14 Popular Facts On Tara Reid

1. She has acted on television shows such as Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Days of Our Lives, California Dreams, and Scrubs.

2. She has since portrayed supporting as well as lead roles in several films, including Dr. T & the Women .

3. She reprised her character Vicky in sequel films American Pie 2 and American Reunion.

4. In 2005, she had her own reality travel show on the E! network called Taradise, and in 2011, she was a housemate contestant in Celebrity Big Brother 8 which aired in the UK.

5. Reid was born and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey, the daughter of Donna and Tom Reid, both of whom were teachers and day-care center owners of Irish Catholic descent.

6. As a teenager, she was on Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

7. Though the film disappointed at the box office, grossing only $17 million in the US, it has gone on to become a cult favorite.

8. Later that same year she appeared in a pair of more financially successful films, Cruel Intentions and Urban Legend, each of which grossed just under $40 million in the US and led to two sequels each, though none included Reid.

9. Reid found her first taste of real mainstream success when she portrayed the role of the virginal Vickie in American Pie , which grossed over $100 million in US.

10. The film also marked her first film to reach #1 at the box office.

11. In 2001, she reprised the role in American Pie 2, which opened to $45 million and grossed over $145 million in the US, almost 50% more than its predecessor.

12. Following the success of American Pie 2, Reid starred in a number of commercial and critical misfires including Josie and the Pussycats and Van Wilder.

13. She returned to the small screen as a recurring character on the NBC sitcom, Scrubs, appearing in 11 episodes of season three.

14. The film was panned by critics and Reid received a Razzie Award nomination for Worst Actress.

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