Christine and her husband, Bill Moloney, adopted three children.
Christine graduated from New Trier Township High School West, Northfield, Illinois.
Afterward, she attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois.
She also studied at New York's American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Her height is 5' 10" (1.78 m).
Christine was nominated for a Tony Award (Best Actress in a Musical) for her work in Grey Gardens. It was her second Tony win.