Updated: 06/02/2017 05:38 PM | First Published: 02/19/2017 06:15 PM

11-year-old Tami Erin was selected to play 'Pippi Longstocking' amongst 8000

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Before Tami Erin could even finish school, she was already an Elite model signing to one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world, Elite Model Management. But it was not just her pleasant look that got her noticed, Tami Erin was loaded with talent from an early age. Someone who has method acting, singing, dancing and gymnastic on their resume is bound to impress.

At the age of 11, Tami Erin knocked the casting director off his feet when auditioning for the role of Pippi Longstocking. And Columbia pictures was more than thrilled to discover her as her talents also included singing, dancing, advanced gymnastics & tumbling & horseback riding. She was finally picked to star in the fantasy-adventure-musical film The New Adventure of Pippi Longstocking

Her big gained her exposure throughout the world subsequently amassing a large fan base. She toured in Asia, Europe and different cities in America while being honored by royalties. She continues to live as Pippi Longstocking at the age of 42 with the international DVD release in 2000 and re-release in 2007. Throughout her acting career, she has worked with leading directors and trained in major acting institutes.  Her most recent work as an actress includes roles in Tim & Eric's Awesome Christmas Special and I Heart San Francisco.

Erin has caught the attention of all people and media after being named as UNICEF Ambassador. Besides this, she has also served as an ambassador for Hearts.com. She was appointed as International Ambassador for the ‘Hearts.com’ in 2013.