Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks

Christina Rene Hendricks (born May 3, 1975) is an American actress who plays Joan Harris on the AMC cable television series, "Mad Men," and Saffron, on the FOX series "Firefly." A poll of female readers taken by Esquire magazine named her, "The sexiest woman in the world."

About Christina Hendricks

Christina Rene Hendricks (born May 3, 1975) is an American actress who plays Joan Harris on the AMC cable television series Mad Men and played Saffron on the FOX series Firefly. A poll of female readers taken by Esquire magazine named Hendricks 'the sexiest woman in the world'. In 2010, she was voted Best Looking American Woman by Esquire magazine. Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her mother, Jackie Sue (ne Raymond), was a psychologist. Her father, Robert Hendricks, who worked for the United States Forest Service, was from Birmingham, England. Through her father, she has dual U.S./U.K. nationality. Her family moved because of her father's profession, living in Fairfax, Virginia; Portland, Oregon; and Twin Falls, Idaho. Hendricks is a natural blonde and began coloring her hair red at the age of 10 after reading Anne of Green Gables. She plays the accordion, and used her talent on an episode of Mad Men.

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