Christine Taylor is an American actress. Christine 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.
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.
Christine Taylor & Ben Stiller marriage: 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.
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 Daughter(born in April 2002) & a son named Quinlin Dempsey Stiller(born on July 10, 2005)
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.
Christine Taylor: Career
Movies/ TV Movies
- Zoolander: Super Model(2016): She acted as Matilda in the Comedy directed by Aaron Augenblick with Christine Taylor, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson in the lead.
- Little Boxes(2016): Christine played Joan Reed in this Drama movie directed by Rob Meyer with actors- Melanie Lynskey, Nelsan Ellis, Armani Jackson playing the lead characters.
- Zoolander 2(2016): She portrayed the character- Matilda in the Comedy movie directed by Ben Stiller with the cast Ben Stiller, Penélope Cruz, Owen Wilson
- Sharing(2015): She portrayed the character- Polly in this by with Christine Taylor, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Greta Lee in the lead.
- The First Time(2012): She acted in the role of Aubrey's Mom in the Romantic Comedy Drama movie directed by Jon Kasdan starring Victoria Justice, Britt Robertson, Dylan O'Brien in the lead.
- Rip City(2011): She played the character- Janet Marsh in the Comedy , it was directed by Gil Junger with Christine Taylor, Barry Watson, Yara Shahidi in the lead cast.
- Farewell Mr. Kringle(2010): She played Annabelle Wahl in this Romantic Comedy directed by Kevin Connor starring William Morgan Sheppard, Christopher Wiehl, Christine Taylor in the lead.
- Tropic Thunder(2008): She portrayed the role of Rebecca in the Comedy movie directed by Ben Stiller with Robert Downey Jr., Ben Stiller, Jack Black in the lead cast.
- Kabluey(2007): She played the role- Betty in the Comedy movie directed by Scott Prendergast starring Scott Prendergast, Teri Garr, Lisa Kudrow in the lead.
- License to Wed(2007): Christine Taylor was Lindsey Jones in the Romantic Comedy movie directed by Ken Kwapis , it has Mandy Moore, Robin Williams, John Krasinski in the lead cast.
- Dedication(2007): She played Allison in the Romantic Drama movie , it was directed by Justin Theroux with the cast of Mandy Moore, Billy Crudup, Tom Wilkinson
- Room 6(2006): She acted in the role of Amy in the Mystery Thriller movie directed by Michael Hurst with Christine Taylor, Shane Brolly, Jerry O'Connell in the lead.
- 52 Fights(2006): She played the role- Jennifer in this Comedy by Luke Greenfield , it has Frank Crim, Matt Letscher, Chris Diamantopoulos in the lead cast.
- The Commuters(2005): Christine played Sandy in this Drama directed by Stephen Kay , it stars David Arquette, Armand Assante, Robert Bizik in the cast.
- Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story(2004): She played the role- Kate Veatch in this Sports Comedy directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber featuring Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor in the cast.
- Harry's Girl(2003): She portrayed Harry's Girl in the Comedy , it was directed by with Christine Taylor, Diane Farr, Willie Garson in the lead.
- Zoolander(2001): She played the role of Matilda Jeffries in this Comedy directed by Ben Stiller , cast included Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Owen Wilson
- Desperate But Not Serious(2000): She acted in the role of Lili in the Comedy movie , it was directed by Bill Fishman with Paget Brewster, Claudia Schiffer, Christine Taylor in the lead.
- Kiss Toledo Goodbye(1999): She played the role- Deeann Emory in this Comedy directed by Lyndon Chubbuck with stars- Christopher Walken, Robert Forster, Michael Rapaport in the main roles.
- Denial(1998): She played the role of Sammie in this Comedy Drama movie directed by Adam Rifkin starring Leah Lail, Jonathan Silverman, Patrick Dempsey in the lead.
- The Wedding Singer(1998): She played the role of Holly Sullivan in this Romantic Musical Comedy movie directed by Frank Coraci starring Christine Taylor, Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore in the lead.
- Campfire Tales(1997): She played the role of Lauren in the Horror movie , it was directed by Matt Cooper, Martin Kunert , it has Christopher Masterson, Christine Taylor, Jay R. Ferguson in the main roles.
- To the Ends of Time(1996): She portrayed Princess Stephanie in this Fantasy directed by Markus Rothkranz with the cast Christine Taylor, Tom Schultz, Joss Ackland
- The Craft(1996): She played the role- Laura Lizzie in this Fantasy Drama movie by Andrew Fleming, created by Peter Filardi starring Neve Campbell, Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk in the main roles.
- Breaking Free(1995): She portrayed the character- Brooke Kaufman in this by David Mackay produced by Virginia Gilbert, Barbara Clark Wanbaugh starring Megan Gallagher, Jeremy London, Gina Philips in the main roles.
- Here Come the Munsters(1995): Christine was Marilyn Hyde in this Horror Comedy directed by Robert Ginty with actors- Robert Morse, Edward Herrmann, Veronica Hamel in the lead cast.
- The Brady Bunch Movie(1995): She played the role- Marcia Brady in the Comedy directed by Betty Thomas starring Christine Taylor, Shelley Long, Gary Cole in the lead.
- Night of the Demons 2(1994): She played the character- Terri in this Horror Comedy movie directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith starring Cristi Harris, Robert Jayne, Darin Heames in the lead.
- Showdown(1993): Christine appeared as Julie in the movie directed by Robert Radler starring Kenn Scott, Billy Blanks, Christine Taylor in the lead.
