Natassia Malthe Biography
Natassia Malthe had a lot to prove as she set out to be an actress, as she had to fight typecasting and stereotyping that models had to endure. She finally got her first big break opposite Jennifer Garner as Typhoid Mary, in the superhero movie Elektra in 2004. She was nominated an MTV Movie Award in 2005 for Best Kiss in her scene with Jennifer Garner for the movie. Before that, Natassia Malthe had small roles in many movies and television shows, including Disturbing Behavior, Lake Placid, Dark Angel, Trapped, The Wedding Dress, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Stark Raving Mad, Halloween: Resurrection, A Guy Thing, and Devils Highway. She is sometimes known in movies as Lina Teal.
Her strong appearance in Elektra paved the way for many more roles for Natassia Malthe. More appearances both in television and movies include: Wish You Were Here, Bound by Lies, Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber, Awake, Bloodsuckers, Chaos, Skinwalkers, Dead and Deader, and the more recent Sex and Death 101, Fallen, BloodRayne II, and the upcoming 2008 film The Other Side of the Tracks.
Natassia Malthe is also popularly known in the Philippines as a commercial and ramp model. She has been named number 53 in Maxims 2003 edition of 100 Sexiest Women, and number 74 on the same magazines Hot 100 of 2005 list.