Christina Applegate, 2004
|Born||November 25, 1971 |
Hollywood, California, USA
|Years active||1981 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Johnathon Schaech (2001 – 2006)|
Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress, particularly well-known for playing Kelly Bundy on the Fox television network sitcom Married… with Children. Events 1034 - Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots dies Donnchad, the Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Johnathon Schaech (born September 10, 1969) is an American actor writer director and producer Events 1034 - Máel Coluim mac Cináeda, King of Scots dies Donnchad, the Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works She has since established a film and television career, with major roles in several pictures, such as Farce of the Penguins, Anchorman, The Sweetest Thing, the Broadway revival of the musical Sweet Charity and is currently playing the lead character, Samantha Newly, in the ABC sitcom Samantha Who?
Applegate was born in Hollywood, California. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Farce of the Penguins is a 2007 direct-to-DVD Parody film of the 2005 documentary March of the Penguins Anchorman The Legend of Ron Burgundy is a Comedy film which was released on July 9, 2004. The Sweetest Thing ( 2002) is a Romantic comedy movie, directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located This is the article on the musical For the 1969 film see Sweet Charity (film. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Samantha Who? is an American Emmy -winning television sitcom which premiered on October 15 2007 on ABC. California ( is a US state on the West Coast of the United States, along the Pacific Ocean. Her father, Robert W. Applegate, was a record producer and record company executive, and her mother, Nancy Lee Priddy, was a singer and an actress. In the Music industry, a record producer or music producer has many roles among them controlling the recording sessions coaching and guiding the musicians organizing Nancy Lee Priddy is an American Actress and Singer-songwriter. Her parents split up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings (Alisa and Kyle) from her father's remarriage.
At the age of three months, Christina Applegate made her TV debut, appearing with her mother in the soap Days of Our Lives and later, at age five, in a commercial for Playtex. Days of Our Lives is an American Soap opera, which has aired nearly every weekday since November 8 1965 on the NBC network in the United Playtex is a brand of women's products with the slogan Making Your Life Better Everyday.
Christina landed on the big screen at age nine when she was seen in the 1981 films Jaws of Satan (a. k. a. King Cobra), and Beatlemania.
Applegate debuted in a television movie as Young Grace Kelly in the biopic Grace Kelly (1983, opposite Cheryl Ladd) and appeared on her first TV series in Showtime's political comedy Washingtoon (1985), in which she played a Congressman's daughter. Cheryl Ladd (born Cheryl Jean Stoppelmoor on July 12 1951 in Huron, South Dakota) is an American singer author and actress, perhaps She was also spotted as a guest in the shows Father Murphy (1981) and Charles in Charge (1984 and 1985). This article is about the television drama For the traditional Irish song see Come All You Warriors. Charles in Charge is an American sitcom series which stars Scott Baio as Charles a 19-year-old college student working as a
In 1986, Applegate won the role of Robin Kennedy (1986-1987), a cop's daughter, on the police drama series Heart of the City. Heart of the City was a crime drama that aired on the ABC television network from September 1986 to January 1987 that focused on the duties of a police detective in a Los Angeles-styled Meanwhile, she was also seen guest starring in the sitcoms All is Forgiven, Still the Beaver, Amazing Stories, and Family Ties. The New Leave It to Beaver (also known as Still the Beaver) is a 1985 American sitcom Sequel to the 1950s and '60s series Amazing Stories is a Television Anthology series created by Steven Spielberg. Family Ties is a Television Sitcom that aired on NBC for seven seasons from 1982 to 1989
Applegate eventually scored her most memorable role of ditzy Kelly Bundy in Fox's comedy series Married... with Children. She portrayed her character for ten years (1987-1997) in the successful sitcom. While working on the series, Applegate was seen in Dance 'Til Dawn (1988, NBC) and in Streets (1990), in which a teenage drug addict is stalked by a psychotic police officer. Dance 'til Dawn is a 1988 made for television teen movie directed by Paul Schneider.
Applegate guest-starred in 21 Jump Street (1988), Top of the Heap (1991, as Kelly Bundy), and hosted Saturday Night Live (May 1993) and Mad TV (1996). 21 Jump Street (originally titled Jump Street Chapel) is an hour long police drama television series, developed by Fox Network. Saturday Night Live ( SNL) is a weekly late-night 90-minute American Sketch comedy / Variety show based in New York City MADtv, is an American Sketch comedy television series based on the humor magazine Mad.
