Exclusive Photo: Tiffani Thiessen Invites Us to ‘Pull Up a Chair’

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CHICAGO – Tiffani Thiessen’s career has been “cooking” lately, as she’s been hosting “Dinner at Tiffani’s” for the Cooking Channel and has a new recipe book out called “Pull Up a Chair.” The former “Saved by the Bell” and “Beverly Hills 90210” star recently appeared at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville (Illinois).

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Tiffani Thiessen at Anderson’s Bookshop for “Pull Up a Chair”
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

She was born Tiffani Amber Thiessen in Long Beach, California, and began her career as a teenager. After being crowned Miss Junior America in 1987, she was named Cover Girl Magazine’s “Model of the Year” in 1989, the same year she began her four season stint on “Saved by the Bell” as Kelly Kapowski. There were spin-offs of the original show (“The College Years” and “Wedding in Las Vegas”), until she graduated to “Beverly Hills 90210” in 1994, where she remained until 1998. She continued to act in TV and movies afterward, including guest roles on the series “Newsradio,” “Just Shoot Me,” and regular roles on “Fastlane” (2002) and “White Collar” (2009). Her films include “The Ladies Man,” Woody Allen’s “Hollywood Ending” and “Cyborg Soldier.”

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The Author with Her New Recipe Book
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

After ending a five season run on the USA Network series “White Collar,” Thiessen moved onto the Cooking Channel in 2015 with “Dinner at Tiffani’s” – preparing meals for her celebrity friends – and wrote a companion cookbook called “Pull Up a Chair,” released in October of 2018. She currently is in a role on a Netflix teen series, “Alexa & Katie,” this time portraying a Mom.

Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com took this Exclusive Photo of Tiffani Thiessen on October 4th, 2018, at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville.

”Pull Up a Chair” by Tiffany Amber Theissen is available at Anderson’s Bookshop or wherever books are sold.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2018 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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