Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks was born in the year 1975 and she is American actress. She is known because of the role she had when she played Joan Holloway in Mad Men, an AMC drama television. For the role, she got nomination for the Primetime Emmy Awards.

The poll of the female readers which were taken by Esquire magazine, it nominated Hendricks to be sexiest woman in the entire world. In the year 2010, she became Best Looking American Woman according to Esquire Magazine. Her career in films has seen her in Lost River and God’s Pocket and Drive. She also appeared in Hap and Leonard, Sundance TV, Another Period, Comedy Central.

According to her biography, Christina Hendricks was born in the city of Knoxville, in Tennessee. The mother is called Jackie Sue and worked as psychologist and the father Robert Hendricks, he was working for United States Forest Service and he was of British nationality. Her father was born in Birmingham of England. Because of her father she is both a UK and US citizen. The family was moving most of the time because of the job of the father. She spent the first year of her life in Twin Falls, Idaho, Oregon and Portland.

When she was still a teenager, she relocated and went to live in Fairfax, in Virginia. This is where she went to FairFax High School. While in school, she says that she was being bullied and she signed to be in the modeling agency when she was 18 years old.

Christina Hendricks started to act with children’s musical theater production of Twin Falls. She was a model starting at the age of 18 up to 27. She had her television debut at the MTV anthology series named Undressed. The first starring role she was in is Beggars and Choosers. From that time, she has been in different series such as The Court and The Big Time. She was Joan Harris at AMC series known as the Mad Men where she played as the office manager for advertising agency called Sterling Cooper and Partner. She was in the Thriller of action movie called Drive under the direction of Nicolas Winding Refn.

Christina Hendricks was said to have ideal shape as a woman by Lynne Featherstone, a British Equalities Minister.

When it comes to her personal life, Christina Hendricks was born as a blonde but she started to color the hair when he reached the age of 10 so that it can be red. She got inspiration from Anne of Green Cables. She got married to Geoffrey Arend. Her husband is also an actor. She says that they do not plan to get children. She won different awards such as Syfy Genre Awards, Screen actor guild award, Golden Nymph Award and Critics’ Choice Television Award. She is available on social media, such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Last Modified: Mar 8, 2020

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