An American actress, Christina Hendricks was born on May 3, 1975 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
She has been nominated for four Emmy Awards for her work on Mad Men.
A poll of female readers taken by Esquire magazine named Hendricks “the sexiest woman in the world”.
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In 2010, she was voted Best Looking American Woman by Esquire magazine.
She was a model from the ages of 18 to 27.
La Cucina, an award-winning indie film, premiered on Showtime in December 2009 and stars Hendricks as a writer opposite Joaquim de Almeida.
She appeared in the action-thriller Drive, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, alongside Carey Mulligan and Ryan Gosling.
Hendricks has been credited as having an ideal shape for a woman.
She has been called the “new modern ideal of Hollywood glamour—full figured, voluptuous; a throwback to the days of Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell and Veronica Lake.”
She has been quoted as saying, “I don’t think any woman in the world could get tired of being compared to Marilyn Monroe.”
Hendricks has moved away from accepting the term “full-figured” and once lambasted a reporter who angered her by using the term while interviewing her.
Hendricks is a natural blonde and began coloring her hair red at the age of 10, inspired by the book Anne of Green Gables.
She plays the accordion, and used her talent on an episode of Mad Men.
On October 11, 2009, Hendricks married actor Geoffrey Arend.
She was ranked #89 in the 2012 FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
She was ranked #33 in the 2011 FHM Australia list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
She was ranked #82 in the 2011 FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”.
Hendricks was ranked as having one of the most “beautiful famous faces” by “The Annual Independent Critics List of the 100 Most Beautiful Famous Faces From Around the World.” She was ranked #10 in 2010 and #21 in 2009.
The actress was ranked #87 in Men’s Health 100 Hottest Women of All Time (2011).
And finally, she was ranked #14 on Askmen’s list of the top 99 “most desirable” famous women for 2013.