Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor

Date Of BirthJuly 30, 1971
Age52 years 11 months 18 days
Day of BirthFriday
Place Of BirthAllentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Zodiac SignLeo
ProfessionsComedian , Singer , Actress
Birth Name Christine Joan Taylor
Full Name Christine Joan Taylor-Stiller
Other Name Christine Stiller

Personal Information
Residence Westchester County, New York, United States
Religion Christianity (Catholic)
Language English
Star SignLeo
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height168 CM
5 Feet 6 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Weight53 KG
117 lbs
Shoe Size7
Dress Size6
Figure Measurements 34-25-34
Figure Type Hourglass
Body Type Slim
Bra Size 34B
Family Information
Father Albert Taylor III (security company owner; AKA Skip Taylor)
Mother Joan Taylor (homemaker)
Son Quinlin Dempsey Stiller (born on July 10, 2005)
Daughter Ella Olivia Stiller (born in 10th April 2002)
Brother Brian Taylor
Grandfather Albert Eugene Taylor, Jr. (Paternal)
Grandmother Agnes A. Benson (Paternal)
Father In-Law Jerry Stiller (actor & producer; Gerald Isaac Stiller)
Mother In-Law Anne Meara (Actress, Writer and producer)
Sister In-Law Amy Stiller (Actress & Writer)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Allentown Central Catholic High School
Love, Romance, Marriage
Husband Ben Stiller (Actor, writer, director, producer; married in 2000- separated in 2017)
Boyfriends Boyfriend: Matthew Lillard (Ex; Actor;)
Bill McCaffrey (Ex; Basketball player; date until 1991)
Matthew Lillard (Ex; Actor;)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) Calendar Girl(1993)
Years Active 1989-
Debut (TV) Hey Dude
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite SportTennis
Contact
Manager Lois Miller (her first)
More Information
Teacher JoAnn Wilchek
Net worth$10 Million

Biography

Christine Taylor is an American actress.  She is popular for movie roles- Holly Sullivan (The Wedding Singer), Kate Veatch(Dodgeball-2004), Matilda Jeffries (Zoolander),  Marcia Brady (The Brady Bunch).

Some of the TV series roles she is known for are-  Melody Hanson(Hey Dude), Gail in Search Party, Sally Sitwell in Arrested Development, Bonnie in Friends.

Childhood-Family

Christine Joan Taylor was born on July 30, 1971 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States to Joan Taylor(mother) & Albert Taylor III(Father)- owner of a security company. She mostly grew up in Wescosville, Pennsylvania. She has a brother named Brian Taylor.

Christine is of English, German, Irish, Polish, Scottish, Swedish descent

Education

  • Allentown Central Catholic High School: She graduated from the Allentown Central Catholic High School in Pennsylvania, USA in 1989.
  • She attended the St. Thomas More School in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • She was accepted into New York University, but by the time her role in "Hey Dude" was becoming popular, she decided not to go.

She started her acting career at the Civic Theatre in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She often attends Gala events at the theatre. She has also appeared many in community productions at Allentown. [2]

 

Relationship- Marriage

Ben Stiller

Christine & Ben met in 1999 during the shooting of the Fox Network sci-fi comedy 'Heat Vision and Jack'. Ben Stiller directed the show while Christine played the role of a Sheriff.

Christine Taylor Ben Stiller

Image: Christine Taylor Ben Stiller

The couple started dating each other soon, they got engaged in November 1999 and got married on 13th May 2000 in Hawaii on Kauai next to the ocean.

Christine & Ben have worked together on- Curb Your Enthusiasm(2004), Dodgeball(2004), Tropic Thunder(2008), Zoolander(1,2). They have both guest starred in the serial Friends (in different episodes)

Children: Christine and Ben have 2 children, a daughter named Ella Olivia Stiller(born in April 2002 in Los Angeles) & a son named Quinlin Dempsey Stiller(born on July 10, 2005 in Los Angeles, weighed 8 pounds 2 ounces)

Christine Taylor Family: Ben Stiller(husband), Quinlin Dempsey Stiller(son), Ella Olivia Stiller(Daughter)

Image: Christine Taylor Family: Ben Stiller(husband), Quinlin Dempsey Stiller(son), Ella Olivia Stiller(Daughter)

Separation: The couple publicly announced separation in May 2017, ending their 17 years of marriage. 

Reconciliation: The two came back together during the covid pandemic and they are a couple again.

 

Neil Patrick Harris

Christine Taylor and Neil Patrick Harris

Christine and actor Neil Patrick Harris dated from 1997 to 1998

 

