Henstridge, Natasha 1974–

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HENSTRIDGE, Natasha 1974–

(The Chick from Species)


Born August 15, 1974, in Springfield, Newfoundland, Canada; father, a biker/contractor; mother, a homemaker; married Damian Chapa (an actor, director, writer, and producer), August 26, 1995 (divorced, January 1996); companion of Liam Waite (an actor), beginning 1996; children: (with Waite) Tristan River; Ashton Sky.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— Schacthter Entertainment, 1157 S. Beverly Dr., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Publicist—Bumble Ward & Associates PR, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 340, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress. Worked as a model, beginning 1988; appeared in commercials for Lady Stetson, Oil of Olay, H&M (underwear), and Old Spice.

Awards, Honors: MTV Movie Award (with Anthony Guidera), best kiss, MTV Movie Award nomination, best breakthrough performance, 1996, both for Species.


Film Appearances:

Sil, Species, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1995.

Delon, Adrenaline: Fear the Rush (also known as Adrenalin), Dimension Films/Miramax, 1996.

Alex Minetti, Maximum Risk (also known as Bloodstone and The Exchange), Columbia/Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996.

Donna, Bela Donna (also known as White Dunes), 1998.

Eve, Species II, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1998.

Mary, StandOff, Trimark Pictures, 1998.

Kill You Twice, 1998.

Lorna, Dog Park (also known as Reserve aux chiens), 1999.

Mimi, Bounce, Miramax, 2000.

Anna Penn, It Had to Be You, Regent Entertainment, 2000.

Cynthia Tudeski, The Whole Nine Yards (also known as Le nouveau voisin), 2000.

Mimi Prager, Bounce, Miramax, 2000.

Lieutenant Melanie Ballard, Ghosts of Mars (also known as John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars), Screen Gems, 2001.

Bonnie Livengood, Kevin of the North (also known as L'aventurier du grand nord and Chilly Dogs), Screen Media Ventures, 2001.

5 o'clock girl, A Girl, Three Guys, and a Gun, New Concorde Entertainment, 2001.

Herself, Red Desert Nights: Making "Ghosts of Mars," 2001.

Karen, Riders (also known as Steal and Team Riders), Miramax, 2002.

Cynthia, The Whole Ten Yards, Warner Bros., 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, Mostly True Stories, 2002.

Cassandra Anne "Cassie" McBain, She Spies, NBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Rachel Sutherland, Caracara (also known as The Last Witness), HBO, 1999.

Crystal Ball, Second Skin, HBO, 2000.

Kelly, A Better Way to Die, HBO, 2000.

Judy Exner, Power and Beauty, 2002.

Sil, Species III, Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Hypsipyle, Jason and the Argonauts, NBC, 2000.

Herself, I Love the '80s (documentary), VH1, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Hollywood Glamour Girls (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 1998.

The 3rd Annual DVD Exclusive Awards, F/X, 2003.

Reel Comedy: The Whole Ten Yards, Comedy Central, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Emma, "Bits of Love," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1995.

Zima, "Happy Happy, Droid Droid, or Amma Sees Red," Homeboys in Outer Space, UPN, 1996.

The Last Show with David Letterman, 1996.

(As The Chick from Species) Voice of Ms. Ellen, "Tom's Rhinoplasty," South Park (animated), Comedy Central, 1997.

(Uncredited) Job applicant, Saturday Night Live, NBC, 1998.

Herself, The Howard Stern Show, 1998.

Herself, The Roseanne Show, syndicated, 2000.

Herself, "Man vs. Beast," The Man Show, Comedy Central, 2000.

Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2001, 2002, 2003.

Herself, Fear Factor, NBC, 2002.

Herself, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2002.

Herself, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2003.

Herself, On–Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004.

Herself, The Wayne Brady Show, syndicated, 2004.

Herself, The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2004.

Herself, Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004.

Herself, Best Week Ever, 2004.

Coming Attractions, 2004.



People Weekly, April 19, 2004, p. 134.