Beauty Elina Madison is making heads turn and the industry take notice. From the runway to the television and silver screens, this former Elite model has parlayed a successful modeling career into a blossoming acting career. Raised in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Madison landed her first professional acting job in That Thing You Do. From there she had the opportunity to work with renowned director David Lynch in Mulholland Drive. She played the wife of Academy Award nominee John Hawkes in the character study film, Small Town Saturday Night, also starring Chris Pine.
Currently, Madison stars in the horror feature Huff (September 2012). She plays the role of ‘Lorelei,’ the wife of Huff, a violent and abusive man (played by Charlie O’Connell.) “She brought me to tears in one scene with her honesty and pain. Just the conviction in her eyes was strong enough to pull the emotion out of me. She layered Lorelei well and I was impressed with how she captivated me with just her first few lines,” said Lauren Pacheco, whysoblu.com.
Other upcoming feature film projects include the leading role of ‘Alana Wilson’ in The Black Tape (December 2012). This psychological thriller is said to be a cross between Paranormal Activity and The Blair Witch Project. Additionally, Madison can be seen in the comedy horror flick, Halloween Party (October 2012) and Dracula (January 2013). Madison has starred in numerous horror /sci-fi genre films including the multiple film festival winner Barracuda, the classic Creepshow 3, Petrified and the remake of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. She also produced and starred in Corporate Cut Throat Massacre.
On the television screen, Madison starred on an episode of “Blood Relatives” for the Investigation Discovery Channel. She played ‘Susan Montemayor,’ the wife of a wealthy mobster who has been found murdered. Additionally she has guest-starred on the Emmy award winning television show “Brothers and Sisters,” as well as being cast in the series “Las Vegas.” Other notable television credits include recurring roles on “Untold Stories of the ER,” and “Mystery ER.”
Madison gets her unique looks from her Mexican/Spanish and Norwegian/Czech heritage.
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