjunction with art openings, such as 's Dark Blushing, featuring new poems commissioned by such luminaries as poets Patricia Smith and NEA fellow Jeffrey McDaniel , based on works of art by Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Blake.
The book explores the lives and deaths of child star actresses. Tamblyn was quoted as saying the book's subject matter was very difficult to write and took over 6 years to complete. The book also features portrait art of the women by film director and artist David Lynch and musician and artist Marilyn Manson.
Her uncle is Larry Tamblyn, who is the keyboardist in the s rock band The Standells ,  while her grandfather is actor Eddie Tamblyn.