CHRISTINA HENDRICKS (Alison Novack) can currently be seen as Joan Harris on the
fourth season of AMC's critically acclaimed series "Mad Men." Her portrayal of
Joan earned a 2010 Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama
Series as well as the 2009 and 2010 Screen Actors Guild AwardsÂ® for Outstanding
Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. "Mad Men" won the 2008 and 2009
Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series and the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best
Television Series - Drama.
She also recently completed work alongside Emily Mortimer on the independent
drama "Leoni," based on the real-life story of Leoni Gilmour (1872-1933), mother
of sculptor/designer Isamu Noguchi. In the film, directed by Hisako Matsui,
Hendricks will portray Catherine, Leonie's lifelong friend.
Hendricks began her career as the opportunistic, career-climbing intern on
Showtime's "Beggars and Choosers" before segueing into a production deal with
John Wells Productions in which she worked on numerous shows, including "The Big
Time" on TNT; a recurring role on "ER" for NBC; and "The Court" on ABC, opposite
Sally Field. She has also been seen starring in "Kevin Hill," on UPN, opposite
Taye Diggs. Her many television guest appearances include "Without a Trace,"
"Cold Case" and recurring roles on Joss Whedon's "Firefly," "Notes From the
Underbelly" and "Life."
Hendricks' film credits include the dramas "La Cucina," "South of Pico" and the
recently completed "Driving Lessons," aka "The Family Tree," with Dermot
Mulroney and Hope Davis.