Christina Applegate Celebrity

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Birth Name: Christina Applegate

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA

Birthday: November 25, 1971, Sagittarius

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • First appeared on camera as an infant with her mother, actor Nancy Priddy, in a Days of Our Lives guest spot.
  • Made feature-film debut in 1979's Jaws of Satan, a horror flick costarring her mother.
  • Became a teen idol for portraying ditzy blonde Kelly Bundy on Fox's raunchy sitcom Married...With Children (1987-97).
  • Won a 1999 TV Guide Award for Favorite New Star for her role in the short-lived sitcom Jesse.
  • In 2005, made Broadway debut in the musical Sweet Charity.
  • Has performed with the Pussycat Dolls, an L.A.-based dance troupe created and choreographed by her former roommate Robin Antin.
  • Underwent a double mastectomy in July 2008 after being diagnosed with breast cancer in March of that year. 
  • In 2008, created Right Action for Women, a charitable foundation that assists those at high risk for breast cancer and gives aid to those needing financial assistance.
  • Was featured on the cover of People magazine's Most Beautiful issue in 2009.

Awards

  • 2003, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female TV Star: Winner
  • 1999, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2005, Tony — Actress (Musical): Nominee
  • 2008, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1999, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Series: Winner
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Robert Applegate — Father
  • Johnathon Schaech — Ex-husband
  • Alisa — Half Sister
  • Christian Slater — Ex-significant Other
  • Lee Grivas — Ex-significant Other
  • Sadie Grace LeNoble — Daughter
  • Nancy Priddy — Mother
  • Kyle — Half Brother
  • Martyn LeNoble — Husband