Christina Hendricks’ nuanced portrayal of Joan on Mad Men has earned the actress five Emmy nominations in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and two Critics' Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
On the big screen, Hendricks was recently seen in Sally Potter’s Ginger & Rosa, opposite Annette Bening, Elle Fanning and Alessandro Nivola. Hendricks also appeared in the critically acclaimed film Drive, in which she co-starred with Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan. Hendricks recently teamed up again with Gosling to star in his directorial debut How to Catch a Monster.
Hendricks’ additional film credits include the independent drama, Struck By Lightning, as well as roles in Detachment, I Don’t Know How She Does It, Leoni, Life As We Know It, La Cucina, South of Pico and Driving Lessons. Her television credits include appearances in Beggars and Choosers, The Big Time, ER, The Court, Kevin Hill, Without a Trace and Cold Case, as well as recurring roles on Joss Whedon 's Firefly, Notes From the Underbelly, and Life.
In 2012, Hendricks earned rave reviews on stage while seen in Stephen Sondheim’s production of Company for the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center.
Christina currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Geoffrey Arend.