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Christina Applegate is a Actor American born on 25 november 1971 at Hollywood (USA)

Christina Applegate

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Birth name Christina Applegate
Nationality USA
Birth 25 november 1971 (47 years) at Hollywood (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer who was a child actress, playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children (1987–97). In her adult years, Applegate established a film and television career, winning an Emmy and earning Tony and Golden Globe nominations.

She has had major roles in several films, including Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), The Big Hit (1998), The Sweetest Thing (2002), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and its sequel, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Farce of the Penguins (2007), Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009), Hall Pass (2011), and Vacation (2015). She has also starred in numerous Broadway theatre productions such as the 2005 revival of the musical Sweet Charity. She played the lead role in the television sitcoms Jesse (1998–2000) and Samantha Who? (2007–09) and starred in the NBC comedy Up All Night (2011–12) before leaving over the creative direction of the series, which was canceled shortly afterward.

Biography

1971–1986: Early life and projects
Applegate was born in Hollywood, California. Her father, Robert William "Bob" Applegate, was a record producer and record company executive, and her mother, Nancy Lee Priddy, is a singer and actress. Her parents were separated shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings (Alisa and Kyle) from her father's remarriage. After her parents' divorce, her mother had a relationship with musician Stephen Stills. After her television debut with her mother in the soap opera Days of Our Lives and a commercial for Playtex baby bottles at three and five months, respectively, Applegate made her film debut in the 1979 film, Jaws of Satan (a.k.a. King Cobra) at the age of seven, followed by 1981's Beatlemania. She debuted in a television movie as young Grace Kelly in the biopic, Grace Kelly (1983) and appeared in her first TV series in Showtime's political comedy, Washingtoon (1985), in which she played a Congressman's daughter. She was also spotted as a guest in the shows, Father Murphy (1981), Charles in Charge (1984 and 1985), and Silver Spoons (1986). In 1986, Applegate won the role of Robin Kennedy (1986–87), a policeman's daughter, in the police drama series Heart of the City. Meanwhile, she was also seen guest starring in several other television series such as All is Forgiven, Still the Beaver, Amazing Stories, and the Family Ties episode "Band on the Run" (1987) as Kitten..


1987–2001: Married… with Children

In 1987, Applegate played the role of the ditzy, sexually promiscuous daughter, Kelly Bundy, on the Fox Network's first sitcom, Married... with Children. She portrayed her character for ten years (1987–97). While working on the series, Applegate was seen in Dance 'til Dawn (1988, NBC) and in Streets (1990), in which a teenaged drug addict is stalked by a psychotic police officer. Applegate guest-starred in 21 Jump Street (1988) and Top of the Heap (1991, as Kelly Bundy), and hosted Saturday Night Live (May 8, 1993, and October 13, 2012) and MADtv (1996).

The character of Sue Ellen Crandell in the black comedy feature Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) was Applegate's first starring role in a mainstream film, playing a rebellious teenager who is forced to take care of siblings after their summer babysitter dies. Applegate followed with roles in films such as Vibrations (1995), Across the Moon (1995), Wild Bill (1995), Tim Burton's Mars Attacks! (1996), and Gregg Araki's Nowhere (1997). After the sitcom Married... with Children was canceled in May 1997, Applegate starred as Claudine Van Doozen in the independent feature Claudine's Return (aka Kiss of Fire), was cast in the action-comedy The Big Hit, and played the fiancée of a mob descendant in the Mafia satire Jane Austen's Mafia (1998).

Applegate was one of the founding members of The Pussycat Dolls, which debuted at Johnny Depp's Viper Room on the Sunset Strip in 1995. Applegate emceed for the group when they moved to The Roxy in 2002. In 1998, Applegate was given the title role in the NBC sitcom Jesse. The series debuted in 1998, received rave reviews, and brought Applegate a People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Performer in a New TV series and the TV Guide Award for Star of a New Series as well as a nomination at the Golden Globe Awards for Lead Actress in a Comedy. Though the series gained critical praise, it was canceled in 2000.


