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Tami Stronach was 11 when she played the Childlike Empress the hero Bastian must name to save the land of Fantasia in the 1984 movie 'The NeverEnding Story.'
Stronach, an Israeli-American star who was born in Iran in 1972, only appeared in one other on-screen project - the 2008 Czcech TV movie ' Fredy a Zlatovláska.' She has spent most of her life as a professional dancer. She earned her BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase College in New York in 1995 and has danced with companies across the United States.
She married Greg Steinbruner in April 2010 and gave birth to their first child, a girl, in January 2011.
(Pictured:Tami Stronach appears in a scene from the 1984 movie 'The NeverEnding Story.' / Tami Stronach appears in a photo posted on her website at tamistronach.com.)
( Photo / Neue Constantin Film / Bavaria Studios / tamistronach.com)