* In 1982 at only six years old Tara Reid appeared on the children's game show, "Child's Play".
* During the 1980's Tara also appeared in commercials for Jell-O, McDonald's & Crayola.
* Tara Reid attended the Professional Children's School in New York City. Her classmates included Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jerry O'Connell and "Home Alone's" Macaulay Culkin.
* In 1987 Tara Reid appeared in her first film, Stephen King's "A Return to Salem's Lot".
* In 1998 Tara got her big break when she appeared opposite Jeff Bridges in the hip Coen Brothers comedy "The Big Lebowski".
* Also in 1998 Tara was one of the teenage stars to appear in the successful teen slasher flick "Urban Legend".
* In 1999 Tara struck success again by appearing in the blockbuster teen sex comedy "American Pie".
* Tara Reid dated MTV's Carson Daily. Their relationship ended in 2001.
* It has been reported that Tara Reid auditioned for the role of Mary Jane in the new "Spider-Man" film but lost out to Kirsten Dunst.
* Tara Reid has her own production company called 'Hi Happy Films'.
* In the new millennium Tara Reid's career has blossomed with major roles in "Just Visiting", "Josie And The Pussycats", "American Pie 2" and the female lead in the popular college comedy "Van Wilder".