2002–present: Anchorman, stage and television
The new millennium saw Applegate playing the dual role of a 12th-century noblewoman, Princess Rosalind, and her 21st-century descendant, Julia Malfete, in the time-travel comedy Just Visiting (2001). After playing Cameron Diaz's level-headed best friend, Courtney Rockcliffe, in The Sweetest Thing (2002), Applegate continued to play roles in such films as Heroes (2002), and the romantic airplane comedy View from the Top (2003), as well as in the true crime film Wonderland (2003), based on the Wonderland murders, and the Gram Parsons biopic Grand Theft Parsons (2003). In 2004, Applegate starred alongside Ben Affleck in the holiday comedy Surviving Christmas, and alongside Matt Dillon in Employee of the Month. Behind the screen, she was the executive producer of Comforters, Miserable (2001).

Applegate guest-starred on two episodes of Friends, in the ninth (2002) and tenth (2003) seasons, titled "The One with Rachel's Other Sister" and "The One Where Rachel's Sister Babysits" as Amy Green, Rachel Green's (Jennifer Aniston) sister. She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series her performance in "The One with Rachel's Other Sister." On the silver screen, she portrayed TV anchorwoman Veronica Corningstone in the 2004 films Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and the bonus film Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (an alternative film comprising alternate takes and deleted scenes and story elements).

In addition to her screen work, Applegate has performed on stage in such productions as The Axeman's Jazz, Nobody Leaves Empty Handed, and The Runthrough, as well as John Cassavetes' The Third Day (co-starring Gena Rowlands). In 2004, she debuted on the Broadway stage playing the title role of Charity Hope Valentine in a revival of the 1966 musical Sweet Charity. In late April 2005, she also took part in the annual Broadway Cares’ Easter Bonnet Competition, being sawed in half by a magician in their Clearly Impossible sawing illusion. Sweet Charity ended its Broadway run on December 31, 2005. Applegate eventually took home the 2005 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a 2005 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.



While appearing in Sweet Charity, Applegate broke her foot, and it was announced that the musical would close during previews. She persuaded the producers to rescind their decision and on April 18, 2005, she made her Broadway debut. Because of her injury, Applegate had to wear special shoes to prevent another incident, and in a 2013 interview said that because of what happened she "actually can't dance anymore. And that is sad for me because I always wanted to go back. But I probably won't be able to." She does dance whenever the opportunity presents, but cannot do anymore strenuous roles.

In 2006, Applegate appeared in Jessica Simpson's music video "A Public Affair" alongside Eva Longoria, Ryan Seacrest and Christina Milian. She starred in the ABC comedy Samantha Who? from October 15, 2007, until it was canceled on May 18, 2009. The series costarred Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito and Melissa McCarthy. The series was about a 30-year-old who, after a hit-and-run accident, develops amnesia and has to rediscover her life, her relationships and herself. Shortly after the cancellation was announced, Applegate began a campaign to get the show back into production, which was a failure. Applegate topped the list of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People in 2009.
Applegate appeared with her TV brother David Faustino (Bud Bundy from Married with Children) in an episode of Faustino's show Star-ving.

She also voiced Catherine the Cat in the 3-D talking animal sequel Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore. According to Applegate, she said it was her mother that wanted her to be involved in the film. Prior to Cats & Dogs 2, she voiced Brittany (one of the Chipettes) in Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009) and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011). She starred in the NBC sitcom Up All Night with Maya Rudolph and Will Arnett and the show debuted on September 14, 2011. On February 8, 2013, she left the series after its second season hiatus which was leading into a planned format change.

On July 31, 2013, Applegate was featured on the second episode of the fourth season of the revived American version of TLC's, Who Do You Think You Are? The broadcast centered around Applegate trying to find out for her father, Robert Applegate, about his mother, Lavina Applegate Walton, who was mysteriously absent for most of her son's young life and who died early in his life. Applegate also hoped to find out if the hearsay concerning her grandmother's tragic death was true. The actress traveled from her home in Hollywood, California, to Trenton, New Jersey, for her search.

