Tawny Kitaen

Born Aug 5, 1961

Julie E. "Tawny" Kitaen is an American actress and media personality. Kitaen became famous in the 1980s for appearing in several hard rock videos for the band Whitesnake, including the hit "Here I Go Again". Kitaen was married to Whitesnake lead singer David Coverdale from 1989–1991. She had recurring parts on multiple television series such as Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and co-hosted America's Funniest People from 1992–1994.… Read More

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1961 Birth Kitaen was born in San Diego, California, in 1961, the daughter of Linda (née Taylor), a housewife and a former beauty pageant participant, and Terry Kitaen, an employee of a neon sign company. … Read More


1983 21 Years Old Kitaen began her acting career in 1983 with a minor role in the television movie Malibu.
1984 22 Years Old In 1984, she starred as the title character of the erotic-adventure movie The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik-Yak (or Gwendoline).
1986 24 Years Old She also co-starred in the movie Bachelor Party as the bride-to-be of a young Tom Hanks, and was the star of the 1986 horror movie Witchboard. … Read More
1989 27 Years Old Kitaen married Whitesnake lead singer David Coverdale in 1989. … Read More
1991 29 Years Old Kitaen divorced Coverdale in 1991 and was married to baseball player Chuck Finley from 1997 to 2002. … Read More


2002 40 Years Old In 2002, Kitaen was charged with domestic violence for an incident involving her then husband, professional baseball player Chuck Finley. … Read More
2006 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In November 2006, prosecutors charged Kitaen with possessing 15 grams of cocaine in her San Juan Capistrano home in Orange County. … Read More
2009 47 Years Old On September 26, 2009, Kitaen was arrested for driving under the influence in Newport Beach, California.
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