Christina Hendricks

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Quotes (12)

  • Christina: (On playing the role of Lois Lane in the new "Superman" movie due in theaters 2012) I'm so excited you have no idea... ...I've been telling everyone for weeks now about how I get to play Lois Lane. It's a big deal. There are a few characters throughout your life which everyone knows and this is one of them. I can't wait.

  • Christina: (about her character on "Mad Men") I have women coming up to me and saying: 'I love your character! She's so empowered. She takes control; she gets what she wants.' That's another side of her. And I respect that in Joan. She says and does things that I would never allow myself to do.

  • Christina: (on the WGA strike of 2007-2008) I would hate to see another strike. But if it's necessary, it's necessary.

  • Christina: (on "Mad Men") I've never been on a show before where I'm like, "When's the next script? When's the next script?" because they're so great to read.

  • Christina: I was a goth girl in high school. Perhaps the powdered white face and the black lipstick were not the most attractive. I felt fabulous at the time but looking back, uh, probably not the best idea.

  • Christina: (Hendricks and Diggs were co-stars in "Kevin Hill") Who doesn't want to watch Taye Diggs for an hour? Every time I say I work with Taye Diggs, girls are like 'Oh my god! What's he like?'

  • Christina: (on acting) I've always been someone who really watches other people, human behavior. To watch it and be able to express it through your version has always been really exciting to me.

  • Christina: ("this" referring to working on "Mad Men") I have to say that this is probably the highlight. I've been really lucky that the stuff that I've been able to work on has all been things that I am very proud of and they've been really quality things.

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Trivia (18)

  • Christina is #2 in AIM's "50 Hottest Redheads."

  • Christina, along with her Mad Men female co-stars, was listed among's "Underrated of 2007".

  • Even after the show was canceled, Christina remains friends with Firefly co-stars Morena Baccarin and Nathan Fillion.

  • Christina, who guest-starred in two episodes of Firefly, appears in the show's special DVD feature entitled Done The Impossible: The Fans' Tale of Firefly & Serenity.

  • As a child, Christina used to play video games and Dungeons and Dragons with her brothers.

  • Before acting on television, Christina modeled in New York and London.

  • During her spare time, Christina likes to knit and cook. She also goes on weekend trips and wine tasting events whenever she can.

  • Christina was featured in the "Year of the Redhead" section of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People issue in 2008. Although she is known for being a redhead, Christina is a natural blonde. She started dying her hair red when she was ten years old.

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