In July 2015, Applegate starred with Ed Helms in the National Lampoon sequel Vacation (2015 film), the 5th full length movie episode of the road trip comedies. Helms and Applegate play Rusty Griswold and his wife Debbie, who with their two sons take a trip to Walley World, just as Rusty did with his parents in the 1983 original film, National Lampoon's Vacation. Series stars Beverly D'Angelo and Chevy Chase make appearances as Rusty's parents Ellen & Clark Griswold. Also, Leslie Mann appears as Rusty's sister Audrey with Chris Hemsworth as her husband Stone Crandell.

Best films

Bad Moms (2016)
(Actress)
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
(Actress)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
(Actress)
Hall Pass (2011)
(Actress)
The Big Hit (1998)
(Actress)
Just Visiting (2001)
(Actress)

Usually with

Adam McKay
Adam McKay
(3 films)
Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell
(3 films)
Janice Karman
Janice Karman
(3 films)
Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Christina Applegate (38 films)

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Actress

A Bad Moms Christmas, 1h44
Directed by Jon Lucas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christine Baranski, Cheryl Hines, Susan Sarandon
Roles Gwendolyn James
Rating55% 2.7605652.7605652.7605652.7605652.760565
Comme beaucoup de mères de famille, Amy, Kiki et Carla angoissent à l’approche des fêtes de fin d'année : les cadeaux, le repas, la décoration, l’organisation et la préparation. Elles doivent tout gérer. Pire encore, leurs propres mères, aussi exigeantes que critiques, s’invitent à la fête. Fatiguées, les trois femmes décident de prendre en main les choses pour en profiter et s'éclater.
Youth in Oregon, 1h45
Directed by Joel Moore
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Frank Langella, Billy Crudup, Christina Applegate, Nicola Peltz, Josh Lucas, Mary Kay Place
Roles Kate Gleason
Rating56% 2.810012.810012.810012.810012.81001
A man is tasked with driving his embittered 80-year-old father-in-law cross country to be legally euthanized in Oregon, while along the way helping him rediscover a reason for living.
Bad Moms
Bad Moms (2016)
, 1h40
Directed by Jon Lucas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith, Annie Mumolo
Roles Gwendolyn James
Rating62% 3.1024553.1024553.1024553.1024553.102455
Amy (Mila Kunis), une trentenaire, mène une vie à 100 à l'heure, entre son travail qui lui en demande énormément, ses deux enfants beaucoup trop exigeants et son mari paresseux et infidèle. A trop en faire, elle finit par craquer. Lors d'une réunion de parents d’élèves, elle ne supporte plus la pression et annonce publiquement qu’elle ne veut plus passer pour la mère idéale. Cela choque plusieurs personnes dans l’assemblée mais lui attire également la sympathie de Kiki (Kristen Bell) et Carla (Kathryn Hahn), deux autres mamans fatiguées. Ensemble, elles décident de profiter de la vie et de prendre du bon temps, même si elles doivent se mettre à dos les mères de l’école.
Vacation
Vacation (2015)
, 1h39
Directed by John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure
Themes Transport films, Road movies
Actors Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Leslie Mann, Chris Hemsworth, Charlie Day, Beverly D'Angelo
Roles Debbie Griswold
Rating61% 3.0510753.0510753.0510753.0510753.051075
Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) is now a disenchanted adult working as a pilot for Econo-Air, and he shares a very estranged relationship with his wife, Debbie (Christina Applegate), and their two sons, the shy and awkward older teenager, James (Skyler Gisondo), and the cruel and obnoxious younger kid, Kevin (Steele Stebbins). The gloating from his friends, Jack (Keegan-Michael Key) and Nancy Peterson (Regina Hall), about a family trip they had in Paris doesn't help his situation. He desires to relive the fun of his family vacations back when he was a kid (such as their trip to Vegas, Europe, Walley World, and even staying at home for the Christmas holiday). These memories prompt him to nix his family's annual trip to their cabin in Cheboygan, Michigan and instead drive cross country to Walley World, just as he had years before with his parents and sister, Audrey Griswold (Leslie Mann) (as seen in the original Vacation film).
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, 1h32
