Tatiana Gabriele Maslany is a Canadian actress and the first Canadian to win an Emmy in a major dramatic category for acting in a Canadian series. She first came to the limelight for playing multiple characters in the Orphan Black series (2013-2017). For her roles, she won a Primetime Emmy Award, two Critics’ Choice Awards, and, five Canadian Screen Awards. However, Tatiana Maslany’s net worth, biography, and career are further detailed in this article.
|Name||Tatiana Gabriele Maslany|
|Date of Birth||September 22, 1985|
|Tatiana Maslany’s Net Worth||$3 Million|
Tatiana Maslany was born on September 22, 1985, in Regina, Saskatchewan. Her father, Daniel Maslany was a woodworker, while her mother, Renate was a French-English translator and interpreter. She also has two younger brothers, Daniel Joseph (who is also an actor), and Michael Maslany who is an animator. Tatiana Maslany has German, Polish, Austrian, Romanian, and Ukrainian ancestry — Her grandparents spoke German around her when she was still a child and she also speaks Spanish (not fluently though).
She had her elementary school in French immersion and her mother taught her in German before she finally learnt English. When she was 4, she danced, and when she was 9, she started community theatre and musicals. Tatiana Maslany attended Dr Martin LeBoldus High School, there, she took part in school productions and improvisation, and she graduated in 2003. She discovered lucrative acting jobs while still in high school, which allowed her to travel across Canada with the agreement of her parents. Tatiana Maslany would work for a few months at a time before going back to Regina to finish her education. She remarked, “It wasn’t an effortless change. I felt somewhat alien to it, really outside of both encounters.”
Upon high school completion, she proceeded to the University of Regina where she studied German, Ancient Greek, Philosophy, Psychology, and film. However, she dropped out after staying for a half-semester. Then, she travelled and performed in theatre for a while before settling in Toronto, Ontario, at the age of 20.
Tatiana Maslany became one of the stars of the 2030 CE Canadian TV series (2002). Then she appeared as Ghost in Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004). And for ten years, she performed comedic improvisations and also, improvisational theatre; including the Canadian Improv Games. She is also a member of the General Fools Improvisational Theatre and a certified improvisation trainer.
In 2007, Tatiana Maslany appeared in The Messengers, playing the character of Lindsay Rollins. Then she starred in the Heartland series, where she played Kit Bailey. In 2008, she repeated her role in the Instant Star TV series. Then she voiced Tatiana in Eastern Promises. Afterwards, she had a lead role in An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving. In September 2008, she played Penny in Flashpoint, a Canadian series.
2010 saw Tatiana Maslany make an appearance in the second season of the Canadian comedy-drama television series Being Erica as Sarah Wexlar, the heroin-dependent daughter of Dr Tom Wexlar. Then she starred in the critically acclaimed four-part British television series The Nativity in 2010 as the central character Mary, the mother of Jesus. She appeared in Grown Up as Ruby, and her role earned her a special jury breakout role award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. In The Listener, she played Hannah Simmons. Still, in the same year, she appeared in Hardwired as Punk Red. Then in late 2011, she co-starred in the film adaptation of John Sandford’s Certain Prey as Clara Rinker.
In 2012, Tatiana Maslany appeared as Claire (the lead character) in Picture Day which earned her a Philip Borsos Award for Best Performance at the 2012 Whistler Film Festival. Still, in the same year, she played Sister Meir in World Without End.
Tatiana Maslany starred in Orphan Black from 2013 to 2017. She played Sarah Manning, the lead character as well as the character’s clones, Cosima Niehaus, Alison Hendrix, Helena, Rachael Duncan, Elizabeth Childs, Krystal Goderich, Veera “M.K.” Suominen, Katja Obinger, Jennifer Fitzsimmons and Tony Sawicki. For her performance in the movie, she won two Critics’ Choice Television Awards and one TCA Award. Also, she received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress nomination, and an Emmy Award nomination in 2015. In 2016, she was again nominated and she won. Her third total nomination from the Broadcast Television Journalists Association came as the Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the 7th Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Then in 2014, The Guardian praised her performance, stating that it is “Olympic-level acting”, referring to her playing several clones in the series.
In 2013, she guest starred on Parks and Recreation for a two-episode arc. Then she played the lead character, Dylan in Cas and Dylan. Her performance in the film earned her a Philip Borsos Award for Best Performance at the Whistler Film Festival in 2013. On the 11th of June in the same year, Tatiana Maslany signed with the US talent agency, Resolution and this served as her United States representation. She is still managed by Magnolia Entertainment and is a client of Characters Talent Agency in Canada. In Regina, the hometown of Maslany, the 2013 Juno Awards were presented, and Maslany was one of the presenters.
Tatiana Maslany made a guest appearance on Saturday Night Live‘s season 39 finale on May 17, 2014. In the second digital short of the programme, “Hugs,” she portrayed Bridget. She appeared in a supporting role alongside Pharrell Williams and The Lonely Island. She co-starred in the 2015 movie Woman in Gold as a younger version of Helen Mirren’s character Maria Altmann during the World War II flashbacks. In the movie, she spoke largely German.
The Other Half, an independent film, had Tatiana Maslany as the lead. And her then-partner, Tom Cullen co-stars in the movie, which was written by Joey Klein and co-produced by Motel Pictures, A71, and Sienna Films. On March 12, 2016, South by Southwest hosted its international premiere. In the 2016 independent drama film Two Lovers and a Bear, starring alongside Dane DeHaan as Roman, Tatiana Maslany played the title role of Lucy. Then, she played Erin Hurley, the love interest of Jeff Bauman, a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing, in the 2017 movie Stronger.
Ryan Murphy’s drama series Pose included Tatiana Maslany as a series regular, but Charlayne Woodard eventually took her position. In August 2018, she co-starred with Nicole Kidman in the criminal thriller Destroyer, which had its global premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. In 2019, she then appeared on stage with Bryan Cranston in the Network Broadway production. Then in the HBO period drama miniseries Perry Mason, which debuted in June 2020, Tatiana Maslany played Sister Alice alongside Matthew Rhys.
Deadline Hollywood reported in September 2020 that Tatiana Maslany had been chosen to play Jennifer Walters/She-Hulk in the Disney+ television series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, which is situated in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, she initially denied being cast, but Marvel Studios later confirmed it in December 2020. Then she is cast in August 2022’s six-episode psychological thriller Invitation to a Bonfire on AMC. The show is set in the 1930s in an all-girls boarding school.
Tatiana Maslany’s Net Worth
Tatiana Maslany’s net worth is currently estimated at $3 million.
Tatiana Maslany got married to Brendan Hines, an American actor and singer in 2022.
- 2009: Gemini Awards,
- 2010: Gemini Awards and Sundance Film Festival Awards,
- 2012: Whistler Film Festival Awards,
- 2013: ACTRA Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Hamptons International Film Festival Awards, TCA Awards, Whistler Film Festival Awards, and Young Hollywood Awards,
- 2014: Canadian Screen Awards, Constellation Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, and Gracie Awards,
- 2015: ACTRA Awards and Canadian Screen Awards,
- 2016: Canadian Screen Awards and Primetime Emmy Awards,
- 2017: Canadian Screen Awards.