Christine Elise McCarthy was born on February 12, 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts. Her parents were artists too. She attended Boston Latin School and graduated in the 1983. She continued her education in college.

She began her acting career in early 90s. She was involved with role of Kyle in the 1990 movie “Child's Play 2”. Christine had a minor role in the final season of “China Beach” in the 1991 which she often cites as her best professional experience. She played Jenn Platt in the horror movie Body Snatchers in 1993. She appeared as Lana Farren in the 5 episodes of TV series “In the Heat of the Night” during 1991-1993. She also played a minor role of Emily Valentine in “Beverly Hills 90210”. She appeared in this project in 12 episodes from 1991 to 1994. She appeared as Harper Tracy on TV series “ER” for 17 episodes during 1995-1996. Since that time she appeared on the short-lived Fox show “L.A. Firefighters”. She also played in the TV movie “Vanishing Point” along with Viggo Mortensen, who requested she play the role. They was a friends since she take a parts on another project, the1993 movie “Boiling Point”, though her role was largely written out. Christine also appeared in an episode of "Charmed". In addition to TV series work she was featured in the punk rock documentaries “American Hardcore” and “All Ages: The Boston Hardcore Film”.

Christine also has been a programmer of Michigan's Waterfront Film Festival since 1999. Christine is co-director of the Victoria Texas Independent Film Festival, programs for the others film festivals like Sidewalk, Indie Memphis, Oxford, RxSM, Independent, Kansas City Jubilee, Lady Filmmakers, and Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival.

In addition to her acting career she worked as a professional photographer. She showed her work at the 2nd Cup Cafe in Boston on February 2008. At the same year her photographs were displayed at the Paris restaurant Pink Flamingos. In April of 2009, she participated in the Cambridge, Massachusetts exhibit called "Burlesque As Art". In the 2011 she was involved to Disney's film “Prom”. Christine also tries herself as film director, producer and screenwriter with project “Bathing and the Single Girl”. The movie was award winning short motion picture, which was screened at more than 100 festivals and has won 20 awards since December of 2010. Later Dystel & Goderich Literary Management represents her full-length novel of the same name and released it in January 2014.Christine appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor Podcast in the 2015. Currently Christine maintains a food blog called "Delightful-Delicious-Delovely".

Christine was engaged to Jason Priestley, they had a relationship from 1992 to 1997. Jason is a writer too, he also writes in the own memoir that he and Christine lived together and shared their lives for five years. There is no information about her husband or is she married or not. Her total net worth is not disclosed by any source.

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

Related Biographies