Birth Name: Christina Hendricks
Birth Place: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Born May 3, 1978 in Knoxville, TN, Hendricks was raised by her British-born father, Robert, who worked for the United States Forest Service, and her mother, Jackie, a psychologist. She spent her early childhood in Twin Falls, ID before relocating as a teenager to Fairfax, VA, where her mother encouraged her to take part in school plays. Hendricks quickly caught the acting bug, landing parts in the Junior Musical Playhouse productions of "Bye Bye Birdie," "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," "All My Sons" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." Taking up a career in modeling after high school, Hendricks graced the pages of magazines such as Elle and Harper'...
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