39 years old (Born on February 12, 1980)
Actress; She is famous from The Addams Family.Received the Half-Life Award at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 16, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her favorite bands are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty, The Ramones, The White Stripes, Weezer, R.E.M. and The Pixies. She also likes 1980s rap. Her favorite shows are "The X Files" (1993),"Law & Order" (1990), "The Simpsons" (1989), "Friends" (1994) and "Will & Grace" (1998). Audtitioned for the role of Ellie Creed in the film Pet Sematary (1989), but lost the part to Blaze Berdahl. Turned down the role of Lauren in The Rules of Attraction (2002) because of the r*pe scene in the beginning, which she found gross and offensive. Shannyn Sossamon took over the role.
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Fun Facts About Christina Ricci
Was turned down four times for the role of Lolita in Lolita (1997), which eventually went to Dominique Swain.
Auditioned for the role of Young Amy in Little Women (1994) and Claudia in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994). Both roles went to Kirsten Dunst instead.
Was roommates with Michelle Williams while filming Prozac Nation (2001) with her.
Lives in the popular Los Angeles neighborhood of Silverlake. Other Silverlake locals include Beck, Bo Barrett, Jason Lee, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling.
Auditioned for Martin Scorsese`s Gangs of New York (2002).
Attended Glenfield middle school in Montclair, New Jersey.
Co-hosted a 10 volume educational video series entitled "Bug City" in 1998.
Had to turn down the role of Ronna in Go (1999) because of scheduling conflicts.
Her favorite actress is Amanda Plummer and her favorite actors are Viggo Mortensen and James Woods.
Presented an award at The 71st Annual Academy Awards on March 21, 1999.
Her favorite movies are My Own Private Idaho (1991), Pulp Fiction (1994), The Lord Of The Rings, Gangs of New York (2002) and The Hours (2002).
Briefly attended Morristown-Beard School, an exclusive preparatory school in Morristown, New Jersey. (Other attendees include former "Bachelor" star Lorenzo Borghese).
First nude scene was in the movie Prozac Nation (2001) in which she requested a closed set and had co-star Michelle Williams present to ensure that she did everything properly.
Is on the national board of VOX-Voices for Planned Parenthood, which works to promote the mission of Planned Parenthood to young adults. She will also be appearing in national ads for Emergency Contraception.
Joined RAINN (r*pe Abuse Incest National Network) as a National Spokesperson in April 2007.
Lived in Montclair, New Jersey when she was younger.
She portrays Pansy in the Draco & Pansy video "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps". (youtube.com)
As of February 2005, has been on _"Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The" (1992)_ seven times.
Her paternal grandfather was of Italian descent. The remainder of her ancestry is Scots-Irish.
Her parents divorced after she filmed Addams Family Values (1993). She has not spoken with her father since.
Won Favorite Actress in a Horror Film for Sleepy Hollow (1999) at the 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards and Favorite Supporting Actress in a Suspense for Bless the Child (2000) a year later at the 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.
Underground Hip-Hop heroes Sean Daley (of the group Atmosphere, who makes many references to her in his lyrics) and MURS have released a collaborative album entitled "Felt: A Tribute to Christina Ricci".
Her best friend is actress Gaby Hoffmann.
To this day, has only appeared in one sequel.
Drives a Porsche Boxster.
Favorite poets are Dylan Thomas, Edgar Allan Poe and Rainer Maria Rilke.
Was originally slated to play the lead in Ghost World (2001), but by the time it was filmed she was too old for the part and had moved on to other projects. Thora Birch took over the role.
Her father, before becoming a lawyer, was a psychiatrist who specialized in shrieking therapy. While growing up, Christina could hear the therapies through the vents in her room, and would act them out in front her mother.
Is good friends with her Sleepy Hollow (1999), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), and The Man Who Cried (2000) co-star Johnny Depp.
Says that The Ice Storm (1997) was the first role she really wanted and eventually got.
She was the fourth child of Ralph and Sarah Ricci. Her siblings are Dante, Pia and Rafael.
Finnish doom metal band Reverend Bizarre song "Goddess Of Doom" is a tribute to her.
Is, to the day, 30 years younger than Michael Ironside.
On December 4 1999, she appeared on "Saturday Night Live" (1975) as the guest host, in which she parodied Britney Spears and the Olsen twins. During one of her skits, she accidentally punched actress Ana Gasteyer in the face. The skit was a parody of the "Sally Jessy Raphael" (1985) show, in which she played a 13-year-old runaway who sleeps with dogs, and required her to fake- punch Sally (Gasteyer), but accidentally hit her for real. While she initially reacted by putting her hands over her mouth in surprise, she maintained her professionalism and quickly fell back into character.
Was #97 on VH-1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars" (2005) (mini).
Turned down the role of Dora Diamond in Loser (2000).
Was considered for the role of Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo (2002).
Suffered from anorexia as a teenager.
Originally had the part of Desi Brable in O (2001), but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. The part ended up going to Julia Stiles.
Suffers from botanophobia (fear of plants). Admits to being especially afraid of houseplants.
Wore braces when she was younger.
Finds comfort in falling asleep watching The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
Nicknamed Squant by her siblings because of a childhood fascination with the Native American hero Squanto, who helped the first European settlers in America.
Is a muse for artist Mark Ryden and appears in many of his paintings including one entitled "Christina".
During filming of Black Snake Moan (2006), grew close with co-star Samuel L. Jackson. The two remain good friends to this day.
Was personally thanked by Monster (2003) co-star Charlize Theron at the 2004 Academy Awards.
Presented "Best Kiss" with Ashton Kutcher at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards.
Her favorite bands are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty, Ramones, The White Stripes, Weezer, R.E.M. and The Pixies. She also likes 1980s rap.
Tiny at just over five feet, Ricci stopped growing when she was ten years old.
Pennsylvania rock band Anthrophobia has a song about Christina on their 1999 release, "In The Zero To 3 Movement." The song is called "Ricci" and it appears as track 3.
Never formally studied acting.