The character of Sue Ellen Crandell in the comedy feature Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) was Applegate's first starring role. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead is a 1991 comedy directed by Stephen Herek. She followed it up with films like Vibrations (1995), Across the Moon (1995), Wild Bill (1995), Mars Attacks! (1996), and Nowhere (1997). Wild Bill is a nickname most commonly associated with Wild Bill Hickok, which may refer to one of two individuals James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok Mars Attacks! is a 1996 Black comedy and Science fiction Movie by Tim Burton based on the popular card series Mars
After the sitcom Married. . . with Children was canceled in May 1997, Applegate starred as Claudine Van Doozen in the independent feature Claudine's Return (a. Claudine's Return is a movie released in 1998 starring Christina Applegate k. a. 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). The Big Hit is a comedy-action movie from 1998 which served as an acting vehicle for Mark Wahlberg and also starred Lou Diamond Phillips Mafia!, also known as Jane Austen's Mafia! is a 1998 Comedy film directed by Jim Abrahams and starring Jay Mohr
In that same year, NBC handed her the leading part of "Jesse" in their sitcom with the same title. Jesse is a Sitcom which ran on NBC from 1998 to 2000. The show was created by Ira Ungerleider. 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 for Lead Actress in a Comedy. Note This article does not pertain to the People's Choice Awards presented at the British Comedy Awards show in the United Kingdom, or to an awards show The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner Though the series gained praise, it was canceled in 2000.
"This was a major commitment. I really had to sit and think about it. I eventually came to the conclusion that it came into my life for a reason. " - Christina Applegate (on accepting her role in the sitcom Jesse).
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). Just Visiting is a 2001 Comedy film, a Remake of the French film Les Visiteurs, and a spin-off of Les Visiteurs After gaining wide notice for playing Cameron Diaz's level-headed best friend, Courtney Rockcliffe, in The Sweetest Thing (2002), Applegate continued to win roles in such movies as Heroes (2002), the airplane comedy View from the Top (2003), Wonderland (2003), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Surviving Christmas (2004) and Employee of the Month (2004). Cameron Michelle Díaz (born August 30 1972 is a Golden Globe - BAFTA - and SAG -Award nominated U The Sweetest Thing ( 2002) is a Romantic comedy movie, directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, View from the Top is a 2003 Romantic comedy film about a young woman from a small town who sets out to fulfill her dream of becoming a Flight Grand Theft Parsons is a 2003 movie based on the true story of the legendary country musician Gram Parsons (played by Gabriel Macht), who died Surviving Christmas is a 2004 Comedy film, directed by Mike Mitchell and starring Ben Affleck. Employee of the Month is a 2004 Black comedy starring Matt Dillon and Christina Applegate. Behind the screen, she was the executive producer of Comforters, Miserable (2001).
Applegate also 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's (Jennifer Aniston) younger sister. Friends was an The following is a list of episodes of the Emmy Award -winning United States Situation comedy Friends. The following is a list of episodes of the Emmy Award -winning United States Situation comedy Friends. } Rachel Karen Geller ( née Green) (born May 5 1970 is a Fictional character on the popular Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11 1969 is an American Film and television actress. She won the 55th Annual Prime Time Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy for 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 DVD bonus film Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (an alternative film comprising alternate takes and deleted scenes and story elements). Anchorman The Legend of Ron Burgundy is a Comedy film which was released on July 9, 2004. Wake Up Ron Burgundy The Lost Movie is an American comedy film assembled from abandoned subplots and unused alternate takes from the film Anchorman The Legend
Adding to her screen work, Applegate has performed on stage in such productions as The Axeman's Jazz, Nobody Leaves Empty Handed, The Runthrough, as well as John Cassavetes' The Third Day (co-starring Gena Rowlands). John Nicholas Cassavetes ( December 9, 1929 – February 3, 1989) was an American Actor, Screenwriter, and director 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. She eventually took home the 2005 Theatre World Award and was nominated for a 2005 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
Applegate was one of the founding members of the Pussycat Dolls, which debuted at the Viper Room on Sunset Strip, Los Angeles in 1995. Pussycat Dolls is an American pop Girl group, and dance ensemble founded by choreographer Robin Antin in 1995 The Viper Room is a Nightclub located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. The Sunset Strip is the name given to the mile and a half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood California. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West  Applegate emceed for the Dolls when they moved to The Roxy in 2002. For other people and places named Roxy see Roxy and Roxy Theatre The Roxy Theatre (often just The Roxy) is a famous
