Biography Of Christina Ricci

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Christina Ricci was born on February 12, 1980 in California, USA. She is very special actress that doesn’t fit the Hollywood stereotype girl but in the same time she has her unique kind of sexipile.

Her worldwide fame came when she appeared in “The Addams Family” (1991) as character of Wednesday Addams. By the late 1990s, she was one of the most in-demand young actresses in Hollywood.

Early life

The youngest of four children born to a Ralph that worked as a lawyer and a mother Sarah that was a real estate agent. Christina grew up in a house where her father (who was a psychiatrist before becoming a lawyer) practiced psychiatry. She is the youngest of four children in their family. Ricci attended Glenfield Middle School, and later the Professional Children’s School in New York City. When she was 8, a local theater critic suggested to her parents that she consider an acting career after he saw her performance in a school play. She’s been appearing in films since she was 10.


Christina made her feature debut as Cher’s youngest daughter in Mermaids (1990). After that movie the world saw her talent and Christina landed the part of Wednesday Addams in the film adaptation of ‘The Addams Family’ the following year. At the age of 17 Christina accomplished a stunning performance in ‘The Ice Storm’. The critics and the audience were thrilled with her acting skills.

A year after she played a character of abducted girlfriend in ‘Buffalo 66’ (1998) and the in ‘The Opposite of Sex’ (1998) she played a character of dark, treacherous Dedee , for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination. In 1999, she starred in the indie flicks ‘200 Cigarettes’ and ‘Desert Blue’ with Casey Affleck and Kate Hudson. In 2005, she received her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series when she guest-starred on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’.

Her most known movies are: Mothers Day, The Hero of Color City, Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, The Smurfs 2, Around the Block, Bel Ami, War Flowers, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Alpha and Omega, The Hero of Color City, Saving Grace, New York, I Love You, After Life, All’s Faire in Love, No Vacancy, Sleepy Hollow, Buffalo ’66, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Small Soldiers and The Ice Storm.

Personal life


She has been romantically linked with these celebritys that all were actors: Orlando Bloom, Adam Goldberg, Matthew Frauman and Kick Gurry. Ricci began dating Owen Benjamin in 2008 while filming ‘All’s Faire in Love’ (2009) and went public with their relationship. Next year, the pair got engaged, but only a couple of months after their engagement, they broke up. In 2011, she met James Heerdegen on the set of the series ‘Pan Am’, and got engaged in the same year. Two years after the couple got married.