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Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
(born August 15, 1974) is a Canadian actress and model. In 1995, she came to prominence with her debut role in the science-fiction thriller Species, followed by Species II
Species II
and Species III. Other notable film and television roles include The Whole Nine Yards, The Whole Ten Yards, Ghosts of Mars, She Spies, Eli Stone, and Would Be Kings, for which she won the Gemini Award for best actress. Her most recent role is as Dawn Chamberlain on the television series The Secret Circle.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Modeling 2.2 Film 2.3 Television

3 Personal life 4 Filmography

4.1 Film 4.2 Television

5 References 6 External links

Early life[edit] Henstridge was born in Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador
Springdale, Newfoundland and Labrador
on August 15, 1974, the daughter of Helen Henstridge, a homemaker, and Brian Henstridge, a construction manager and business owner.[1][2] She was raised in Fort McMurray, Alberta, with her younger brother, Shane. Career[edit] Modeling[edit] At age 14, Henstridge entered the Casablanca Modeling Agency's Look of the Year contest and was chosen first runner-up. The following year, she went to Paris
Paris
to pursue her modeling ambitions. At age 15, she was featured on her first magazine cover, the French edition of Cosmopolitan. Several more magazine covers followed and Henstridge went on to do television commercials for products such as Olay, Old Spice and Lady Stetson. Her modeling career established, Henstridge started doing commercials and decided she preferred acting.[3] Film[edit] In her film debut Species (1995), Henstridge played Sil, a genetically engineered alien/human hybrid created from a message received by SETI, who breaks free from the captivity of a laboratory. Pursued by a team of experts who band together to stop her before she multiplies, Sil embarks on a killing spree while also discovering her powerful instinct to mate.[3] Species was an instant hit, making US$113 million at the box office.[4] Notable for its sexual content, the film won Henstridge the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for a scene in which her character, while kissing an aggressive would-be suitor, impales his head with her tongue. In 1998, she played Eve, a more ambiguous genetic duplicate of Sil, in Species II, which was a failure at the box office. Between Species films, Henstridge starred in two low budget action films in 1996, Adrenalin: Fear the Rush with Christopher Lambert, and Maximum Risk
Maximum Risk
opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme.[3] A few smaller independent movies followed, including Bela Donna and Dog Park, with varied box office returns. Henstridge starred in the film The Whole Nine Yards (2000) and its sequel The Whole Ten Yards (2010). Despite having some reservations about the science fiction genre, she signed up for John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars
Ghosts of Mars
(2001) in the lead role. The film was not well received, with a 20% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[5] In 2004, she briefly appeared as Eve in Species III. In 2007, Henstridge was a festival judge at the first annual Noor Iranian Film Festival. Television[edit] Henstridge has played a number of roles on television, for example in Caracara and The Outer Limits. From 2005 to 2006, she had a recurring role on the ABC drama Commander in Chief, which starred Geena Davis
Geena Davis
as a fictional female U.S. president. She also hosted Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed on TLC, a show about urban legends. She guest-starred in the South Park
South Park
first-season episode "Tom's Rhinoplasty" as a substitute teacher, and was credited as "the chick from Species". Henstridge was working on the television series She Spies, prior to its cancellation. She has also completed a television movie for the Lifetime channel titled Widow on the Hill. In 2006, she filmed the CTV original miniseries Would Be Kings in Hamilton, Ontario,[6] for which she won a Gemini Award.[7] She also starred in the expansion set to the video game Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, entitled Kane's Wrath.[8] In 2008, Henstridge played a role on the ABC comedy-drama series Eli Stone. She has also been involved with two other productions, joining the cast of Dave Rodriguez's Anytown, an indie drama that examines a racist high school attack and its aftermath. She has also been involved with the production of Should've Been Romeo from American Independent Pictures. In 2009, Henstridge did a guest spot on The Tonight Show
The Tonight Show
with Conan O'Brien. During this, she demonstrated a Newfoundland custom called "Screeching In" which involved getting O'Brien to drink Newfoundland Screech rum and kiss a large fish.[9] In 2011, she appeared on the season 9 finale and season 10 premiere of CSI: Miami as Renee Locklear. She then starred in the CW television series The Secret Circle as Dawn Chamberlain. Personal life[edit] Henstridge married American actor Damian Chapa
Damian Chapa
in 1995 and they divorced in 1996. She dated American actor Liam Waite from 1996 to 2004, and they have two sons together: Tristan River (born October 1998) and Asher Sky (born September 2001).[10] She began a relationship with Scottish singer Darius Campbell
Darius Campbell
in 2004.[11] They became engaged but broke it off in early 2010,[12] then later married on Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day
2011.[13] They filed for divorce in July 2013.[14][15] The divorce was finalized in February 2018.[16] Henstridge suffers from Hashimoto's thyroiditis, a condition that has caused weight gain.[17] In November 2017, during the #MeToo movement, Henstridge joined six other actresses in accusing director Brett Ratner
Brett Ratner
of sexual misconduct and harassment; she maintains that he forced her to perform oral sex on him in the early 1990s.[18] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1995 Species Sil

