Christina Hendricks

Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee but grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, worked for the forestry department and came originally from England and her mother, Jackie, was a psychologist. The family moved to Fairfax, Virginia when she was 13.

She began acting at school and went into modeling at the age of 18. In her early 20s she also began appearing on TV, landing a recurring role in "Beggars and Choosers" (1999) in 2000 and another on "Kevin Hill" (2004) before rising to international fame in "Mad Men" (2007).

As well as her more famously conventional awards nominations (Emmys) and wins (SAG Awards) she also won a SyFy Genre Award in for "Best Special Guest/Television" for her role as Saffron in Joss Whedon's short-lived "Firefly" (2002).

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Bad Santa 2 Brings in Mad Men Star Christina Hendricks

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Keanu Reeves and Christina Hendricks Join Neon Demon

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Christina Hendricks Heads Into Dark Places

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The Pirate Fairy First Look Photo Introduces Zarina

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Christina Hendricks Set to Star in Measure of a Man

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Christina Hendricks Joins A Book of Common Prayer

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Six Mad Men Season 5 Trailers!

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Christina Hendricks Joins Bomb

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Mike Figgis Directing Matt Dillon and Julia Stiles in Seconds of Pleasure

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Six Drive Character Banners

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Struck by Lightning Adds Christina Hendricks

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Christina Hendricks Top Choice for Wonder Woman

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Bleeder Adds Naomi Watts, Liev Schreiber and Christina Hendricks

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Christina Hendricks Talks All-Star Superman

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Christina Hendricks and Olivia Munn Join I Don't Know How She Does It

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All-Star Superman Gets James Denton and Christina Hendricks

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Mad Men's Christina Hendricks Takes Drive

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