McElhone established herself as a talented leading actress when
she left drama school to play the lead in her first film, Merchant
Ivory’s Surviving Picasso, opposite Anthony Hopkins in 1995.
quickly followed this with Peter Weir’s film, The Truman Show; Alan
J. Pakula’s The Devil’s Own, with Brad Pitt and Harrison Ford; and
John Frankenheimer’s action epic Ronin, in which she co-starred with
Robert De Niro. She also played Rosalind to Kenneth Branagh’s Berowne
in his musical version of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost.
2003, McElhone co-starred with George Clooney in Steven Soderbergh’s
futuristic love story, Solaris.
starred in TNT’s mini-series The Company, a Golden Globe-nominated
drama . In 2005, she starred in NBC’s Emmy-nominated mini-series,
McElhone currently stars opposite David Duchovny in the Golden
Globe-winning Showtime series Californication, which has just
completed filming its Seventh and final season.
also stars in the children’s fantasy film, The Secret of Moonacre Manor, with Ioan Gruffud. She shared the title role in Mrs Dalloway with Vanessa Redgrave directed by Oscar winning director Marleen
other major film credits include City Of Ghosts, with Matt Dillon and
Gerard Depardieu; Laurel Canyon, with Christian Bale and Francis
McDormand; and Ladies In Lavender, with Dame Judi Dench and Dame
has most recently starred in The Kid and in two other British feature
films – The Theatre of Dreams with Toby Stephens and Brian Cox to
be released Spring 2014 and in Julian Fellowes’ adaptation of
Romeo and Juliet currently on release along with The Sea starring with Rufus Sewell, Ciaran Hinds and Charlotte Rampling
also to be released at the end of the year.
|2013 Jury Member|