Tina Majorino – Famous Actress

Who is Tina Majorino?

Tina Majorino is an American actress. She is best known for her roles in Waterworld, Napoleon Dynamite, Veronica Mars, and Scorpion.


February 7, 1985


Westlake, Los Angeles, California, United States of America



Personal Life

Tina was born Albertina Marie Majorino. She has Italian heritage. Majorino also has a brother named Kevin. Together, they are part of the band The AM Project.

Professional Life

Tina Majorino started her career when she was a child. She achieved a lot of success as a child actor. Some notable films include Andre, When a Man Loves a Woman, Waterworld, and Corrina, Corrina.

Her debut was in Camp Wilder in 1992. Then, in 1994, she got her first film role in When a Man Loves a Woman. Then, she appeared in Corinna, Corrinna, and Andre the same year. Finally, in 1995, she starred in Waterworld opposite Kevin Costner.

In 1999, Majorino played the title role in Alice in Wonderland, a television film adapting the book. She would then focus on just being a kid.

After her early roles, she took a break from acting and then returned to it when she was 18 with a role in Napoleon Dynamite in 2004. The same year, she was cast in Veronica Mars. Majorino portrayed Mac or Cindy Mackenzie in the series until 2007 and would reprise her role in 2014 in the spin-off film Veronica Mars. In 2005, she was in the music video for Blind from the band Lifehouse. In 2007, she was in What We Do Is Secret.

In 2009, Majorino appeared in The Deep End. In 2011, she got a recurring role on Bones, where she portrayed Agent Genny Shaw. In addition, Majorino starred in the music video Fuckin’ Perfect by Pink.

In 2012, she voiced Deb in the animated version of Napoleon Dynamite. In addition, she portrayed the vampire Molly in True Blood and had appearances in Raising Hope, Grey’s Anatomy, and others. She would appear in seasons 9 and 10 of Grey’s Anatomy in a recurring capacity.

Other television roles include True Women and Before Women Had Wings on television as a child. As an adult, she would also appear in Without a Trace and then Castle in 2011. In 2014, the actress had a main role in Legends, where she played Maggie Harris. Between 2017 and 2018, she had a recurring role in Scorpion as Florence.

In 2020, Majorino was featured in Into the Dark, Etheria, and The Good Doctor.


Majorino shared the screen with Jeanne Tripplehorn in Big Love and also in Waterworld. She would appear in Big Love with fellow Veronica Mars cast members Amanda Seyfried and Kyle Gallner.

Tina Majorino made a choice to stop acting as a child and enjoy, as she stated that there were unique experiences that could only be had as a kid. However, she went back to acting at 18 consciously.

Majorino was invited to come back for the Veronica Mars revival, the fourth season on Hulu, but she declined when she learned it would be essentially a cameo.

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