Christina Ricci was born February 12, 1980, in Santa Monica, California. She is a prolific actress whose first film was 1990’s Mermaids, in which, at age 10, she starred opposite Cher. Since then, Christina has appeared in dozens of other movies, including Casper, Bastard Out of Carolina, The Ice Storm, Pecker, Sleepy Hollow, Monster, The Opposite of Sex, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Addams Family, Addams Family Values and Now and Then. She also made guest appearances on hit TV shows such as Ally McBeal, Grey's Anatomy and Saving Grace. Her work has earned her 20 award nominations and 14 awards, including a Young Artist Award and a National Board of Review, USA Award for Best Supporting Actress.