Tatiana Gabriele Maslany is an Emmy award-winning Canadian actress known for her role in the TV series ‘Orphan Black’. Tatiana Maslany is an extremely talented actress who has established herself both in films and TV series. Since childhood, she has performed on stage and has not shied away from challenging roles. She left her audience spellbound regardless of whether she played Penny, the kidnapped character in the Canadian series Flashpoint, or Claire, the rebellious teen in Picture Day. Throughout ‘Orphan Black,’ she portrayed a dozen clones, each unique in both appearance and character from the other characters in the show.
The actress appeared in numerous TV series, including ‘Being Erica’, ‘Heartland’, ‘World Without End’, and ‘The Nativity’. In addition to her movie appearances, she has made some memorable performances in some memorable movies. These include ‘Cas and Dylan, ‘Two Lovers and a Bear’, ‘Grown Up Movie Star’, ‘The Other Half’, ‘Diary of the Dead’, ‘Woman in Gold, and ‘The Vow’. As an actor, she has won several prestigious awards, including the Canadian Screen Award, the ACTRA Award, the Emmy Award, the Constellation Award, and the Gracie Award. Actresses like her can fill any role that comes their way due to their versatility.
Tatiana Maslany Biography
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|Also Known As:||Tatiana Gabriele Maslany|
|Age:||36 Years, 36 Year Old Females|
|Height:||5’4″ (163 cm), 5’4″ Females|
|Spouse/Ex-:||Tom Cullen (2011–)|
|Siblings:||Daniel Maslany, Michael Maslany|
Tatiana Maslany Childhood & Early Life
Her parents were Dan and Renate Maslany, and she was born on September 22, 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Woodworkers are her father’s profession, while translators are her mother’s. She has two younger brothers, Daniel and Michael, and is the oldest of her siblings.
As a result of her Polish, German, Romanian, Austrian, and Ukrainian ancestry, she is familiar with a variety of languages and cultures.
Her elementary school was French immersion, so she learned French before learning English. She was also taught German by her mother and grandparents when she was a child.
In her childhood, she had a keen interest in stage performances, and she danced for the first time at the age of four. She began performing in community theatre and musicals at the age of nine.
Her high school graduation was in 2003 from Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School. A number of school productions were performed by her while she was in high school.
As soon as she graduated, she began acting jobs that required her to travel across Canada. As part of her shoot, she would be away for some months before returning to her school in Regina. Due to this, she always struggled to fit into either experience.
After graduation, she performed several theatrical acts and travelled frequently due to her schedule. Her first home was in Toronto, Ontario when she was 20 years old.
Tatiana Maslany Career
Tatiana Maslany’s career began with a 2002 episode of the Canadian series ‘2030 CE’. She appears in the role of a ghost in ‘Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed’ two years later.
For a decade, she performed comedic improvisation in improvisational theater. The Canadian Improv Games were also a part of her participation. The General Fools Improvisational Theater is now home to Tatiana Maslany, a certified improvisational trainer.
She appeared in the movies ‘The Messengers’ and ‘The Diary of the Dead’ in 2007. Her voice was also heard in the same year’s ‘Eastern Promises. Her other TV appearances in 2007 included ‘Sabbatical’, ‘The Robber Pride’, ‘Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming, and ‘Redemption SK’.
She returned to Canadian television in 2008 with the series Instant Star. Also, she appeared as a kidnapped victim in another Canadian series, Flashpoint, for which she received the prestigious Gemini Award.
The television series ‘Heartland’ featured her as Kit Bailey from 2008 to 2010.
She took time out for movies despite her busy television schedule. As of 2009, she appeared in a number of movies, including ‘Defender’, ‘Grown Up Movie Star’, and ‘Hardwired’. The role she played as a 13-year-old girl in ‘Grown Up Movie Star’ was highly regarded.
Her exemplary performance as a heroin addict in the Canadian comedy series ‘Being Erica’ aired in 2010. Her roles in the films ‘In Redemption’ and ‘Toilet’ were also released in the same year. As Mary, the mother of Jesus, she received huge applause for her performance in the British television series, ‘The Nativity.’
The film adaptation of John Sanford’s ‘Certain Prey’ was her most prominent role in 2011. There were also films like ‘The Entitled’ and ‘Violet and Daisy’ this year.
‘Picture Day’ was her first film role in 2012. It was a year in which she only starred in one TV series, ‘World Without End.’ However, she also appeared in several films, like ‘Blood Pressure’, ‘The Vow’, and ‘Waiting for You’.
Tatiana Maslany was at her finest in 2013. ‘Orphan Black’ is a popular Canadian science fiction thriller in which she plays Sarah Manning and her cohort of clones. With over ten characters in the same series, Tatiana Maslany was at her most impressive in Orphan Black, which ran until August 12, 2007. In 2013, she appeared in the television series ‘Cracked’, ‘Captain Canuck’, and ‘Parks and Recreation’, as well as the film ‘Cas and Dylan’.
Between 2014 and 2017, she also starred in a few movies, such as ‘Women in Gold’, ‘The Other Half’, ‘Two Lovers and a Bear’, ‘Apart from Everything, and the most recent film ‘Stronger’.
Tatiana Maslany Major Works
In ‘Orphan Black,’ Tatiana Maslany displayed her exceptional acting skill by portraying almost a dozen characters flawlessly. The clones bore no resemblance to each other, except for their behavior and characters. There is no doubt that this TV series was the biggest milestone of her career, bringing her numerous awards and much
‘Grown Up Movie Star’, ‘The Other Half’, and ‘The Picture Day’ showcased her endearing performances in films as well.
Tatiana Maslany Awards & Achievements
A Gemini Award was presented to Tatiana Maslani for her performance as a guest actor in a drama series titled, ‘Flashpoint.’
Her performance in the movie ‘Grown Up Movie Star’ won the ‘World Cinema Special Jury Prize for Acting’ at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Additionally, she was nominated for the Gemini Award for Best Performance in Guest Role in Dramatic Series for ‘Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures’ in the same year.
She won the Best Actor award at the Whistler Film Festival in 2012 for her performance in ‘Picture Day’.
Her outstanding performance in ‘Picture Day’ earned her an ACTRA Award and an award at The Hamptons International Film Festival. For her challenging roles in ‘Orphan Black’, she won the 3rd Critics’ Choice Television Award, the TCA Award, the Young Hollywood Award, and the 2nd Canadian Screen Award.
She won a few more awards for her portrayal of ‘Orphan Black’ in 2014, including the 2nd Canadian Screen Award, Constellation Award, Emmy Award, and 4th Critics’ Choice Television Award.
In 2015, ‘Orphan Black’ won an ACTRA award, the 3rd Canadian Screen Award, the 4th Canadian Screen Award and the 68th Primetime Emmy Award, and the 5th Canadian Screen Award.
It was for her outstanding performance in the 2017 film “Two Lovers and a Bear” that she won the ACTRA Award.
Tatiana Maslany Personal Life & Legacy
Since 2011, Tatiana Maslany has been dating Welsh actor Tom Cullen and they live together in Los Angeles. When they were filming ‘World Without End’ in Budapest, they met for the first time.