- Calendar Girl(1993): She acted as Melissa Smock in the Comedy by John Whitesell created by Parkway Productions, Paul W. Shapiro starring Jerry O'Connell, Jason Priestley, Gabriel Olds in the lead.
- Odd Mom Out(2017): Christine played Barrett in the Comedy TV Series , it was produced by Jill Kargman with Andy Buckley, Jill Kargman, K.K. Glick in the lead.
- Elementary(2017): She portrayed the role- Gail Lundquist in the Mystery Crime Drama Series , it was aired on CBS & stars- Lucy Liu, Jonny Lee Miller, Aidan Quinn playing important roles.
- Search Party(2016): She acted as Gail in the Mystery Comedy Drama TV Series starring John Reynolds, John Early, Alia Shawkat in the lead.
- Burning Love(2012): She portrayed Symphony in the Comedy Series starring Michael Ian Black, June Diane Raphael, Ken Marino in the lead.
- Phineas and Ferb(2010): She acted in the Comedy TV Series produced by Jeff Marsh, Dan Povenmire , it has Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Vincent Martella, Ashley Tisdale in the lead cast.
- Hannah Montana(2010): She played Lori in the Musical Comedy Series , it was produced by Barry O'Brien, Rich Correll, Michael Poryes for Disney with Emily Osment, Miley Cyrus, Jason Earles in the lead cast.
- My Name Is Earl(2006): She portrayed Alex Meyers in the Comedy Series with actors- Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly playing the lead characters.
- American Dad!(2006): She played Candy in this Series , it has Dee Bradley Baker, Wendy Schaal, Seth MacFarlane in the main roles.
- Arrested Development(2005): She portrayed Sally Sitwell in the TV Series with stars- Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Jason Bateman in the main roles.
- Curb Your Enthusiasm(2004): Christine played Christine Taylor in the Comedy Series , it was produced by Larry David, starring Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Larry David in the lead.
- Spin City(2000): Christine played Catherine Moore in the Series , cast includes Heather Locklear, Charlie Sheen, Michael J Fox
- Cupid(1999): Christine played Yvonne in this Comedy Series , it was produced by Rob Thomas with the cast of Jeremy Piven, Paula Marshall, Jeffrey D. Sams
- Rewind(1997): Christine Taylor was Dana in the Comedy Series produced by Boyd Hale, Tom Burkhard , it has Mystro Clark, Chris Edwards, Scott Baio in the main roles.
- Friends(1997): She portrayed a small role of Bonnie in the TV Series created by David Crane, Marta Kauffman, starring Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow in the lead.
- Seinfeld(1997): She portrayed the role of Ellen in the Comedy TV Series produced by Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David starring Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards in the lead.
- Murphy Brown(1997): She played the role- Taffy in this TV Series created by Diane English featuring Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Candice Bergen in the cast.
- Party Girl(1996): She portrayed Mary in the Comedy TV Series featuring Merrin Dungey, John Cameron Mitchell, Christine Taylor in the cast.
- A Very Brady Sequel(1996): Christine played Marcia Brady in this Comedy directed by Arlene Sanford, cast includes Shelley Long, Tim Matheson, Gary Cole. She also performed in one of the songs 'Good Time Music'.
- Caroline in the City(1995): She portrayed the role of Debby in the Comedy Series produced by Marco Pennette, Fred Barron, Dottie Dartland Zicklin with stars- Amy Pietz, Malcolm Gets, Lea Thompson in the main roles.
- Ellen(1995): She played the role- Karen Lewis in the TV Series with actors- Ellen DeGeneres, Joely Fisher, David Anthony Higgins playing the lead characters.
- Blossom(1992): Christine played Patti in the Comedy Drama produced by Don Reo with actors- Joey Lawrence, Jenna von Oÿ, Mayim Bialik playing the lead characters.
- Saved by the Bell(1991): She portrayed the role- Heather Brooks in the Romantic Comedy TV Series with the cast Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Dustin Diamond
- Life Goes On(1991): She played a Drama Student in the Drama Series starring Kellie Martin, Chris Burke, Patti LuPone in the lead.
- Dallas(1991): She played Margaret Barnes in the Romantic Drama Series , it has Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Ken Kercheval playing in the lead.
- Hey Dude(1989): She played the role of Melody Hanson in the Family Comedy Series , cast includes Christine Taylor, David Brisbin, Debi Kalman
- Play Dodgeball with Ben Stiller(2017): Christine played Kate Vetch in this Comedy Short Video directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber starring Vince Vaughn, Christine Taylor, Ben Stiller in the lead.
- DodgeBall Boot Camp: Training for 'DodgeBall'(2004): She portrayed Herself in the Short Video directed by created by with the cast Alex Daniels, Stephen Root, Justin Long
- Heat Vision and Jack(1999): She acted in the role of The Sheriff in the Adventure directed by Ben Stiller, features Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Ron Silver in the cast.
- Overnight Delivery(1998): She portrayed the role of Kimberly Jasney in the Romantic Comedy Video directed by Jason Bloom created by Marc Sedaka featuring Reese Witherspoon, Christine Taylor, Paul Rudd in the cast.
Christine Taylor: 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.
- Ancestry: Christine is of English, German, Irish, Polish, Scottish, Swedish descent
- 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.
Christine Taylor: Quotes
- 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.
Christine Taylor: Photos, Pictures
Christine Taylor with son Quinlin Dempsey Stiller & Daughter Ella Olivia Stiller
Christine Taylor with Daughter Ella Olivia Stiller