- Date of Birth:
- February 12, 1980
- 5' 0"
Christina Ricci (born on February 12, 1980 in Santa Monica, California) is an American Actress. Christina and her family moved to Montclair, New Jersey when she was young. She attended Montclair High School. A critic discovered Christina during a school play, leading her to make her big role in the 1990 film Mermaids, along with Cher. The next year, Christina was cast as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family movie. She would reprise the role for the sequel, Addams Family Values. She also appeared in Casper, Now and Then and Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain. She took on older roles, like Wendy Hood in The Ice Storm and Buffalo ’66. Her later films included Sleepy Hollow, Prozac Nation and Monster. In 2006, she guest starred on Grey’s Anatomy, earning an Emmy Award nomination. Christina had notable roles in movies like Black Snake Moan, After.Life and on television series like Saving Grace, Pan Am and The Lizzie Borden Chronicles. In addition to acting, Christina is a singer, lending her vocals to Beck’s song “Hell Yes.”
Best Known For:
Christina Ricci is best known as an actress, portraying Wednesday Addams in the Addams Family movies as well as her role in Monster and television shows like The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.
Christina is a National Spokesperson for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Christina dated Adam Goldberg in 2005. In 2008, she was romantically involved with Owen Benjamin. The two were engaged in 2008 but called it off in 2009. She and James Heerdegen announced their engagement in 203 and were married later that year. In 2014, they welcomed their first child together, a son.