Elaine Hendrix as Jennifer recently finished filming Mr. St. Nick opposite Kelsey Grammer for Hallmark Entertainment. She plays conniving weather girl Heidi Gardelle, who seduces Grammer in an attempt to steal his fortune. Mr. St. Nick also stars Charles Durning, Katherine Helmond, and Wallace Shawn, and is directed by Larry Sandersalumni, Craig Zisk.
Hendrix has also recently completed a string of projects including the Disney sequel,Inspector Gadget 2 as the latest Gadget robot, G2, alongside French Stewart, the hit Sci-Fi series “The Chronicle” as New York Times reporter Kristen Martin, and was reunited with her former Get Smart (FOX) co-star Andy Dick for the 1950’s spoof “See Dicks” onThe Andy Dick Show.
Hendrix is perhaps most recognized for her breakout performance in Disney’s remake ofThe Parent Trap from the writing/producing/directing team of Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer. As Dennis Quaid’s scheming fiancée, Elaine truly solidified her position as a skilled comedic actress. Film critic Roger Ebert singled out Hendrix’s performance with special mention of her work in the film’s camping sequence where she unquestionably “earns her comedy stripes.”
Hendrix also garnered critical praise co-starring in the Paramount Pictures comedySuperstar. Hendrix and “Saturday Night Live” comedian Molly Shannon play high school students vying for the attention of the most popular boy on campus played by SNL cast member Will Ferrell. Her other film credits include the FOX 2000 drama Here On Earthwith Leelee Sobieski and the MGM drama Molly starring Elizabeth Shue.
Elaine first captivated film audiences as Vogue magazine fashion editor Lisa Luder in the Touchstone Pictures comedy Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion starring Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino. Independent features include Wish You Were Dead in which she stars as a sexy, mysterious hit woman opposite Carey Elwes, Dawg with Dennis Leary, and The Hebrew Hammer with Adam Goldberg.
Born and raised in Tennessee, Hendrix moved to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the former Northside School of Performing Arts. Within a few years she was dancing professionally with the Gary Harrison Dance Co. and subsequently traveled the world dancing and modeling for such companies as NIKE and Levi’s.
Hendrix currently resides in Los Angeles with her Australian Cattle Dog, Tiloc. She is a member of Women in Film and Women of Los Angeles and is actively involved in humanitarian efforts on behalf of children, cancer research and the environment.