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Christine Baranski

  • Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
  • Birthday: May 02

One of the entertainment industry’s most honored actresses, Christine Baranski has achieved acclaim in every medium in which she has performed. Christine is an Emmy, two-time Tony, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Award winner.

A native of Buffalo, Baranski attended the Juilliard School. She received her big break being cast in Tom Stoppard’s hit Broadway comedy The Real Thing, directed by Mike Nichols for which she won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award.

One of the entertainment industry’s most honored actresses, Christine Baranski has achieved acclaim in every medium in which she has performed. Christine is an Emmy, two-time Tony, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Award winner.

A native of Buffalo, Baranski attended the Juilliard School. She received her big break being cast in Tom Stoppard’s hit Broadway comedy The Real Thing, directed by Mike Nichols for which she won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award.

Baranski went on to earn a second Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for her performance in Neil Simon’s Rumors and a Drama Desk Award for Lips Together Teeth Apart. She also appeared in Boeing-Boeing, Hurlyburly, The House Of Blue Leaves, The Loman Family Picnic, Regrets Only, Encores! productions of Follies, Promises, Promises and On Your Toes and the Kennedy Center productions of Sweeney Todd and Mame.

In addition to the Emmy for the hit CBS comedy Cybill, Baranski received an American Comedy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, as well a Screen Actors Guild Award as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy. She also received three additional Emmy and three Golden Globe nominations. She was also seen as a guest on Frasier, for which she received a fifth Emmy nomination. She has appeared on multiple episodes of the CBS series The Big Bang Theory, and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in A Comedy Series twice. She is currently starring in the hit CBS series The Good Wife, for which she received three Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Her film credits include Mamma Mia!, Chicago, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Bowfinger, Bulworth, Cruel Intentions, The Birdcage, Reversal Of Fortune, Legal Eagles, The Ref, The Addams Family Values, Welcome To Mooseport, The Guru, 9 ½ Weeks and Jeffrey.

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Awards & Nominations

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

10 Nominations

Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series - 1999

  • Nominee
  • Christine Baranski, as Dr. Nora Fairchild
  • Frasier
  • NBC

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 1998

  • Nominee
  • Christine Baranski, as Maryann Thorpe
  • Cybill
  • CBS

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series - 1997

  • Nominee
  • Christine Baranski, as Maryann Thorpe
  • Cybill
  • CBS

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