Christina Hendricks

Biography: Christina Hendricks, born Christine Elise McCarthy on May 3, 1978 in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a film, stage, and television actress. She was raised in Twin Hills, Idaho where as a third grader, she was urged by her mom to participate in a school play for her to make friends. At that point, Christina knew she wanted to act.

She appeared in a Junior Musical Playhouse Production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She spent her high school years in Fairfax, Virginia. Christina also joined the theater group there where she is recognized as an Alumni of the Arts by the Fairfax County Public School Drama Program. Prior to appearing on television, Christina appeared as a model in several magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar and People. Her first television break came when she became a regular in the series Beggars & Choosers. She is also remembered for her regular roles on The Court and Kevin Hill and her guest appearances on ER and Firefly. In 2007, she was
Christina Hendricks, born Christine Elise McCarthy on May 3, 1978 in Knoxville, Tennessee, is a film, stage, and television actress. She was raised in Twin Hills, Idaho where as a third grader, she was urged by her mom to participate in a school play for her to make friends. At that point, Christina knew she wanted to act.

She appeared in a Junior Musical Playhouse Production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. She spent her high school years in Fairfax, Virginia. Christina also joined the theater group there where she is recognized as an Alumni of the Arts by the Fairfax County Public School Drama Program.

Prior to appearing on television, Christina appeared as a model in several magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar and People. Her first television break came when she became a regular in the series Beggars & Choosers. She is also remembered for her regular roles on The Court and Kevin Hill and her guest appearances on ER and Firefly.

In 2007, she was cast as Joan Holloway in AMC's '60s drama Mad Men. Christina lives in Los Angeles.
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Christina Hendricks' Scores

Average career score: 80
Highest Metascore: 92 Mad Men: Season 4
Lowest Metascore: 57 Beggars and Choosers: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
10 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
68 Another Period: Season 1 Jun 23, 2015 Celine/Chair 6.5
85 Mad Men: Season 7 Apr 13, 2014 Joan Holloway Harris 8.6
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 11 Sep 9, 2013 Herself 7.8
88 Mad Men: Season 6 Apr 7, 2013 Joan Holloway Harris 8.4
89 Mad Men: Season 5 Mar 25, 2012 Joan Holloway-Harris 8.6
92 Mad Men: Season 4 Jul 25, 2010 Joan Holloway Harris 9.0
87 Mad Men: Season 3 Aug 16, 2009 Joan Holloway Harris 8.9
72 Life (2007): Season 2 Sep 29, 2008 Olivia 7.0
88 Mad Men: Season 2 Jul 27, 2008 Joan Holloway 8.8
77 Mad Men: Season 1 Jul 19, 2007 Joan Holloway / Joan Holloway-Harris 8.6
tbd Kevin Hill: Season 1 Sep 29, 2004 Nicolette Raye tbd
tbd The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 1 Sep 8, 2003 Herself 7.8
tbd Beggars and Choosers: Season 2 Jun 27, 2000 Kelly Kramer tbd
57 Beggars and Choosers: Season 1 Jun 19, 1999 Kelly Kramer tbd