Christina Hendricks was born May 3, 1975, in Knoxville, Tennessee. She is an actress who is best known for playing Joan Harris on the hit AMC series Mad Men since 2007.Christina has also starred in television series such as Beggars and Choosers, ER and Kevin Hill. Her film roles include La Cucina, South of Pico and Life as We Know It, among others. Her work has earned her three awards and an Emmy nomination. In October 2009, she married actor Geoffrey Arend.