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Christine Taylor

Christine Taylor starred in the smash hit comedy Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, opposite Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn, and is perhaps best-known for her role as Matilda Jeffries in the fashion industry satire Zoolander, starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Milla Jovovich and Jerry Stiller. Taylor also starred in The Wedding Singer, with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, and received much attention for her performance as Marcia Brady in The Brady Brunch Movie and its aptly named sequel, A Very Brady Sequel.

Upcoming, Taylor has a cameo in the romantic comedy Dedication, starring Mandy Moore and Billy Crudup, and co-stars opposite Lisa Kudrow in the comedy Kabluey, which will premiere at this year's Los Angeles Film Festival. Her other film credits include such films as Desperate But Not Serious, for director Bill Fishman; Kiss Toledo Goodbye, starring Robert Forster, Michael Rapaport and Christopher Walken; and Adam Rifkin's Denial. She has also appeared in Andrew Fleming's The Craft and Overnight Delivery, starring Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd.

On television, she played the lead in the 1996 sitcom Party Girl, and has guest-starred on My Name is Earl, Spin City, Friends, Seinfeld, Ellen and Murphy Brown. Taylor made her television debut as Melody Hanson on the Nickelodeon series Hey Dude.

Outside of her career in film and television, Taylor is involved with Project A.L.S., an organization dedicated to raising funds for research towards finding effective treatments and a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease).


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Christine Taylor Facts

Birth Name Christine Joan Taylor
OccupationActress
BirthdayJuly 30, 1971 (46)
SignLeo
BirthplaceAllentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Height5' 6½" (1m69)  How tall is Christine Taylor compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
The Brady Bunch Movie
The Wedding Singer
A Very Brady Sequel
Meet Joe Black
License to Wed
Being John Malkovich
Zoolander
Tropic Thunder
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