Christine Lahti is a Actor and Director American born on 4 april 1950 at Birmingham (USA)
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Birth name Christine Ann LahtiNationality USABirth 4 april 1950
(69 years) at Birmingham (USA
Christine Ann Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and film director. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1984 film Swing Shift. Her other film roles include ...And Justice for All (1979), Housekeeping (1987), Running on Empty (1988), and Miss Firecracker (1989). For her directorial debut with the 1995 short film Lieberman in Love, she won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.
Lahti made her Broadway debut in 1980 as a replacement in Loose Ends, and went on to star in the Broadway productions of Present Laughter (1982) and The Heidi Chronicles (1989). An eight-time Golden Globe nominee and six-time Emmy Award nominee, she won a Golden Globe for the 1989 TV movie No Place Like Home, and won a Golden Globe and an Emmy in 1998 for her role as Kate Austin in the CBS series Chicago Hope (1995–99). She returned to Broadway in 2009 to star in God of Carnage. She also had a recurring role as Sonya Paxton in the NBC series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (2009–11).
Lahti has been married to television director Thomas Schlamme since September 4, 1983. They have three children. She is active in political causes.
Lahti and Schlamme live in Los Angeles with their children.
Since May 2005, Lahti has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.