Mcelhone, Natascha 1971–(Natascha Taylor)

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McELHONE, Natascha 1971
(Natascha Taylor)


Surname is accented on first syllable; original name, Natasha Taylor; born March 23, 1971, in Hampstead, London, England; raised in Brighton, England; father, a journalist; daughter of Noreen (a journalist; maiden name, McElhone) Taylor; sister of Damon McElhone (an actor); married Martin Hirigoyen (a plastic surgeon); children: two. Education: London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, graduated, 1993.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: MTV Movie Award nomination, best action sequence (with Robert De Niro), 1999, for Ronin; Saturn Award nomination, best actress, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2003, for Solaris.


Film Appearances:

Francoise Gilot, Surviving Picasso, Warner Bros., 1996.

Young Clarissa Dalloway, Mrs. Dalloway (also known as Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway ), First Look Pictures, 1997.

Megan Doherty, The Devil's Own, Columbia Pictures, 1997.

Deirdre, Ronin, United Artists, 1998.

Lauren Garland/Sylvia, The Truman Show, Paramount, 1998.

Kate Beckenham, What Rats Won't Do, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1998.

Rosaline, Love's Labour's Lost (also known as Peines d'amour perdues ), Miramax, 2000.

Holly Anderson, The Contaminated Man (also known as Contagion and Bei Beruehrung Tod ), DEJ Productions, 2000.

Deborah, Killing Me Softly, MetroGoldwynMayer, 2002.

Terry Huston, FearDotCom, Warner Bros., 2002.

Rheya Kelvin, Solaris, USA Films, 2002.

Sophie, City of Ghosts, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 2003.

Sara, Laurel Canyon, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

(As Natascha Taylor) Cecily Corde, Cadfael, PBS, 1995.

Angie, Karaoke, Bravo, 1996.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Natascha Taylor) Louise Calder, "Snow in Provence," Bergerac, BBC, 1991.

Art gallery assistant, "Death," Absolutely Fabulous, BBC, 1994.

Herself, V Graham Norton, Channel 4, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Angie, Cold Lazarus, Bravo, 1996.

Herself, The Orange British Academy Film Awards, 2002.

Television Appearances; Other:

Janet, A Breed of Heroes, BBC, 1994.

Mary Boleyn, The Other Boleyn Girl (movie), BBC, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

The Count of Monte Cristo, Manchester, England, 1993.

Lady Anne, Richard III, Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, London, 1995.

Helena, Midsummer Night's Dream, Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park, 1995.

Major Tours:

Appeared in The Cherry Orchard, British cities.


Audio Books:

Narrator, PicassoCreator and Destroyer, by Arianna Huffington, Ten Speed Press Audio, 1996.



Empire, January, 1999, pp. 6869.

Premiere, November, 1996, p. 45; December, 2002, pp. 10607.

W, July, 1998, p. 36.

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