Tramell Tillman is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in Dietland and Severance.


Tramell Tillman was born on June 17, 1985 (Tramell Tillman: Age 37) in Largo, Maryland. He has five older siblings.

Tillman graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in 2003 and went to the University of Louisiana to study to become an orthopedic surgeon. However, Tillman did not like schooling. After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Tillman transferred to Jackson State University and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications.

In 2014 he also graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Master of Fine Arts. He was the first African American man to graduate from that program.


Tillman thanks his mother for talking him into acting to get over his shyness. He started his acting career on the stage in 2018 as Sergeant Brown in Carmen Jones Off-Broadway and in 2019 made it on Broadway as Bob Moses in The Great Society.

Tillman started his acting career on television in 2015 with the show Difficult People. He had a bigger role with the show Dietland, appearing in all ten episodes in the first season, but the show was canceled from poor reviews and ratings. Some of Tillman’s other television credits include roles on shows like Elementary, Godfathers of Harlem and Hunters.


Tillman’s most recent acting credit is for the Apple TV+ science fiction psychological thriller show, Severance. In the world of Severance, people can sign up to join the “severance” program, which allows them to separate workplace memories from personal life memories. Tillman plays Seth Milchick, Lumon Industries’ severance floor supervisor.

In an exclusive interview with uInterview, Tillman revealed his favorite scene from the show so far. 

“One scene that stands out to me would be the ‘kind eyes’ scene,” he began. “I believe it’s episode four or episode five and that was a wonderful scene where he [James Eagan, played by Micheal Siberry] and I were face to face and my character was urging him, due to a tragedy that happened prior, to develop ‘kind eyes’ and watching him trying to learn what kind eyes are in and exude that in the demonstration was quite hilarious.”

Tillman also commented on whether or not he would be willing to be “severed” in real life. 

“It’s scary to think that this is a possibility but you know anything is possible and I’ve certainly learned that working on this show in particular,” he said. “I don’t think this severed process is for me, you know? I would respect anybody who undergoes it but it’s not my bailiwick. I mean, it’s dark and you see the image of the procedure where they stick in the chip in the brain and then clicks on. No, I don’t like that. You know, I get nervous putting on hats sometimes so trying to put a chip in my brain is- that’s too much.”

Severance is available for streaming on Apple TV+.


When was Tramell Tillman born?

Tramell Tillman was born on June 17, 1985.

How old is Tramell Tillman?

Tramell Tillman is 37 years old.

What is Tramell Tillman known for?

Tramell Tillman is known for his role in Severance.

Is Tramell Tillman in a relationship?

No, Tramell Tillman is not in a relationship.

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