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Michelle Pierce portrays Tammy Rowland in Season 3 and 4 of Desperate Housewives.


Pierce was born in Palo Alto, California. She also had two sisters and one brother. Her great-grandmother was Helen Bray, star of many silent films during the early 20th century.

Pierce attended UCLA and after graduating landed roles on series like CSI: NY and recurring roles on the soap opera Days of Our Lives. She has also appeared in Desperate Housewives, CSI: Miami, and Rules of Engagement, among others. She also had a small role on the 2007 blockbuster Transformers.

On March 2, 2010, Pierce made her debut as a recurring character on CBS’s show NCIS, playing the girlfriend (and later fiancée) of series co-star Brian Dietzen’s character Jimmy Palmer.


  • The Men's Room
  • Living with Fran
  • CSI: NY
  • Criminal Minds
  • Transformers
  • Days of Our Lives
  • Desperate Housewives
  • CSI: Miami
  • Rules of Engagement