Christina Ricci Birthday (February 12th)

Christina Ricci Birthday (February 12th)

Christina Ricci an Emmy Award-nominated American actress was born on 12th February, 1980 in Santa Monica, California. Christina Ricci achieved status for her characte4r as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and its consequence Addams Family Values (1993).

And Christina Ricci film roles have arrayed from the art house movies such as The Ice Storm (1997), independent wits such as The Opposite of Sex (1998), dramas such as Monster (2004), for which Ricci achieved a Golden Globe recommendation for the Best Artist, and blockbusters such as Sleepy Hollow (1999).

Christina Ricci continued the evolution from child star to teen icon and adult artist. Currently Christina Ricci has her private production company, Blaspheme Films, responsible for Pumpkin and Prozac Nation. Recently, Ricci has emerged in Black Snake Moan (2007) and Penelope (2008), and stars as Trixie, the female lead role in The Wachowski Brothers' feature movie version of Speed Racer, in 2008.

Christina Ricci Early Life and Career

Christina Ricci Early life

Christina Ricci was the daughter of Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and psychiatrist and Sarah, a former Ford Model and real >estate agent. Regarding her parentage, Ricci has affirmed that "the Italian blood has been bred out of me. There was an Italian man who married an Irish woman had all had sons at four or five generations back. They all had sons. So they married more Irish women, there were more sons, and more Irish women. Now I'm basically Scots-Irish."

Her family shifted to Montclair, New Jersey, at where Ricci matured attending the Edgemont Elementary School, Glen field Middle School, and Montclair High School in addition to the Morristown-Beard School. one year , Ricci left high school for confidential school in New York City (the Professional Children's School) and which was also attended by various other celebrities such as Jerry O'Connell, Macaulay Culkin, and Sarah Michelle Gellar.

Christina Ricci Early career and commercial success, 1990–1997

At the age of 8, Christina Ricci did a school drama The Twelve Days of Christmas at the Edgemont School in Montclair, New Jersey. After that, Ricci became involved in movie business. Ricci did lots of commercials and finally she got a big screen debut in Richard Benjamin's Mermaids in 1990 (alongside Cher, Bob Hoskins, and Winona Ryder) as Cher's younger daughter. Later, Ricci emerged in a video of movie’s soundtrack "The Shoop Shoop Song". And the next year, Ricci starred as morbidly talented Wednesday Addams in film version of The Addams Family. And Christina Ricci continued to play the Wednesday again in movie's 1993 continuation, Addams Family Values – which also became extra hit.

After it, her status increased radically. Her next mission, Casper, achieved mixed significant reviews, but got a big success at the box office. After Casper, Ricci starred in Now and Then, a coming-of-age movie about four 12-year-old girls and their amity throughout the 1970s to the 1990s. It was another one box office hit. Ricci starred in handful of other movies with ten roles such as That Darn Cat and Gold diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain.

Christina Ricci Later films and continued success, 1998–2005

In the year of 1997, Christina Ricci began adult roles. Christina Ricci appeared in Wendy Hood in Ang Lee's critically acclaimed The Ice Storm. Subsequently, she emerged in movies like an independent hit Buffalo '66, John Waters' Pecker, and Don Roos' The Opposite of Sex. For this movie, Christina Ricci achieved acclaim and Christina Ricci was selected for the Golden Globe and attained the unofficial title of the Sundance Film Festival's 1998 "It" Girl.

Later movies comprised Sleepy Hollow (alongside Johnny Depp), and Prozac Nation (which featured her first on-screen nude scene). Ricci starred opposed Charlie Thereon in the movie Monster. Throughout Theron's approval speech at Golden Globes, Christina Ricci recognized Ricci, calling her the "unsung hero" of the movie. Christina Ricci made the cameo appearance on the Beck's winning Guiro, providing the voice on "Hell Yes".

