Natascha McElhone

Biography: She was born on March 23, 1971, in Hampstead, London, England and raised in Brighton, England by journalist parents. Her real name is Natasha Taylor. She took lessons in Irish dancing from the age of six to twelve. She attended St. Mary's Hall School for Girls in Brighton, East Sussex, England from 1982-1986. She currently lives in London with her husband, Dr. Martin Hirigoyen, a plastic surgeon. Her family now resides in a small town in Ireland.

The English actress (whose mother is Irish) studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art for three years, graduating in 1993, before beginning her career in the theatre. Her early stage credits include starring roles in London and Manchester productions of "Richard III" at Regent's Park, "The Count of Monte Cristo," "The Cherry Orchard" at the Leicester Haymarket and on national tour, and in "Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Open Air Theatre.

She debuted on British television in Breed of Heroes, a BBC production,
playing an army officer. Other television credits include appearances in several popular British series. The most notable of these was her appearance in an episode of Absolutely Fabulous in 1994.

In 1996, Natascha made her film debut in Surviving Picasso and starred in the acclaimed Dennis Potter TV mini-series Karaoke. Since then she has acted in a handful of other films, the most successful of these being The Truman Show, which opened across North America on June 5, 1998.

Natascha McElhone's Scores

Average career score: 53
Highest Metascore: 90 The Truman Show
Lowest Metascore: 16 FeardotCom
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 13
  2. Negative: 3 out of 13
13 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 The Sea TBA Connie Grace tbd
39 Believe Sep 12, 2014 Erica Gallagher tbd
41 Romeo & Juliet Oct 11, 2013 Lady Capulet 5.8
tbd The Secret of Moonacre Aug 12, 2010 Loveday 7.0
61 Ladies in Lavender. Apr 29, 2005 Olga Daniloff 8.1
57 City of Ghosts Apr 25, 2003 Sophie 6.6
61 Laurel Canyon Mar 7, 2003 Sara 6.3
65 Solaris Nov 27, 2002 Rheya 5.6
16 FeardotCom Aug 30, 2002 Terry Huston, Dept. Of Health 3.4
35 Love's Labour's Lost Jun 9, 2000 Rosaline 6.0
67 Ronin Sep 25, 1998 Deirdre 8.6
90 The Truman Show Jun 5, 1998 Lauren/Sylvia 8.0
53 The Devil's Own Mar 26, 1997 Megan Doherty 8.6
55 Surviving Picasso Sep 20, 1996 Fran├žoise Gilot tbd