Natasha Abigail Taylor(born 14 December 1969),known professionally asNatascha McElhone(//), is an English actress of stage, screen and television, best known for her roles in American films such asRonin,The Truman ShowandSolaris, and most recently for her role as Karen van der Beek on the Showtime seriesCalifornication.
andA Midsummer Night's Dreamat the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park , London, and inThe Count of Monte CristoandThe Cherry Orchardat the Haymarket Theatre , Leicester . She made her television debut in the BBC 'sBergeracin 1991 (credited on screen as Natascha Taylor), and was seen in an episode ofAbsolutely Fabulousin 1992.
Karaoke. One of her most successful films to date has been 1998'sThe Truman Showwith Jim Carrey . She had leading roles opposite Brad Pitt inThe Devil's Own, Robert De Niro inRoninand George Clooney inSolaris.
at the Wyndham's Theatre alongside Diana Rigg and Martin Jarvis . She then accepted a leading role in the Showtime cable television seriesCalifornicationas Karen, alongside David Duchovny .McElhone is the newest Neutrogena spokeswoman and the face of the Ageless Essentials Continuous Hydration line.In 2010 she was the voice of Marie in the video gameCastlevania: Lords of Shadowfrom Konami .
In 2014, she played the role of Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction , at the Theatre Royal Haymarket .In 2015, McElhone starred as Sarah Churchill in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Helen Edmundson'sQueen Anne.
. The book was published in July 2010. (The book is simply titledAfter Youin the Kindle edition-UK version only.)
|Awards and Nominations|
|1999||Ronin||MTV Movie Awards||Best Action Sequence (shared with Robert De Niro )|
|2003||Solaris||Saturn Award||Best Actress|
|2003||Solaris||Irish Film and Television Awards||Best Actress in Film|
|2005||Revelations||Satellite Award||Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television|
McElhone has a scriptwriter brother, Damon, who lives in Los Angeles , and two half-brothers, Alexander and Nicholas, who live in Stockholm . Her parents separated when she was two and her Irish mother moved the family to Brighton , and later married journalist and columnist Roy Greenslade .
|1996||Surviving Picasso||Françoise Gilot|
|1997||Devil's Own, TheThe Devil's Own||Megan Doherty|
|1997||Mrs Dalloway||Young Clarissa|
|1998||Truman Show, TheThe Truman Show||Lauren/Sylvia|
|1998||What Rats Won't Do||Kate|
|2000||Love's Labour's Lost||Rosaline|
|2000||Contaminated Man ( de )||Holly Anders|
|2002||Killing Me Softly||Deborah|
|2002||City of Ghosts||Sophie|
|2004||Ladies in Lavender||Olga Daniloff|
|2005||Guy X||Sgt. Irene Teal|
|2006||Big Nothing||Penelope Wood|
|2008||The Secret of Moonacre||Loveday|
|2010||Kid, TheThe Kid||Gloria|
|2012||Carpet Boy||Jackie||in production|
|2013||The Sea||Connie Grace|
|2013||Romeo and Juliet||Lady Capulet|
|TBA||Heaven and Earth||James Miranda Barry|
|2015||Henry Joseph Church||Marie||In post-production|
|1990||Ruth Rendell Mysteries, TheThe Ruth Rendell Mysteries||Helen Blake|| Episode: "An Unkindness of Ravens (1)"|
Episode: "An Unkindness of Ravens (2)"
|1991||Bergerac||Louise Calder||Episode: "Snow in Provence"|
|1994||Absolutely Fabulous||Art Gallery Assistant||Episode: "Death"|
|1994||Minder||Vanessa||Episode: "All Quiet on the West End Front"|
|1994||Cadfael||Cecily Corde||Episode: "The Sanctuary Sparrow"|
|1994||Breed of Heroes, AA Breed of Heroes||Janet||TV film|
|1996||Cold Lazarus||Angie||TV serial|
|2003||Other Boleyn Girl, TheThe Other Boleyn Girl||Mary Boleyn||TV film|
|2005||Revelations||Sister Josepha Montafiore||TV miniseries|
|2007||Company, TheThe Company||Elizabet Nemeth||TV miniseries|
|2007–2014||Californication||Karen van der Beek||84 Episodes|
|2009||10 Minute Tales||Woman|| TV short film|
Segment: "Deep & Crisp & Even"
|2010||Thorne: Sleepyhead||Anne Coburn|
|2015||Saints & Strangers||Elizabeth Hopkins||TV miniseries|
|2010||Castlevania: Lords of Shadow||Marie Belmont|
|2014||Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2||Marie Belmont|
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