Tahnee Welch

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Tahnee Welch
Born Latanne Rene Welch
(1961-12-26) December 26, 1961 (age 56)
San Diego, California, U.S.
  • Model
  • actress
Years active 1971–2000
Parent(s) James Welch (father)
Raquel Welch (mother)

Latanne Rene Welch (born December 26, 1961), known as Tahnee Welch, is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of actress Raquel Welch.


She was born in San Diego, California, the daughter of actress Raquel Welch and her first husband, James Welch.[1] She appeared in a 1967 photo with her mother in Ladies' Home Journal.[2]


Her film career began in Italy starring opposite Virna Lisi. Returning to the U.S. she starred in Ron Howard's Cocoon and its sequel, Cocoon: The Return, in which she portrayed a beautiful alien.[3] Returning to Europe she continued working mostly in Italian and German film and television productions. She has also appeared in American independent pictures I Shot Andy Warhol, Sue, and Search and Destroy. She also portrayed the role of Catherine Powell in the 1996 video game Ripper.

Welch posed for a nude pictorial in the November 1995 edition of Playboy as well as posing in a handbra on its cover. Welch appeared in American Vogue, Italian Vogue, British GQ, Interview, French Marie Claire, Italian Moda, and German Bunte magazines.



  1. ^ "Tahnee Welch - Biography - Movies & TV". The New York Times. 18 January 2007. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Raquel & Tahnee Welch - Like Mother, Like Daughter". Ladies Home Journal. November 1967.
  3. ^ "Character study: Kitty". The Rush. UGO Film and TV. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22.

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