Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Claim to Fame
Joan Holloway on Mad Men, Saffron on Firefly.
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Christina Hendricks (born May 3, 1975) is an American actress best known for her starring role as Joan Holloway in the AMC cable television series Mad Men, and as Saffron in Fox`s short-lived series Firefly.
Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Twin Falls, Idaho from third through eighth grade. In 1989, her family moved to Fairfax, Virginia, where Hendricks appeared in several high school plays and local community theater. She got her start acting in Junior Musical Playhouse productions, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
As an actress, Hendricks has made her mark in a number of guest TV appearances. Her first television break came when she became a regular in the series Beggars and Choosers. Since then, she has starred in the series The Big Time and The Court, opposite Sally Field and Craig Bierko, as well as the law drama Kevin Hill. She has also had recurring roles in ER and Firefly and guest-starred in episodes of Angel, Miss Match, Tru Calling, Presidio Med, Without a Trace, and Las Vegas. Hendricks starred opposite Kip Pardue in South of Pico. La Cucina, an award-winning indie film, premiered on Showtime in December 2009 and stars Hendricks as a sexy writer opposite Joaquim de Almeida. She has appeared in four episodes of the NBC TV show Life in the recurring role of Olivia, detective Charlie Crews` soon-to-be stepmother and Ted Earley`s love interest.
Her best-known role is that of Joan Holloway on the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning AMC series Mad Men. The show centers on the macho, booze-soaked world of advertising in New York City in the early 1960s. Hendricks` character is the office manager of Sterling Cooper, providing mentoring to a group of women who must deal with the come-ons and callousness of professional advertising executives.
Awards and nominations
Won the 2006 SyFy Genre Awards for Best Special Guest/Television for the Firefly episode Trash.
Nominated for the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men (2007) shared with Bryan Batt, Anne Dudek, Michael Gladis, Jon Hamm, January Jones, Vincent Kartheiser, Robert Morse, Elisabeth Moss, Maggie Siff, John Slattery, Rich Sommer and Aaron Staton.
Won for the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Mad Men (2008)
Won the 2009 Best Actress - Drama Series for Mad Men at the Monte-Carlo TV Festival.
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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Christina Rene Hendricks (born May 3, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Joan Holloway in the AMC drama television series Mad Men, for which she has been nominated for six Emmy Awards.
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Christina Rene Hendricks
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Independent Talent Group Ltd., LINK Entertaimment
(1999) TV commercial for Clean & Clear Strips, (2012-3) TV commercial and print ad campaign for Johnnie Walker whisky, (1997) TV commercial for Visa credit card "James Bond", (2015) Print ad for Clairol's Nice & Easy hair color., Baskin-Robbins (2012), London Fog apparel (2010-)
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Married||Geoffrey Arend and Christina Hendricks
have been married since 11th Oct 2009. |||
Geoffrey Arend and Christina Hendricks have been married for 6 years. They were dating for 9 months after getting together in Oct 2009. After 9 months of engagement they married on 11th Oct 2009.
Christina Hendricks is a 41 year old American Actress. Born Christina Rene Hendricks on 3rd May, 1975 in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA and educated at Twin Falls, Idaho, she is famous for Joan Holloway on Mad Men, Saffron on Firefly. in a career that spans 1999–present. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Christina Hendricks has been in 4 on-screen matchups, notably with Arlen Escarpeta in Cold Case (2003), James Wolk in Mad Men (2007), Hayes MacArthur in Life as We Know It (2010) and John Slattery in Mad Men (2007).
Christina Hendricks is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Idaho,
Actresses from Tennessee and
Actresses from Virginia.
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