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Tamara Kaplan

Played by: Jillian Rose Reed in Awkward

Loud and outgoing, Tamara Kaplan (Jillian Rose Reed) lives in Palos Verdes, California and attends Palos Hill High School. Her best friends are Jenna and Ming. Jenna is prone to making up words and has a very unique and fun way of speaking. She has an extremely dysfunctional on-again, off-again relationship with Ricky Schwartz, a bad boy who does nothing but break her heart. While she wants to be popular, Tamara is never afraid to speak her mind and let everyone know what shes thinking. She does not mince words with Jenna, especially when it comes to Jennas relationship with Matty. But she only wants what is best for her friend.