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Christina Hendricks: The Hollywood Interview

Actress Christina Hendricks.

Christina Hendricks Drives ‘Em Mad

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Alex Simon

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Twin Falls, Idaho and Fairfax, Virginia, actress Christina Hendricks made her debut in the TV movie Sorority in 1999, following a successful modeling career in London and New York. After appearing in dozens of television productions, including recurring roles on hits like ER and Firefly, Christina landed the plum role of seductress secretary Joan Holloway on American Movie Classics’ lauded original series Mad Men. Created by former Sopranos scribe Matthew Weiner, Mm takes place in 1960, and follows the denizens of fictional Madison Avenue advertising agency Sterling-Cooper, led by eponymous characters played by John Slattery and Robert Morse, respectively, with the main focal point being rising hot-shot Don Draper (Jon Hamm), a dynamo whose checkered personal life and shady past come to light in each new episode. The show is a delicious blend of drama,

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