WASHINGTON, D.C.—PAULINE TAUTU MAKES ACTING DEBUT IN NEW YORK
Congressman Faleomavaega announced today that he wishes to join the people of American Samoa in recognizing Ms. Pauline Tautu, a daughter of Samoa, who has made her acting debut in New York City.
“I had the privilege of meeting with Ms. Tautu and learned of her success when I visited New York recently for meetings at the United Nations,” Congressman Faleomavaega said.“Ms. Tautu’s acting debut includes a stint in the 9th episode- of “Lamentation on the Reservation,” a TV series where she plays a role of a Native American mother.The show will be televised on Fox network every Tuesday at Eastern Time and central.”
“Ms. Tautu is also featured in the movie film “She Hate Me” produced by Spike Lee and it will be released in the theaters across the country on July 30, 3004,” the Congressman continued.“Ms. Tautu is a 7-year resident of New York City and she maintains a full time job as the systems manager for the Quick Silver Boardriders’ Club, a line of sporting clothes popular with celebrities in New York City.”
“According to Ms. Tautu, her interest in acting began 5 years ago when she auditioned for a role in a movie but was not successful.Since that time, she has been taking acting classes and subsequently signed up as a freelance actor with the Ken Park Agency in New York.‘It has been a trail of hard work, personal sacrifice, and determination to get to where I am today,’” she said.
“I am proud of Pauline and I wish her tremendous success.Ms. Tautu was a long time resident of Laie, Hawaii and a graduate of KahukuHigh School and Brigham Young University-Hawaii where she earned a Bachelors degree in Travel Tourism Management. Ms. Tautu is the youngest daughter and one of six children of Mr. Pele Tautu of Tau Manu’a and Faleniu, American Samoa and Mrs. Oliana Tapusoa Tautu of Faala, Savaii and Aua.Again, I commend Pauline for her hard work and determination and I also commend her parents who are now residing in Riverton, Utah,” the Congressman concluded.