Christina Ricci Facts

Christina Ricci Facts
Christina Ricci is an American actress who became famous for her role in the 1991 and 1993 Addams Family movies. She was born on February 12th, 1980, in Santa Monica, California, to Sarah (nee Murdoch) and Ralph Ricci. Her mother is a real estate agent and her father is a group therapist and a lawyer. She attended elementary school in New Jersey where her parents had moved the family to. When she was 13 her parents separated and she has reportedly never spoken to her father again. After one year of high school she left to attend New York City's Professional Children's School. Her film debut was as Cher's daughter in the 1990 movie Mermaids. A year later she appeared in The Addams Family and became famous for this role as Wednesday Addams.
Interesting Christina Ricci Facts:
Christina has three older siblings, including Pia, Dante, and Rafael.
Christina was discovered when she eight years old while acting in a school play, by a critic for the Bergen Record.
In the 1990s Christina Ricci became a teen icon after appearing in several films such as the Addams Family, Now and Then, Casper, and The Ice Storm.
Christina Ricci received a nomination for a Golden Globe for her role in the 1998 movie The Opposite of Sex.
In 1999 Christina Ricci starred in Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow.
Christina Ricci played the girlfriend of a female serial killer in the 2003 movie Monster.
Christina Ricci was nominated for an Emmy in 2006 for her role in the television drama Grey's Anatomy, when she played a paramedic.
In 2014 Christina Ricci played Lizzie Borden in the Lifetime movie Lizzie Borden Took and Ax.
Christina Ricci dated actor Adam Goldberg in 2005, and Owen Benjamin in 2008 after meeting on a film set. They were engaged from March 2009 to June 2009.
In 2013 Christina Ricci married a dolly grip named James Heerdegen and they had a son together in 2014.
Christina Ricci serves as the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network's spokesperson.
Christina Ricci stopped wearing fur after receiving a letter from PETA and being mentioned at the top of their worst dressed list.
Christina Ricci appeared on Saturday Night Live in 1999 and did parodies of the Olsen twins and Britney Spears.
In 2009 Christina Ricci made her Broadway debut as Mandy in Time Stands Still.
Christina Ricci is scheduled to appear in a 2018 Lifetime film about journalist Nellie Bly.
In 2012 Christina Ricci appeared in an off-Broadway Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Christina Ricci has appeared in a number of television productions including The Simpsons, The Laramie Project, Malcolm in the Middle, Ally McBeal, Saving Grace, The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, and Z: The Beginning of Everything.
Christina Ricci has appeared in several music videos including Mony's Natural Blues, MC Hammer's Addams Groove, Cher's The Shoop Shoop Song, and Tag Team's Addams Family.
Christina Ricci is considered to be one of artist Mark Ryden's muses after appearing in more than 10 oil paintings a number of his sketches.

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