In February 2006, Christina Ricci made guest appearance as paramedic in an ABC play Grey's Anatomy, for which Ricci was selected for an Emmy award.

On 4th December, 1999, Ricci emerged as a guest host on Saturday Night Live. Ricci presented parodies of Britney Spears and the Olsen Twins. Throughout her skits, by mistake Ricci punched artist Ana Gasteyer in the face. It was a parody of Sally Jesse Raphael show, in which Ricci played the role of a 13-year-old escapee who sleeps with dogs, and requisite her to fake-punch Gasteyer, but unintentionally finished up really striking Gasteyer in the eye.

Christina Ricci 2006–present

Her 2007 movie, Black Snake Moan received varied reviews, with the rottentomatoes.com adding and generally score of 66 percent. For her character in Black Snake Moan, Christina Ricci was involved to lose some pounds and wore forty-pound (18 kg) chain throughout filming. Christina Ricci has starred in Penelope, along with Reese Witherspoon, a contemporary day legend, and in 2008, Ricci played the female lead in The Wachowski Brothers' feature film version of Speed Racer.

Currently, Christina Ricci is filming the psychological thriller After. Life in New York with Justin Long and Liam Neeson.

Christina Ricci Personal life

Christina Ricci has her private production company, Blaspheme Films, responsible for Pumpkin and Prozac Nation. Christina Ricci gave a statement in 2005 interview in a magazine that she is Christian. Ricci is on a national board of VOX-Voices for Planned Parenthood. Ricci will be emerging in the national advertisements for emergency contraception. Ricci helped John Kerry's presidential bid in 2004. She maintains close relations with previous child star and artist Gaby Hoffmann, with whom she starred in Now and Then and 200 Cigarettes. Ricci is an ally of Black Snake Moan co-star Samuel L. Jackson.

In the year of 2004, Christina Ricci emerged as a initial model in Spring/ Summer 2005 Louis Vuitton show. Christina Ricci emerged in ads for trendy French fashion house that year.

In April 2007, Christina Ricci became a state speaker for Abuse, the Rape, RAINN, and Incest National Network for the United States, which helps victims of these offenses and promotes programs that assist avoid them from occurring.

Ricci has mentioned My Own Private Idaho, Pulp Fiction, Gangs of New York, and Lord of the Rings as Christina Ricci favorite movies. Ricci drives the Porsche Boxster. And Christina Ricci preferred musicians are The Ramones, The White Stripes, the Pixies, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., Weezer, and Tom Petty.