Directed by Walt Becker
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, David Cross, Amy Poehler
Roles Brittany (voice)
Rating51% 2.5696252.5696252.5696252.5696252.569625
When Dave plans to propose to his new girlfriend in New York, the Chipmunks come to believe that he's going to get rid of them afterwards. In an attempt to stop him, they go on a road trip, with a time limit of only 3 days.
The Book of Life, 1h35
Directed by Jorge R. Gutiérrez
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Themes Musical films, Children's films
Actors Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Cheech Marin
Roles Mary Beth (voice)
Rating73% 3.6508053.6508053.6508053.6508053.650805
A museum tour guide named Mary Beth takes a group of children on a tour of Mexican folk myths and legends. She tells them the story of the Mexican town of San Angel from the Book of Life, which holds every story in the world.
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, 1h59
Directed by Adam McKay
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about television, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Fred Willard
Roles Veronica Corningstone
Rating62% 3.1491253.1491253.1491253.1491253.149125
In 1980, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) are married and are both co-anchors for a prestigious news network in New York City. One day, Mack Tannen (Harrison Ford), the most famous nightly news anchor in New York, reveals that he is retiring. He intends to promote Corningstone, making her the first female nightly news anchor in the history of television, and to fire Burgundy due to his continuously sloppy performance on air. Burgundy grows jealous of Corningstone's success and storms out of the house, leaving Corningstone and his six-year-old son Walter (Judah Nelson).
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked, 1h27
Directed by Mike Mitchell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jason Lee, David Cross, Jenny Slate, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Andy Buckley
Roles Brittany (voice)
Rating44% 2.2197152.2197152.2197152.2197152.219715
For a vacation, Dave (Jason Lee) and the Chipmunks (Alvin, Simon and Theodore) (Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler and Jesse McCartney) and Chipettes (Brittany, Jeanette and Eleanor) (Christina Applegate, Anna Faris and Amy Poehler) go on a cruise ship. The Chipmunks and the Chipettes end up creating trouble. Dave notices that his old boss, Ian Hawke (David Cross) is working as the ship's safety monitor dressed as a pelican, and is out to inform the captain if the Chipmunks and Chipettes cause more problems. Alvin goes para-sailing on a kite but the kite flies away with him and the other Chipmunks. Dave goes on a hang-glider to find them but Ian stops him and they both end up in the Pacific Ocean.
Hall Pass
Hall Pass (2011)
, 1h45
Directed by Frères Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate, Stephen Merchant, Joy Behar
Roles Grace Searing
Rating58% 2.948322.948322.948322.948322.94832
Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) are best friends as are their wives, Maggie (Jenna Fischer) and Grace (Christina Applegate). They are both unhappy with their married lives and missing the old days when they were single. Realizing this, their wives talk to their friend Dr. Lucy (Joy Behar) and decide to give them a "Hall Pass": A week off from marriage during which they can have sex with other women. They are skeptical at first, but ultimately accept the offers and try to pick up women with their friends Gary (Stephen Merchant), Flats (J. B. Smoove) and Hog Head (Larry Joe Campbell). Maggie and Grace spend Rick's and Fred's "Hall Pass Week" at Maggie's parents' house in Cape Cod, where Grace flirts with athlete Gerry (Tyler Hoechlin). She says that if their husbands have Hall Passes, so should they.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, 1h22
Directed by Brad Peyton
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Comic science fiction
Themes Films about animals, Comedy science fiction films, Films about cats, Films about dogs, Buddy films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Fred Armisen, Bette Midler, Paul Rodriguez
Roles Catherine (voice)
Rating43% 2.157422.157422.157422.157422.15742
