Christina Hendricks as Joan Harris
Christina Hendricks’ portrayal of Joan Harris has earned the actress four 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.
Adding to her film credits, Hendricks recently wrapped production on the Gilles Paquet-Brenner thriller Dark Places, starring Chloe Moritz and Charlize Theron; the independent film God’s Pocket, directed by her Mad Men co-star John Slattery; and in Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, How to Catch a Monster, for Warner Bros. Additionally, Hendricks voiced the character of Zarina in Disney’s animated film The Pirate Fairy. All four projects will be released in 2014.
Other films to which Hendricks is attached include Neil LaBute’s Seconds of Pleasure; Terry Loane’s drama Measure of a Man, based on the Robert Robert Lipsyte novel One Fat Summer, and A Book of Common Prayer based on Joan Didion’s 1977 novel.
Hendricks’ additional film credits include the independent drama Ginger & Rosa, Drive, Struck By Lightning, 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 Showtime’s Beggars and Choosers, TNT’s The Big Time, NBC’s ER, ABC’s The Court, UPN’s Kevin Hill, CBS’s Without a Traceand Cold Case, as well as recurring roles on Notes from the Underbelly, Life, and Joss Whedon’s Firefly. In 2011, Hendricks earned rave reviews on stage for her performance as flight attendant April in Stephen Sondheim’s production of Company for the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center.
Christina currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with her husband, Geoffrey Arend.
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