Christina Ricci Filmography

Actress

In Production
2000s
1990s
Long Time Gone (2009) (pre-production)
Alpha and Omega (2010) (post-production).... Lilly
The Hero of Color City (2010) (post-production) (voice).... Yellow
After. Life (2009) (post-production).... Anna Taylor
All's Faire in Love (2009) (post-production).... Kate
The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (2008) (VG) (voice).... Cynder
New York, I Love You (2008).... Camille
... aka New York, je t'aime (France: literal title)
Speed Racer (2008).... Trixie
... aka Speed Racer (Germany)
... aka Speed Racer: The IMAX Experience (USA: IMAX version)
Home of the Brave (2006).... Sarah Schivino
Black Snake Moan (2006).... Rae
Penelope (2006).... Penelope Wilhern
"Grey's Anatomy”.... Hannah Davies (2 episodes, 2006)
- As We Know It (2006) TV episode.... Hannah Davies
- It's the End of the World (2006) TV episode.... Hannah Davies
Cursed (2005).... Ellie Hudson
... aka Verflucht (Germany)
... aka Wes Craven's Cursed (USA: complete title)
"Joey" .... Mary Teresa (1 episode, 2005)
- Joey and the Fancy Sister (2005) TV episode .... Mary Teresa
Monster (2003).... Selby
I Love Your Work (2003).... Shana
Anything Else (2003).... Amanda Chase
... aka Anything else, la vie et tout le reste (France)
... aka Vie et tout le reste, La (France)
"Ally McBeal”.... Liza Bump (7 episodes, 2002)
- Bygones (2002) TV episode.... Liza Bump
- All of Me (2002) TV episode.... Liza Bump
- What I'll Never Do for Love Again (2002) TV episode.... Liza Bump
- Another One Bites the Dust (2002) TV episode.... Liza Bump
- Tom Dooley (2002) TV episode.... Liza Bump
(2 more)
"Malcolm in the Middle”.... Kelly (1 episode, 2002)
- Company Picnic: Part 1 (2002) TV episode.... Kelly
Miranda (2002).... Miranda
Pumpkin (2002).... Carolyn McDuffy
The Laramie Project (2002).... Romaine Patterson
The Gathering (2002).... Cassie Grant
Prozac Nation (2001).... Elizabeth Wurtzel
All Over the Guy (2001).... Rayna Wyckoff
The Man Who Cried (2000).... Suzie
... aka The man who cried - Les larmes d'un homme (France)
Bless the Child (2000).... Cheri Post
... aka Die Prophezeiung (Germany)
Sleepy Hollow (1999).... Katrina Van Tassel
... aka Sleepy Hollow (Germany)
... aka Sleepy Hollow - Köpfe werden rollen (Germany: TV title)
No Vacancy (1999).... Lillian
200 Cigarettes (1999).... Val
Desert Blue (1998).... Ely Jackson
Pecker (1998).... Shelley
Small Soldiers (1998) (voice).... Gwendy Doll
The Opposite of Sex (1998).... Dede Truitt
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998).... Lucy
Buffalo '66 (1998).... Layla
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998).... Teenage Hooker
... aka Ed Wood's I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
... aka I Awoke Early the Day I Died (USA)
The Ice Storm (1997).... Wendy Hood
That Darn Cat (1997).... Patti
Little Red Riding Hood (1997).... Little Red Riding Hood
The Last of the High Kings (1996).... Erin
... aka Summer Fling (USA: video title)
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996).... Dee Dee
"The Simpsons”.... Erin (1 episode, 1996)
Summer of 4 Ft. 2 (1996) TV episode (voice).... Erin
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995).... Beth Easton
... aka Secret de Bear Mountain, Le (Canada: French title)
Now and Then (1995).... Young Roberta Martin
Casper (1995).... Kathleen 'Kat' Harvey
Addams Family Values (1993).... Wednesday Addams
. The Cemetery Club (1993).... Jessica
... aka Looking for a Live One
The Addams Family (1991).... Wednesday Addams
The Hard Way (1991).... Bonnie
Mermaids (1990).... Kate Flax
"H.E.L.P.”.... Olivia (1 episode, 1990)
Are You There, Alpha Centauri? (1990) TV episode.... Olivia
Producer:
Pumpkin (2002) (producer)
Prozac Nation (2001) (co-producer)

Soundtrack:

Black Snake Moan (2006) (performer: "This Little Light Of Mine")
Thanks:
Thirteen (2003) (special thanks)

Archive Footage

De qué te ríes? (2006) (TV).... Wednesday Addams
Boffo! Tinsel town’s Bombs and Blockbusters (2006) (uncredited).... Selby
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Cheri Oteri (2004) (TV) (uncredited).... Gaby Malowsky
The Very Best of Cher: The Video Hits Collection (2004) (V).... Kate Flax
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Kattan (2003) (TV) (uncredited).... Hezebaia of the Dust
Cher: The Farewell Tour (2003) (TV).... Kate Flax
MC Hammer: 2 Legit - The Videos (2002) (V).... Wednesday Addams (segment "Addams Groove")
Moby: Play - The DVD (2001) (V) (uncredited).... Angel
Saturday Night Live: Game Show Parodies (2000) (TV) (uncredited).... Sonja Kradevic
... y otras mujeres de armas tomar (1998) (TV).... Herself