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Encyclopedia > Christine Taylor
Christine Taylor
Birth name Christine Joan Taylor
Born July 30, 1971 (1971-07-30) (age 35)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Spouse(s) Ben Stiller
Notable roles Melody Hanson in Hey Dude
Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie
Kate Veatch in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Matilda Jeffries in Zoolander
Holly Sullivan in The Wedding Singer

Christine Joan Taylor (born July 30, 1971) is an American actress. July 30 is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Hey Dude was a television program that was aired in the United States from 1989 to 1991. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... The Brady Bunch Movie is a 1995 comedy film adaptation of the 1969-1974 television series The Brady Bunch. ... Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is a comedy from 20th Century Fox, written and directed by Rawson Thurber and available on DVD or VHS December 2004. ... Zoolander is a 2001 film based on a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by Drake Sather and Ben Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television show in 1996 and 1997. ... The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci that stars Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, and Drew Barrymore as Julia Sullivan, the object of his affections. ... July 30 is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ...

Contents

Biography

Early life

Taylor was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania to Joan, a homemaker, and Skip Taylor, a security executive. She grew up in neighboring Wescosville, Pennsylvania. Taylor has a brother, Brian, and attended Allentown Central Catholic High School.[1] Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Wescosville is an unincorporated town located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Allentown Central Catholic High School is a parochial school located at 301 North Fourth Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


Career

Taylor began her acting career in 1989 at the age of 18 on the Nickelodeon Network children's television series Hey Dude where she played the lifeguard Melody Hanson. She continued in that role through 1991 while making various guest appearances on other programs. In 1996, Taylor was awarded the lead role in the television series Party Girl, based on the 1995 film of the same name. The title character is a self-destructive rave party organizer who indulges in drugs and all-night partying. This is a list of television-related events in 1989. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Childrens television shows are television programs designed for and marketed to children, normally aired during the morning and afternoon hours, mainly before and after school. ... Hey Dude was a television program that was aired in the United States from 1989 to 1991. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1991. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1996. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... Party Girl is a 1995 a film which tells the story of a young woman, Mary, who is living a self-destructive life of drug taking and partying. ... A rave party, more often called a rave, is an all-night dance event where DJs and other performers play electronic dance music and rave music. ...


Following Party Girl, Taylor's career advanced rapidly, highlighted by guest television appearances on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, FOX's Arrested Development, and NBC's Friends and Seinfeld. She also played Drew Barrymore's cousin, Holly Sullivan in the 1998 comedy The Wedding Singer and made several successful comedic guest appearances on Ellen. In 1995, in what was to be perhaps her break-through role, Taylor was cast as Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie and A Very Brady Sequel the following year in which she displayed a dead-on impersonation of original actress Maureen McCormick. Taylor's physical resemblance to Maureen McCormick helped her with the role of Marcia Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie. HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable television network. ... This section has been identified as trivia. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... NBC (a former acronym for National Broadcasting Company) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... Seinfeld is an Emmy Award-winning sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998, running a total of 9 seasons. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci that stars Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, and Drew Barrymore as Julia Sullivan, the object of his affections. ... Ellen (originally titled These Friends of Mine for the first season) was a U.S. television sitcom which ran on the ABC network from 1994 to 1998. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... The Brady Bunch is an American television situation comedy, based around a large blended family. ... The Brady Bunch Movie is a 1995 comedy film adaptation of the 1969-1974 television series The Brady Bunch. ... A Very Brady Sequel is a 1996 comedy film that is a sequel to 1995s The Brady Bunch Movie. ... Maureen Denise McCormick (born August 5, 1956) is an American actress and recording artist. ... Maureen Denise McCormick (born August 5, 1956) is an American actress and recording artist. ...


On February 9, 2006, Taylor guest-starred on NBC's My Name Is Earl. The episode titled "The Professor" featured her as a sexy and beautiful college professor. Earl becomes infatuated with her after attempting to return a laptop that he stole from her. In July 2006, Ben Stiller announced he would be directing a comedy starring Taylor in the lead role. The show will be featured on CBS and will use a single camera format. Stiller will make several cameos as husband to his wife's character.[2] February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... NBC (a former acronym for National Broadcasting Company) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... My Name Is Earl is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom created by Greg Garcia. ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ...


Personal life

In the 1990s, Taylor dated actor Matthew Lillard. On May 13, 2000, she married actor and writer Ben Stiller whom she met while filming Heat Vision and Jack. Ben is the son of comedy legends Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Taylor has since appeared opposite Stiller in a number of films including Zoolander (2001) and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004). On April 10, 2002 Taylor and Stiller had their first child, a daughter named Ella Olivia Stiller. They had a second child, a son named Quinlin Dempsey Stiller, on July 10, 2005. Matthew Lyn Lillard (born January 24, 1970) is an American actor. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year (134th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... A frame from the title credits Heat Vision and Jack was a proposed 1999 comedy/sci-fi television show starring Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Ron Silver. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Jerry Stiller (born Gerald Stiller on June 8, 1927) is an American comedian, actor, and father of Ben Stiller. ... Anne Meara (born September 20, 1929) is an American comedian and actress. ... Zoolander is a 2001 film based on a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by Drake Sather and Ben Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television show in 1996 and 1997. ... Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is a comedy from 20th Century Fox, written and directed by Rawson Thurber and available on DVD or VHS December 2004. ... is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Taylor and Stiller appear among the audience members during the Beastie Boys' 2006 concert movie Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That! They also appear in a brief vox populi-style interview during the closing credits. The Beastie Boys are a musical group from the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan. ... Awesome; I Fuckin Shot That! (alternate title: Awesome; I... Shot That!) is a 2006 concert film of the Beastie Boys. ... Jericho, see Vox Populi (Jericho episode). ...


