Christina Hendricks

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Christine Elise McCarthy
  • Birth Place: Knoxville, TN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/03/1975, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Christina Hendricks Fast Facts:
  • Dressed as a goth in high school.
  • Worked as a model before becoming an actor.
  • First TV break came with the Showtime comedy series Beggars & Choosers (1999-2001).
  • Has appeared on several shows with connections to Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon: his spin-off Angel and cult favorite Firefly, as well as Tru Calling, which starred Buffy alum Eliza Dushku.
  • Auditioned for three parts on Mad Men before getting the role of Joan.
  • Was introduced to husband Geoffrey Arend by Mad Men cast mate Vincent Kartheiser.
  • Supports the Make-a-Wish Foundation and took 17-year-old David Kumferman to the Emmys in 2011 as part of the program.
  • Christina Hendricks Relationships:
  • Aaron Hendricks - Brother
  • Geoffrey Arend - Husband
  • Jackie Stept - Mother
  • Robert Hendricks - Father
  • Christina Hendricks Awards:
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Winner

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