This strong-willed medic had one foot out of the door, medical school scholarship in hand, when the Icarus base was attacked.  Suddenly she finds herself the chief medical officer aboard the Destiny.  Tamara is highly respected by those around her, but struggles with her own insecurities and working without the tools or support she needs. She is one of the only people aboard able to bridge the often rocky divide between civilian and military.

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Alaina Huffman


Tamara Johansen

Alaina Huffman can currently be seen as the Justice League powerhouse, The Black Canary, in the hit show Smallville. 
Born in Vancouver, B.C., Huffman made her television debut at age 13, landing the lead role for a Fox Family Channel pilot. She also explored other career options as a teenager. Spotted by a modeling agency scout at a local mall, she worked the fashion runways of Japan and Europe for several years before returning to acting.
Huffman quickly acquired several independent film credits, including the crime thriller Pendulum (starring Rachel Hunter), Still, Night Dawn Day, Josephine, The Couch and Indefinitely. She has also appeared in such feature films as Gunman (with Mimi Rogers), Serving Sara (with Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley), Screen Door Jesus and Standing Still. Her most recent movie is Dog Lover's Symphony.
On the small screen, Huffman has made guest appearances on such popular series as CSI: Miami, CSI New York, The O.C. and Dawson's Creek.

Huffman currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.