Filmography

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Hey Dude Melody Hanson (TV)
1993 Calendar Girl Melissa Smock
Showdown Julie Friends Carrie
1994 Night of the Demons 2 Terri Direct-to-video
1995 Breaking Free Brooke Kaufman
The Brady Bunch Movie Marcia Brady
Here Come the Munsters Marilyn Hyde Munster (TV)
1996 The Craft Laura Lizzie
To the Ends of Time Princess Stephanie (TV)
A Very Brady Sequel Marcia Brady
Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks! Unknown
Party Girl Mary (TV)
1997 Campfire Tales Lauren
1998 Denial Sammie
The Wedding Singer Holly Sullivan
Overnight Delivery Kimberly Jasney
1999 Heat Vision and Jack The Sheriff (TV)
Desperate But Not Serious Lili
Kiss Toledo Goodbye Deeann Emory
2001 Zoolander Matilda Jeffries
2004 Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Kate Veatch
The First Year's A Bitch Andrea
2005 Arrested Development Sally Sitwell (TV)
2006 Room 6 Amy
The Mirror Herself
52 Flights Unknown (TV)
My Name Is Earl Alex (TV)
Dedication Allison

This is a list of television-related events in 1989. ... Hey Dude was a television program that was aired in the United States from 1989 to 1991. ... // March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... Calendar Girl is a 1993 film starring Jason Priestly, Gabriel Olds, and Jerry OConnell. ... The year 1994 in television involved some significant events. ... // March 28 - Actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett announce their plans for separation November - After a six-year hiatus, the James Bond film series resumes with the successful GoldenEye. ... The Brady Bunch Movie is a 1995 comedy film adaptation of the 1969-1974 television series The Brady Bunch. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1996. ... The Craft is a 1996 movie directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Robin Tunney, Rachel True, Fairuza Balk and Neve Campbell. ... A Very Brady Sequel is a 1996 comedy film that is a sequel to 1995s The Brady Bunch Movie. ... Party Girl is a 1995 a film which tells the story of a young woman, Mary, who is living a self-destructive life of drug taking and partying. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1997. ... Made by Martin Kunert and Eric Manes,Campfire Tales is a 1997 film about urban legends with a modern twists. ... // February 14 - Sharon Stone marries Phil Bronstein. ... Denial was a 1998 film written and directed by Adam Rifkin. ... The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci that stars Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart, a wedding singer, and Drew Barrymore as Julia Sullivan, the object of his affections. ... Overnight Delivery is a 1998 American movie directed by Jason Bloom. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1999. ... A frame from the title credits Heat Vision and Jack was a proposed 1999 comedy/sci-fi television show starring Jack Black, Owen Wilson, and Ron Silver. ... For the 1968 science-fiction film and novel, see 2001: A Space Odyssey The year 2001 in film involved some significant events. ... Zoolander is a 2001 film based on a pair of short films directed by Russell Bates and written by Drake Sather and Ben Stiller for the VH1 Fashion Awards television show in 1996 and 1997. ... The year 2004 in film involved some significant events. ... Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is a comedy from 20th Century Fox, written and directed by Rawson Thurber and available on DVD or VHS December 2004. ... The year 2005 in television involved some significant events. ... Burning Love was the 31st episode aired of TV comedy series Arrested Development. ... // Please note that following the tradition of the English language film industry, these are the top grossing films that were first released in the United States and Canada in 2006; because they may have made most of their income in a later year, they may not be the top-grossing... Room 6 is a 2006 horror film starring Christine Taylor, Kane Hodder, and Ellie Cornell. ... Reproductions of Leonardo da Vincis works play an important part in The Mirror. ... This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia entry. ... Dedication is a 2006 romantic comedy film starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. ...

References

  1. ^ http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1800231183/bio
  2. ^ www.yahoo.com. Stiller, CBS down home for Taylor-tailored comedy. Retrieved on July 5, 2006.

is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

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Christine Taylor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (412 words)
Taylor's physical resemblance to Maureen McCormick of The Brady Bunch, coupled with several successful comedic guest appearances on Ellen, led to her being cast as Marcia Brady in the 1995 film The Brady Bunch Movie and A Very Brady Sequel the following year.
In 1996, Taylor was awarded the lead role in the television series, Party Girl, in which she played the role of a self-destructive rave party organizer, who indulges in drugs and all-night partying.
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