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Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American stage and screen actress. She won Tony Awards for her work in the original Broadway productions of The Real Thing in 1984 and Rumors in 1989, both for Best Featured Actress in a Play. She went on to win the 1995 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Maryanne Thorpe in the sitcom Cybill (1995–98).
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Christine Jane Baranski
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Christine Jane Baranski (born May 2, 1952) is an American stage and screen actress. She is an Emmy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner.
Baranski made her stage debut in 1974 and her Broadway debut in Hide and Seek in 1980. She has won two Tony Awards for Best Featured Actress in a Play, for The Real Thing in 1984 and Rumors in 1989. Other Broadway credits include, Hurlyburly (1984), The House of Blue Leaves (1986) and Boeing Boeing (2008).
On television, she is known for her Emmy Award-winning role as Maryanne Thorpe in the sitcom Cybill (1995-1998), and her Emmy-nominated portrayals of Dr. Beverly Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory and Diane Lockhart in The Good Wife. She has received a total of eleven Emmy nominations. Her film roles include, 9 1/2 Weeks (1986), Legal Eagles (1986), Reversal of Fortune (1990), Addams Family Values (1993), Jeffrey (1995), The Birdcage (1996), Bulworth (1998), Cruel Intentions (1999), Chicago (2002) and Mamma Mia! (2008)
Baranski was born in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of Virginia (née Mazurowski) and Lucien Baranski, who edited a Polish-language newspaper. She is of Polish descent and her grandparents were actors in the Polish theater. Baranski attended high school at the Villa Maria Academy in Cheektowaga, a suburb of Buffalo. She then studied at New York City's Juilliard School (Drama Division Group 3: 1970–1974) where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974.
Baranski was married to actor Matthew Cowles in October 1983 til his death in May 2014. They have two daughters, Isabel (born 1984) and Lily (born 1987).
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Villa Maria Academy in Cheektowaga, a suburb of Buffalo
Bachelor's degree from Juilliard School in 1974
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United Talent Agency
(1997) TV commercial for Cadillac Seville STS ("Stabilitrak").
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According to our records, Christine Baranski is possibly single. Her last relationship was when Christine Baranski and Matthew Cowles were married for 30 years before Matthew Cowles died aged 69.
Christine Baranski was previously married to Matthew Cowles (1982 - 2014).
Christine Baranski has 2 children, Isabelle (32) and Lily (29).
Christine Baranski is a 64 year old American Actress. Born Christine Jane Baranski on 2nd May, 1952 in Buffalo, New York and educated at Villa Maria Academy in Cheektowaga, a suburb of Buffalo, she is famous for Thelma in a career that spans 1980–present. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Christine Baranski has been in 5 on-screen matchups, notably with Jim Carrey in How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Philip Michael in Mamma Mia! (2008), John Larroquette in Happy Family (2003), Peter MacNicol in Addams Family Values (1993) and Warren Beatty in Bulworth (1998).
Christine Baranski is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Buffalo, New York,
Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and
Actresses from New York.
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