While playing the title role in a revival of Sweet Charity, she 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. Events 1025 - Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located  Sweet Charity ended its Broadway run on December 31, 2005. Events 406 – Vandals, Alans and Suebians cross the Rhine, beginning an invasion of Gallia. In 2006, she appeared in an advertising campaign for Hanes title "Look who we've got our Hanes on now". Hanes and Hanes Her Way are brands of Apparel currently owned by the Hanesbrands, Inc Corporation ( The campaign started in 2005 but she, Jennifer Love Hewitt, and Kevin Bacon were added to the ads in 2006. Jennifer Love Hewitt (born February 21, 1979) is an American Actress and Singer-songwriter. Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8 1958 is a Golden Globe - and Screen Actors Guild Award -nominated American Film and Theater
In 2006, Applegate appeared in Jessica Simpson's music video "A Public Affair", alongside Eva Longoria, Ryan Seacrest and Christina Milian. Jessica Ann Simpson (born July 10 1980 is an American pop Singer and actress who rose to fame in the late 1990s " A Public Affair " is the first single from Jessica Simpson 's fourth studio album A Public Affair (2006 Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (born March 15 1975 is a Golden Globe Award -nominated American Film and Television Actress. Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an Emmy Award -nominated American television / radio host and Television Christine Flores (born September 26 1981 Milian describes her family as her "everything" and said that although she got along with everyone as a child she "didn't
Christina is currently starring in the ABC comedy, Samantha Who?. The American Broadcasting Company ( ABC) is an American Television network. Samantha Who? is an American Emmy -winning television sitcom which premiered on October 15 2007 on ABC. Jean Smart, Jennifer Esposito, and Melissa McCarthy are co-starring. Jean E Smart (born September 13, 1951) is a multiple Emmy Award -winning American Film and television actress. Jennifer Esposito (born April 11, 1973) is an American actress and Dancer. Melissa McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress known for her portrayal of Sookie St The series is about a 30-year-old who, after a hit-and-run accident, develops amnesia and has to rediscover her life, her relationships and herself. 
In October 2001, Applegate married longtime boyfriend Johnathon Schaech, in a small mixed-religion Palm Springs ceremony attended by family and close friends. Johnathon Schaech (born September 10, 1969) is an American actor writer director and producer Palm Springs is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.  Applegate and Schaech's final divorce papers were entered August 10 in Los Angeles Superior Court. Schaech filed for divorce in November 2005, citing irreconcilable differences. 
In 2003 Applegate was the spokesperson for the Lee National Denim Day, which raises millions of dollars for breast cancer education and research. Lee National Denim Day is a single-day fundraiser created by Lee Jeans to support the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry Breast cancer is a Cancer that starts in the cells of the Breast in women and men 
Christina Applegate was mentioned in the popular song by P. M. Dawn entitled "Set Adrift on Memory Bliss". The line, "Christina Applegate, you gotta put me on" is a reference to the song "Bonita Applebum" by A Tribe Called Quest. Her close friends include Cameron Diaz, Nicole Eggert, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Conan O'Brien, Robin Antin, Tori Spelling, Leah Remini, Eva Longoria, and Lance Bass. Cameron Michelle Díaz (born August 30 1972 is a Golden Globe - BAFTA - and SAG -Award nominated U Nicole Elizabeth Eggert (born January 13 1972 is an American actress who jumped to fame with her role as Jamie Powell in the television series Charles Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27 1972 is an Academy Award - Golden Globe - and double Screen Actors Guild Award -winning American Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11 1969 is an American Film and television actress. Conan Christopher O'Brien (born April 18, 1963) is an Emmy Award -winning American Television host and Comedian, best known Robin Antin (born July 6, 1961) is an American choreographer, Music video director actress, clothing designer and Victoria Davey "Tori" Spelling (born May 16, 1973) is an American actress. Leah Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress best known for her role as Carrie Heffernan on the CBS sitcom Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (born March 15 1975 is a Golden Globe Award -nominated American Film and Television Actress. James Lance Bass (born May 4 1979 is an American pop Singer, Actor, film and Television producer, and Author 
|Jaws of Satan|
|1986||Heart of the City||Robin Kennedy|
|1987||Married With Children||Kelly Bundy|
|1988||Dance 'Til Dawn||Patrice Johnson|
|1991||Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead|
|Across the Moon|
|1998||Jane Austen's Mafia!|
|The Big Hit|
|1999||Out in Fifty|
|The Brutal Truth|
|2000||The Giving Tree|
|2002||The Sweetest Thing||Courtney Rockcliffe|
|2003||Grand Theft Parsons|
|View from the Top|
|2004||Surviving Christmas||Alicia Valco|
|Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy||Veronica Corningstone|
|Employee of the Month|
|Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas||Natalie Cook|
|2007||Farce of the Penguins||voice|
|2008||The Rocker||Amanda Wood|
|2009||Everything Is Going to Be Just Fine||Elizabeth Montgomery|
for Malcolm In The Middle
|Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||American actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1971-11-25|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hollywood, California, USA|
|DATE OF DEATH|
|PLACE OF DEATH|