On July 6 Tia and Tamera were born…

On July 6, 1978 Tia and Tamera Mowry were born. 

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Tia and Tamera Mowry
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The German-born identical actress are best known for their starring roles in the ABC sitcom, “Sister, Sister,” which lasted six seasons.

The cast of

The cast of “Sister, Sister”
CBS Television

Besides their sitcom “Sister, Sister,” the sisters have ventured into movies, most notably the Disney channel original movie, 2005’s “Twitches” and its sequel, “Twitches Too.” The movies are based on the book series of the same name, and on their individual premiere night, the movies each garnered about seven million viewers, becoming two of the highest rated Disney channel movies ever.

Promotional poster for

Promotional poster for “Twitches”
Disney / ABC Television

Most recently, each of the sisters have had starring roles in such shows as “The Game,” “Strong Medicine,” and together had their own reality show “Tia & Tamera” on the Style Network. Currently, Tamera can be seen as host of the talk show “The Real,” while Tia stars in the Nick at Nite sitcom, “Instant Mom.” 

Random Pop Culture Fact: Tia is two minutes younger than Tamera.

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