Christina Hendricks is best known for her portrayal of Joan Harris (formerly Holloway) on AMC’s critically acclaimed series “Mad Men.” Hendricks’ portrayal of Joan earned the actress two Emmy nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. “Mad Men” won the 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Emmy Award for outstanding drama series, the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Television Series – Drama as well as the 2009 and 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
This winter, Christina can be seen in the fifth season of “Mad Men” as Joan Harris.
Hendricks can currently be seen in two feature films: The Weinstein Company’s comedy, I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT, in which she stars opposite Sarah Jessica Parker and Pierce Brosnan, and the critically acclaimed independent feature DRIVE. DRIVE, a joint production between OddLot Entertainment and Bold Films, for producer Marc Platt, also stars Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan.
Christina recently wrapped production for STRUCK BY LIGHTNING, starring opposite Chris Colfer, Dermot Mulroney and Sarah Hyland. Directed by Brian Dannelly, the film is slated for release in 2012. She will begin production on Neil LaBute’s SECONDS OF PLEASURE later this year. The film is slated for release in 2012. She will star opposite Julia Stiles, Brendan Fraser, Matt Dillon, and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Hendricks’ additional film credits include the independent feature LEONI, Warner Bros.’ 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 Trace” and “Cold Case,” and recurring roles on Joss Whedon’s “Firefly,” “Notes From the Underbelly,” and “Life.”
Hendricks recently earned rave reviews on stage while seen in Stephen Sondheim’s production of Company for the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center. She received rave reviews for her performance as flight attendant April. The New York Daily News stated, “The big yearning question: when can we get Christina Hendricks on Broadway? As the sex kitten ‘April,’ she proved herself a natural on stage.”
Christina currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Geoffrey Arend.