Christine Lahti

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Birmingham, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1950, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; director
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Christine Lahti Fast Facts:
  • Worked as a mime in New York City's Central Park during the early 1970s.
  • Made her first big-screen appearance in Norman Jewison's 1979 drama ...And Justice for All, which costarred Al Pacino and Jeffrey Tambor.
  • Won a CableACE Award for her role in the 1991 TNT drama Crazy From the Heart, which was directed by her husband, Thomas Schlamme. 
  • Received a Drama Desk nomination for her role in the play Three Hotels, costarring Richard Dreyfuss.
  • Was in the bathroom when she won her Golden Globe for Chicago Hope in 1998; presented an award at the following year's Globes with a piece of toilet paper purposely stuck to her shoe as a joke.
  • Made her feature directing debut with the 2001 comedy-drama My First Mister, starring Albert Brooks and Leelee Sobieski.
  • Christine Lahti Relationships:
  • Elizabeth Margaret Lahti - Mother
  • Joseph Schlamme - Son
  • Carol - Sister
  • Paul Theodore Lahti - Father
  • Emma Schlamme - Daughter
  • Catherine - Sister
  • Paul T. Lahti Jr. - Brother
  • James R. Lahti - Brother
  • Linda - Sister
  • Thomas Schlamme - Husband
  • Wilson Schlamme - Son
  • Christine Lahti Awards:
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 1997 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1999 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Actress in a Television Series - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1989 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1998 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1984 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Special - Nominee
  • 1995 Oscar: Best Short Film, Live Action - Winner
  • 1998 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (BA in Speech and Drama, 1972); attended Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

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