At a satellite base in Northern Germany, a worker named Freidrich, who is delivering secret codes finds a Cocker Spaniel puppy outside his office. He takes the puppy inside and shows it to his Bloodhound Rex. Rex senses that something is wrong with the dog and barks at it, making the worker take him outside. Both get locked out of the office. Rex looks through the window and sees the puppy taking pictures of the secret codes and revealing itself to be an evil female hairless Sphynx cat named Kitty Galore in disguise. Rex turns out to be a dog agent and reports to HQ.
Going the Distance, 1h42
Directed by Nanette Burstein
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate, Ron Livingston
Roles Corrine Berlin
Rating62% 3.1489653.1489653.1489653.1489653.148965
Erin Langford (Drew Barrymore) is a 31-year-old woman who is having trouble pacing her life. She is still in grad school and she recently got a job as a summer intern at a newspaper in New York. While out with a friend at a bar, she meets Garrett (Justin Long), who interrupts her game of Centipede. The two then drink together and end up at his place, where they smoke from a bong and have sex while Garrett's roommate Dan (Charlie Day) "DJs their hook up". The next morning, Erin is anxious to leave but Garrett asks her to have breakfast with him and she agrees. She then tells him that she is only in New York for six weeks and is not looking for a relationship. He agrees to keep things casual.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, 1h28
Directed by Betty Thomas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Animation
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Zachary Levi, David Cross, Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Wendie Malick
Roles Brittany (voice)
Rating45% 2.2682252.2682252.2682252.2682252.268225
During a benefit concert in Paris, France, David Seville (Jason Lee) is injured. Having to recuperate there, Dave asks his aunt (Kathryn Joosten) to look after the Chipmunks, Alvin (Justin Long), Simon (Matthew Gray Gubler) and Theodore (Jesse McCartney). Arrangements are also made for them to go to school at West Eastman High School. After another accident, the Chipmunks are left in the care of Toby (Zachary Levi), Jackie's grandson. Meanwhile, Ian Hawke (David Cross) lives in the basement of JETT Records. Three singing female chipmunks, Brittany (Christina Applegate), Jeanette (Anna Faris) and Eleanor (Amy Poehler), also known as The Chipettes, emerge and Ian hires them as plot to get back at the Chipmunks and revive his career.
The Rocker
The Rocker (2008)
, 1h42
Directed by Peter Cattaneo
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate, Teddy Geiger, Josh Gad, Emma Stone, Jane Lynch
Roles Kim
Rating61% 3.098533.098533.098533.098533.09853
In the late 1980's, Robert "Fish" Fishman (Rainn Wilson) is the drummer in Vesuvius, a fictional heavy metal/glam metal band from Cleveland, Ohio on the verge of making it big. The band is offered a recording contract with one condition - Fish must be replaced as drummer with the president of the record company's nephew. After initially refusing, the band caves when their manager tells them they would get to tour as the opening act for Whitesnake.
Farce of the Penguins, 1h20
Directed by Bob Saget
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Documentary
Themes Films about animals, Transport films, Films about birds, Road movies, Films about penguins
Actors Christina Applegate, Samuel L. Jackson, Lewis Black, Mo'Nique, Bob Saget, Tracy Morgan
Roles Melissa (voice)
Rating42% 2.102482.102482.102482.102482.10248
Samuel L. Jackson narrates the story about a group of male penguins that make a 70-mile trek to go to their breeding grounds where females are waiting to have sex with them. These penguins include Carl (Bob Saget) and Jimmy (Lewis Black), two friends who talk about relationships and other things as they meet new characters including Marcus (Tracy Morgan), a penguin who likes to kid around and brag about his huge penis (an illogical point, since penguins do not have penises and instead have cloacas), and Steve the snowy owl (Jonathan Katz), who gives Carl advice on his life in a Freudian kind of way while billing him for the two quick sessions. Meanwhile, Melissa (Christina Applegate) and Vicky (Mo'Nique) argue about men and other women who bother them as they wait for their mates to arrive at the breeding grounds.