Tara Elders

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Tara Elders
Born Tara Johanna Elders
(1980-01-17) 17 January 1980 (age 38)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Residence New York City, New York, USA
Nationality Dutch
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001-2009
Michiel Huisman (m. 2008)
Children 1

Tara Johanna Elders (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈtaːraː joːˈɦɑnaː ˈʔɛldərs]; born 17 January 1980) is a Dutch actress. She has been in Dutch films and TV series. She also was in the American film Interview (2007).

Early life and education

Tara Johanna Elders was born on 17 January 1980 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands.[1]

She studied acting at De Trap, an acting school in Amsterdam.[1]

Acting career

She participated in the alternative talent show Ben ik in beeld? on Dutch national television. After some minor roles, Elders played Fleur Lion in the TV series TV7 (2002) about a fictional television station.[1]

She played in the TV series Najib en Julia (2002), the film 06/05 (2004), and the TV mini series Medea (2005), all written and directed by Theo van Gogh. She also was in the American film Interview (2007), directed by Steve Buscemi, which is a remake of the 2003 Dutch film Interview of Theo van Gogh.[1]

Other films she played in are Phileine Says Sorry (2003), Pipo en de p-p-Parelridder (2003), Hush Hush Baby (2004), and Vox populi (2008).[1]

Personal life

Elders married Dutch actor Michiel Huisman in a ceremony in 2008.[2] They have a daughter (born 2007)[3] and lived in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States until 2017, when they moved to New York City.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Vroeger bestaat niet meer Roos TV movie
2001 De val Nurse Short film
2001 Mis Sofie Short film
2003 Loverboy Julia TV movie
2003 Phileine Says Sorry Lala
2003 Pipo en de p-p-Parelridder Jonkvrouw Filette de Bonban
2003 Stratosphere Girl Polly
2004 Hush Hush Baby Britt
2004 Feestje! Maartje
2004 Visions of Europe Segment "Euroquiz"
2004 Floris Uncredited
2004 06/05 Ayse Him
2005 Boy Meets Girl Stories #1: Smachten Short film
2007 Interview Maggie
2007 SEXtet Lotje
2007 Funny Dewdrop Funny Dewdrop Short film
2007 De muze Monica
2008 Vox populi Zoë
2008 Het wapen van Geldrop Maddox
2009 Winterland Tara Elders

TV series

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Costa! Cindy Episode "Zwoele nachten en Natte T-shirts"
2001 All stars – De serie Nurse #1 Episode "Shampoo voor een proefkonijn"
2002 TV7 Fleur Lion Starring (8 episodes)
2002 Najib en Julia Julia Ruisbroek Starring (13 episodes)
2003 Spangen Brenda Episode "Scheuren"
2004 De band Yvonne Episode "Therapeutisch"
2004 Russen Myrna Episode "Verdwaald"
2005 Medea Anne Starring (6 episodes)


  1. ^ a b c d e (in Dutch) Tara Elders, Biosagenda.nl. Retrieved on 22 April 2015.
  2. ^ a b (in Dutch) "Zo woont Michiel Huisman in de VS", De Telegraaf, 2015. Retrieved on 22 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Tara Elders – Game Of Thrones Actor Michiel Huisman’s Wife", Daily Entertainment News, 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2015.

External links

  • Tara Elders on IMDb
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