Tania Raymonde Helen Katz

Tania Raymonde

Tania Raymonde, an American actress, scriptwriter, and filmmaker, rose to prominence with her role in the TV series “Lost.” Typically seen in roles of enduring heroines, her performances lend essential support to lead characters in their pivotal moments. Since 2006, Raymonde has expanded her repertoire to include directing, boasting a portfolio of several directorial endeavors.

What we know about this person

Full name:

Tania Raymonde Helen Katz

Date of birth:

March 22, 1988

Zodiac sign:



Los Angeles, California, USA





Marital status:





5' 5" (1.66 m)


actress, director, screenwriter

Early life

Born Tania Raymonde Helen Katz on March 22, 1988, in Los Angeles, she hails from a culturally diverse household. Her mother, Anne-Marie, hails from France, while her father, Jon Katz, is an American of Jewish heritage. Raymonde’s upbringing and education were rooted in Los Angeles.

She was educated at a local high school within the French community there. Upon completing her secondary education, she achieved a bachelor’s degree. Rather than conventional, mundane subjects, Raymonde gravitated towards the performing arts, devoting much of her time to theater activities. Her school’s dramatic productions ignited her fascination with acting. Even as a student, she began auditioning for television roles.


Tania Raymonde in Malcolm in the Middle

Tania Raymonde Helen Katz Movies and TV Shows

  • 2020

    Deep Blue Sea 3

    Emma Collins

  • 2013

    Texas Chainsaw 3D


  • 2012–...

    Chicago Fire

    Nicole Sermons

  • 2008–2013



  • 2007–2009

    The Big Bang Theory


  • 2005–2011


    Taylor Greene

  • 2005–2017



  • 2004–2010


    Alex Rousseau

  • 2000–2015

    CSI: NY

    Laura Roman

  • 2000–2006

    Malcolm in the Middle


Tania Raymonde’s artistic path

Raymonde embarked on her acting journey with “Malcolm in the Middle.” In 2000, she portrayed an artist, captivating her initial audience. She featured in several episodes of this popular sitcom, which also starred Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield, and Hayden Panettiere. Raymonde’s next venture in 2001 was a role in “The Nightmare Room.”

The year 2006 marked a significant milestone in her career. Raymonde secured the character of Alex Rousseau in the critically acclaimed series “Lost,” which garnered numerous accolades. The series also starred notable actors such as Jorge Garcia, Matthew Fox, Naveen Andrews, Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, Terry O’Quinn, and Dominic Monaghan.

Simultaneously, Raymonde explored directing. Her short film “Cell Division” made its rounds in the American film festival circuit in 2006. Subsequently, she contributed to the storytelling of several movies, including “The Garage,” “Japan,” and “Texas Chainsaw.” In 2007, she ventured into directing music videos for local artists.

Raymonde’s role in 2009’s “Wild Cherry” as Helen marked another acting milestone. Between 2011 and 2012, she graced the screens in the revamped “90210.” In 2013, she had a supporting role in “The Big Bang Theory.” The post-apocalyptic drama “The Last Ship” featured her in 2016.

From 2016 to 2019, Raymonde took the lead in the legal drama “Goliath,” known to viewers as Brittany Gold. Her latest notable role is in the 2023 season of “NCIS.” Concurrently with her acting, Raymonde persists in scriptwriting and directing.


Tania Raymonde in Lost

Talk Shows

  • 2021

    Made in Hollywood

    Role: Guest

  • 2013

    Entertainment Tonight

    Role: Guest


Tania Raymonde (on the right) in The Bing Bang Theory

Tania Raymonde's personal life and family

Tania Raymonde remains legally single. She is childless and has been in a prolonged romantic engagement with Zio Ziegler. The pair has announced their engagement. Ziegler, Raymonde’s betrothed, is an esteemed artist renowned in locales such as London, Tokyo, and Italy. Tania maintained privacy regarding her partner, with their relationship’s specifics emerging only post-engagement. Ziegler represents her second prospective spouse. Previously, Raymonde was romantically involved with Jeff Goldblum.

In 2009, Tania and Jeff initiated their relationship. Intricacies of their early encounters swiftly found their way to public knowledge. With Goldblum’s acting background, their affection unfolded amidst media attention. Their bond endured for just about a year. The announcement of their separation took their admirers by surprise, with the reasons for their parting remaining private. Post this episode, Raymonde adopted a more guarded approach, meticulously shielding her personal life from public scrutiny.

Published: November 15, 2023
Updated: May 30, 2024