Christa Miller

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  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model
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  • Appeared in a commercial for Wonder Bread when she was just 3 months old and a print advertisement for Ivory Soap, when she was 3 years old.
  • Had an operation to remove a benign, but rare, bone tumor when she was 10.
  • Appeared in her first TV commercial (a Polaroid ad) in 1980, and began modeling professionally after high school.
  • In 1989, landed her first episodic-TV appearance on Kate & Allie, which starred her aunt Susan Saint James; this led to guest appearances on Northern Exposure, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Party of Five.
  • Made feature-film debut in the 1991 suspense/thriller Deceived.
  • Appeared twice on Seinfeld: first as the boss of George Costanza's potential employer, in the episode "The Sniffing Accountant"; and then as a woman with whom George had little romantic chemistry, in "The Doodle."
  • First major sitcom role came in 1995, when she won the role of tomboyish Kate O'Brien on The Drew Carey Show; she left in 2002 when her husband, Scrubs writer and producer Bill Lawrence, cast her in the recurring role of Jordan, Dr. Cox's hard-nosed, wise-cracking ex-wife and hospital board member.
  • Featured on the cover of the first American edition of Maxim magazine, which was released on April 1, 1997.
  • Penned an article for Esquire Magazine, titled "Fifteen Things You Don't Know About Women."
  • Daughter Charlotte appeared with her in an episode of Scrubs titled "Their Story," in which Charlotte played a girl who bore an uncanny resemblance to Christa's character Jordan.

Relationships

  • Charlotte Sarah Lawrence — Daughter
  • Bonnie Trompeter — Mother
  • Henry Vanduzer Lawrence — Son
  • Bill Lawrence — Husband
  • Dick Ebersol — Uncle
  • Susan Saint James — Aunt
  • Chuck Miller — Father
  • John Miller — Brother
  • William Stoddard Lawrence — Son
  • Grant Shaud — Ex-significant Other
  • Charles Ebersol — Cousin
  • Edward 'Teddy' Ebersol — Cousin

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  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Model