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Actress Tanna Frederick channels busy life into action and acceptance
Actress Tanna Frederick channels busy life into action and acceptance

Tanna Frederick takes life by the reins, then rides it for all it's worth. An award-winning actress, she's also a producer, director and co-founder of the Iowa Film Festival in her home state. Off-screen, Frederick is a marathon runner, second-degree taekwondo black belt and surfer. She created the nonprofit Project Save Our Surf, which promotes ocean conservation and works with underserved youth. I caught up with her while she was in New York for the premiere of "The M Word," a romantic comedy about menopause, among other life changes. Directed by Harry Jaglom, the independent film stars Frederick alongside Michael Imperioli and Corey Feldman. With so much going on...

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