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2020 Friendsgiving Brianne  
2020  Hot for My Name Esther's Mom TV Movie
2016  Zoolander: Super Model Matilda (voice) TV Movie 
2016 Little Boxes Joan Reed  
2016  Zoolander 2 Matilda  
2015 Sharing Polly TV Movie 
2012  Surviving Hawking Shelley Brayns (voice) TV Movie
2012  The First Time Aubrey's Mom  
2011 Rip City Janet Marsh TV Movie
2010  Farewell Mr. Kringle Annabelle Wahl TV Movie
2008 Tropic Thunder  Rebecca  
2007 Untitled Christine Taylor Project C.J. TV Movie
2007  License to Wed  Lindsey Jones  
2007 Kabluey Betty  
2007 Dedication Allison  
2006 52 Fights Jennifer TV Movie
2006 Room 6 Amy  
2005 The Commuters Sandy TV Movie 
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story - Deleted Scenes  Kate Veatch Video
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story  Kate Veatch  
2003 Harry's Girl  Harry's Girl TV Movie
2001 Zoolander Matilda Jeffries  
1999 Heat Vision and Jack The Sheriff TV Movie
1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye  Deeann Emory  
1999 Desperate But Not Serious Lili  
1998 Denial Sammie  
1998 Overnight Delivery Kimberly Jasney Video
1998 The Wedding Singer  Holly Sullivan  
1997 Campfire Tales Lauren segment "The Campfire"
1996 To the Ends of Time Princess Stephanie TV Movie
1996  A Very Brady Sequel Marcia Brady  
1996  The Craft Laura Lizzie  
1995  Breaking Free Brooke Kaufman  
1995 Here Come the Munsters Marilyn Hyde (Munster) TV Movie
1995  The Brady Bunch Movie Marcia Brady  
1994  Night of the Demons 2 Terri  
1993  Showdown  Julie  
1993  Calendar Girl Melissa Smock  
       
       

 

TV Series

Year Series Character Notes
2023 High Desert Dianne 5 Episode
2022 Severance   1 Episode
2016-2022 Search Party Gail 11 Episodes
2021 iCarly Argentina Woolridge 1 Episode
2005-2019   Arrested Development Sally Sitwell 11 Episodes
2018  Insatiable Gayle Keene 2 Episodes
2015 Odd Mom Out Barrett 1 Episode
2012 Elementary Gail Lundquist 1 Episode
2012-2013  Burning Love Symphony 5 Episodes
2010 Hannah Montana Lori 2 Episodes
2010  Phineas and Ferb Mrs. Khaka Peü Peü (voice) 1 Episode
2006 American Dad! Candy (voice) 1 Episode
2006 My Name Is Earl Alex Meyers 1 Episode
2004  Curb Your Enthusiasm Christine Taylor 3 Episodes
2000 Spin City Catherine Moore 1 Episode
1999 Cupid Yvonne 1 Episode
1997 Rewind Dana  
1997  Friends Bonnie 3 Episodes
1997 Seinfeld Ellen 1 Episode
1997 Murphy Brown Taffy 1 Episode
1996 Party Girl Mary 4 Episodes
1995 Ellen Karen Lewis 2 Episodes
1995  Caroline in the City  Debby 1 Episode
1992  Blossom Patti 1 Episode
1991 Saved by the Bell Heather Brooks 1 Episode
1991 Life Goes On Drama Student 1 Episode
1989-1991  Hey Dude Melody 65 Episodes
1991  Dallas Margaret Barnes 1 Episode
       
       

 

Short Movies

Year Movie Character Notes
2023  Let Liv Short  Judy  
2017 Play Dodgeball with Ben Stiller  Kate Vetch  
2004 The First Year's a Bitch  Andrea  
       
       

 

Interesting Facts

  • Christine Taylor began her career with the show- Hey Dude aired on Nickelodeon, she was 18 years old when started it.
  • She played roles in plays such as -The Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof- while in school.
  • Vegetarian: Christine and her husband Ben both became vegetarians together for health related issues and remain vegetarians.
  • She prefers using organic products as well.
  • Both her children Ella Olivia Stiller & Quinlin Dempsey Stiller have voiced characters in the movies.
  • She acted in plays and dramas in her hometown Allentown, Pennsylvania while growing up.
  • All through the school she passed without being recognized as the actress, people found her resembling the actress playing Marcia Brady, but never thought she was her.
  • She likes dogs, at some time she has had up to 3 dogs.
  • Commercials: She has worked on the commercials for- Burger King, National Dairy Board, Kodak, McDonald's.
  • First Audition: Her first ever audition was for a soap opera which she did not get, she got the role  however in her second audition (for Hey Dude)
  • ALS Project: She was part of the management committee, the organization works for the cure of diseases such as- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, neuromuscular disease.
  • Catholic upbringing: She was brought up in the Catholic household.
  • Awards & nominations: Christine has been nominated twice at the MTV movie awards for her roles in- The Brady Family 2(1997), Bouncers(2005).
  • He appeared on the shows of Ryan Seacrest, Jimmy Kimmel, Howard Stern, Craig Kilborn.
  • Marcia Brady: Her character Marcia Brady from Brady Bunch is still popular, and often circulates a Memes on internet.
  • Her fans like her in comedy roles, she herself likes watching horror movies. [2]
  • 'Sure Jan' Meme: She is the girl in the 'Sure Jan' meme.
    • Christine Taylor- Sure Jan meme
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Awards

Year Work Notes
2005

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Nomination

MTV Movie Award

Best On-Screen Team

Shared with the crew

1997

A Very Brady Sequel

Nomination

MTV Movie Award

Best Kiss

Shared with Christopher Daniel Barnes

Quotes

  • All through school, people told me I looked like Marcia Brady. [2]
  • I have no projects on the horizon. I don't feel frustrated. It's a great life lesson for me.
  • If I had made it in cheerleading, I would have never been an actress.
  • I just go with my gut.
  • Someday I'd love to do Shakespeare.
  • Doing 'Hey Dude' was like going to acting classes and getting paid for it.
  • Theater is my true love. If I was ever able to do something on Broadway, I would.
  • I can't stand the club scene. It's all about impressing people. [2]
  • It's not like I had big dreams to go to California and become an actor. I loved doing my shows at school and community theater, and I probably would have settled in New York because it was closer. [2]

 

Sources

  1. Christine Taylor on wikipedia
  2. Christine Taylor IMDB Bio
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