1996 Adrenalin: Fear the Rush Delon

1996 Maximum Risk Alex Minetti

1998 Standoff Mary

1998 Species II Eve

1998 Bela Donna Donna

1998 Dog Park Lorna

2000 It Had to Be You Anna Penn

2000 The Whole Nine Yards Cynthia Tudeski

2000 A Better Way to Die Kelly

2000 Bounce Mimi Prager

2000 Second Skin Crystal Ball

2001 Ghosts of Mars Lt. Melanie Ballard

2001 Kevin of the North Bonnie Livengood

2002 Steal Karen

2004 The Whole Ten Yards Cynthia Ozeransky

2008 Deception Simone Wilkinson

2009 Anytown Carol Mills

2010 Let the Game Begin Angela

2014 Against the Wild Susan Wade Direct-to-video

2014 Anatomy of Deception Det. Alison Briggs

2014 The Bronx Bull Sally

2014 Nowhere Safe Julie Johnson

2014 Badge of Honor Rebecca Miles

2014 The Christmas Gamble Susan Wells

2016 Home Invasion Chloe Direct-to-video

2016 Inconceivable Valerie also known as Deadly Ex

2017 The Black Room Jennifer

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1997 The Outer Limits Emma Episode: "Bits of Love"

1997 Homeboys in Outer Space Zima Episode: "Happy Happy, Droid Droid, or Amma Sees Red"

1998 South Park Ms. Ellen (voice) Episode: "Tom's Rhinoplasty"

1999 The Last Witness Rachel Sutherland Television film

2000 Jason and the Argonauts Hypsipyle TV miniseries

2002 Power and Beauty Judy Exner Television film

2002–2004 She Spies Cassie McBain Main role (40 episodes)

2002–2004 Mostly True Stories? Herself Hosted most episodes

2004 Species III Eve Television film

2005 Widow on the Hill Linda Dupree Cavanaugh Television film

2005–2006 Commander in Chief Jayne Murray Recurring role (16 episodes)

2007 Shark Nicolette Ross Episode: "Fall from Grace"

2008 Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath Alexa Kovacs Video game

2008–2009 Eli Stone Taylor Wethersby Main role (26 episodes)

2009 Impact Dr. Maddie Rhodes TV miniseries

2009–2010 Time Jumper Charity Vyle (voice) Main role (10 episodes)

2010 You Lucky Dog Lisa Rayborn Television film

2010 The Devil's Teardrop Margaret Lukas Television film

2010 Drop Dead Diva Claire Harrison Episodes: "Bad Girls", "Freeze the Day"

2011 The Perfect Student Nicole Johnson Television film

2011 CSI: Miami Agent Renee Locklear Episodes: "Mayday", "Countermeasures"

2011–2012 The Secret Circle Dawn Chamberlain Main role (21 episodes)

2012 A Christmas Song Diana Television film

2013 Cold Spring Sara Television film

2013 A Sister's Nightmare Cassidy Ryder Television film

2014 Republic of Doyle Inspector Valerie O'Brien Episodes: "Expansion", "Buried"

2014 Selfie Mrs. Saperstein Episode: "Pilot"

2014 Hawaii Five-0 Caroline Porter Episode: "Ka Makuakane (Family Man)"

2015 Beauty & the Beast Carol Hall 3 episodes

2017 Medinah Salma 6 episodes

References[edit]

^ newfoundlandersabroad.com/ Home Archived 2007-09-08 at the Wayback Machine. ^ " Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
Biography (1974–)". filmreference.com. ^ a b c Scapperotti, Dan (June 1996). " Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
- Species' Sexy Seductress" (PDF). Femme Fatales. 4 (8). Retrieved 2018-01-27.  ^ "Species (1995)". boxofficemojo.com. ^ "Ghosts of Mars". rottentomatoes.com. Retrieved 2011-02-06. ^ CTV.ca September 19, 2006 For Immediate Release Archived February 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "23rd Annual Gemini Awards".  ^ EA – Action, Fantasy, Sports, and Strategy Videogames Archived November 5, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. ^ " Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien
Screeched In". youtube.com. November 16, 2009. ^ Rothstein, Simon (September 13, 2004). "Nat: Species, Stripping and Sex Scenes". The Sun. London, England: News UK. Retrieved August 16, 2010.  ^ "Loved-Up Stars Toast Cavalli's Romantic Spirit". hellomagazine.com. 12 May 2006. ^ John Dingwall (2010-02-05). "Popstar to Operastar Darius: Love split with Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
was down to distance". The Daily Record. Retrieved 2010-04-28.  ^ Georgina Littlejohn (March 14, 2011). "'We didn't tell our parents': Darius Campbell
Darius Campbell
and Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
marry in secret with just her sons present at the ceremony". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved July 30, 2013.  ^ Zach Johnson (July 24, 2013). "Natasha Henstridge, Darius Campbell Getting Divorced After Two Years". US Magazine. Retrieved July 30, 2013.  ^ "EXCLUSIVE: Species star Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
and Darius Campbell
Darius Campbell
to divorce after just two years of marriage". Daily Mail. London.  ^ " Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
reaches divorce settlement after four long years". Montreal Gazette. February 27, 2018. Retrieved March 10, 2018.  ^ "Actress Natasha Henstridge
Natasha Henstridge
is fit and fab at 41". belfasttelegraph.co.uk. 2015-06-11.  ^ Kaufman, Amy; Miller, Daniel (November 1, 2017). "Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner
Brett Ratner
of sexual harassment or misconduct". Los Angeles Times. Tronc. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved November 1, 2017. 

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