Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks

Date of Birth

Birthday: May 3
Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho

Christina Hendricks’ nuanced portrayal of Joan on Mad Men has earned the actress five Emmy nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Christina Hendricks’ nuanced portrayal of Joan on Mad Men has earned the actress five Emmy nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

On the big screen, Hendricks was recently seen in Sally Potter’s Ginger & Rosa, opposite Annette Bening, Elle Fanning and Alessandro Nivola. Hendricks also appeared in the critically acclaimed film Drive, in which she co-starred with Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan. Hendricks recently teamed up again with Gosling to star in his directorial debut How to Catch a Monster.

Hendricks’ additional film credits include the independent drama, Struck By Lightning, as well as roles in Detachment, I Don’t Know How She Does It, Leoni, Life As We Know It, La Cucina, South of Pico and Driving Lessons. Her television credits include appearances in Beggars and Choosers, The Big Time, ER, The Court, Kevin Hill, Without a Trace and Cold Case, as well as recurring roles on Joss Whedon 's Firefly, Notes From the Underbelly, and Life.

In 2012, Hendricks earned rave reviews on stage while seen in Stephen Sondheim’s production of Company for the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center.

Christina currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Geoffrey Arend.

 

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Awards & Nominations

6 Nominations
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television / UROK Productions
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2014
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Holloway Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2011
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series - 2010
  • Nominee
  • Christina Hendricks, as Joan Harris
  • Mad Men
  • AMC
  • Lionsgate Television
Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Christina Hendricks on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Christina Hendricks signs the poster at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Christina Hendricks greets John Slattery in the green room at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
The cast of Mad Men say goodbye onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Vincent Kartheiser entertains fellow cast members January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Actors Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
Christina Hendricks, Matthew Weiner
Christina Hendricks of Mad Men arrives at the 66th Emmys.
Writer Matthew Weiner (C) and "Mad Men" cast and crew
Writer Matthew Weiner (C) with cast and crew of "Mad Men"
Actresses Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and January Jones
Actors Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones and John Slattery pose with the cast of "Mad Men"
Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend arrive at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Jane Fonda, Derek Hough, Dan Bucatinsky, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Jane Lynch and Sofia Vergara
Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Dan Bucatinsky and Christina Hendricks at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, Vincent Kartheiser, John Slattery, Jarrod Harris, Robert Morse
Christina Hendricks, Jared Harris
Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks
Still of Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss and background in Mad Men
Still of Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
Still of Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
Christina Hendricks arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Jessica Pare (L) and Christina Hendricks arrive at the Governors Ball
Christina Hendricks (L) and Geoffrey Arend attend the Governors Ball
Christina Hendricks (L) and Geoffrey Arend (R) in the audience
Christina Hendricks and Matthew Weiner at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Christina Hendricks at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Christina Hendricks at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Christina Hendricks arrives at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards
Mad Men's Women - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 1
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Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Christina Hendricks on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Christina Hendricks on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Christina Hendricks signs the poster at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Christina Hendricks signs the poster at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Christina Hendricks greets John Slattery in the green room at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Christina Hendricks greets John Slattery in the green room at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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The cast of Mad Men say goodbye onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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The cast of Mad Men say goodbye onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

Invision/AP
Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Christina Hendricks and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Vincent Kartheiser entertains fellow cast members January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Vincent Kartheiser entertains fellow cast members January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, and John Slattery onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Actors Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.
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Actors Vincent Kartheiser, Elisabeth Moss, and Christina Hendricks onstage at "A Farewell to Mad Men," May 17, 2015 at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood, California.

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Christina Hendricks, Matthew Weiner
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Christina Hendricks and Matthew Weiner of Mad Men at the 66th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Christina Hendricks of Mad Men arrives at the 66th Emmys.
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Christina Hendricks of Mad Men arrives at the 66th Emmys.

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Writer Matthew Weiner (C) and "Mad Men" cast and crew
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Writer Matthew Weiner (C) with cast and crew of "Mad Men"
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Mathew Imaging
Actresses Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and January Jones
Actors Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones and John Slattery pose with the cast of "Mad Men"
Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend arrive at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Jane Fonda, Derek Hough, Dan Bucatinsky, Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Jane Lynch and Sofia Vergara
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Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Dan Bucatinsky and Christina Hendricks at the 2013 Performers Emmy Celebration
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Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
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Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, Vincent Kartheiser, John Slattery, Jarrod Harris, Robert Morse
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Christina Hendricks, Jared Harris
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Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks
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Still of Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss and background in Mad Men
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Still of Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
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Still of Christina Hendricks in Mad Men
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Christina Hendricks arrives at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
Jessica Pare (L) and Christina Hendricks arrive at the Governors Ball
Christina Hendricks (L) and Geoffrey Arend attend the Governors Ball
Christina Hendricks (L) and Geoffrey Arend (R) in the audience
Christina Hendricks and Matthew Weiner at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
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Christina Hendricks at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
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Christina Hendricks at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
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Christina Hendricks arrives at the 62nd Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards
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Mad Men's Women - Charles Bush Photo Gallery 1
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