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Christa Miller Biography

Birth Name:
Christa Beatrice Miller
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • 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