Christina Ricci
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Biography . Christina Ricci's first film was the 1990 movie "Mermaids" with Cher and Winona where she played Kate Flax, Winona's little sister. 

Sleepy Hollow - Ricci to star opposite Johnny Depp in the romantic horror "Sleepy Hollow" adaptation of Washington Irving's classic story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" about a small town schoolmaster who discovers a headless horseman and vies with rival Brom Bones for the affection of Van Tassel. Ricci will play the lead female role of Katrina Van Tassel. Shooting scheduled to start October 1998 in Tarrytown , N.Y. 

Small Solders  - Ricci and Sarah Michelle Gellar are the voices for the Gwendy Dolls. These mutant once-pretty girl dolls were transformed by the Commandos into reinforcements against the Gorgonites. The action figures turn this suburbia USA town of Ohio into an alien battlefield. 

Buffalo '66 - Ricci plays Layla, a teenage dance student platinum blond fantasy girl dressed in an extremely tiny dress and glittery tap shoes. She falls for Billy Brown (Vincent Gallo) who is out of prison and kidnaps her to bring home to meet is parents. 

The Opposite of Sex - Ricci plays the 16 year old Dedee Truitt who knows a lot about life. She runs away from her troubled Louisiana home to live with her half-brother Bill (Martin Donovan). Dedee reveals she is pregnant and Matt (Ivan Sergei) is the father. What everyone really wants is what Dedee calls the opposite of sex - lasting, committed and loving relationship. 1998 Sony Picture Classics. 

Background - Christina was born in LA.  Her father is a lawyer, her mother a model. Moving to the East Coast, she lives in Montclair, New Jersey with her mother. 

Big Start - Christina's first screen role was playing Kate, the younger daughter in the successful comedy "Mermaids".  Her co-stars were Cher as her mother and Winona Ryder as her sister. 

Good Roles - Christina played daughter Wednesday in two Addams Family films.  She also appeared in the coming of age film "Now and Then" alongside Melanie Griffith, Rosie O'Donnell and Demi Moore. 


1998 - Small Soldiers (voice) .... Gwendys Doll 
1998 - The Opposite of Sex .... Dedee Truitt 
1998 - Buffalo '66  .... Layla 
1998 - Desert Blue .... Ely 
1998 - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas .... Lucy 
1998 - I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
1998 - Pecker  .... Shelly 
1998 - Souvenir (voice) 
1997 - That Darn Cat .... Patti 
1997 - The Ice Storm .... Wendy Hood 
1997 - Little Red Riding Hood .... Little Red Riding Hood 
1996 - The Last of the High Kings .... Erin 
... aka Summer Fling (1998) (USA: video title)
1996 - Bastard Out of Carolina .... Dee Dee 
1995 - Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain .... Beth Easton 
1995 - Now and Then .... Young Roberta 
1995 - Casper .... Kat 
1993 - Addams Family Values .... Wednesday Addams 
1993 - The Cemetery Club .... Jessica 
1991 - The Addams Family .... Wednesday Addams 
1991 - The Hard Way .... Bonnie 
1990 - Mermaids .... Kate Flax
1998 - National Board of Review - Best Supporting Actress - "The Opposite of Sex", "Buffalo '66", and "Pecker"
1998 - Golden Space Needle Award - Best Actress - "The Opposite of Sex", and "Buffalo '66"
1995 - ShoWest Special Award - Star of the Year
1999 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical - "The Opposite of Sex"
1999 - Golden Satellite Award - Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical - "The Opposite of Sex"
1999 - Independent Spirit Award - Best Female Lead - "The Opposite of Sex"
  • Christina Ricci
  • February 12, 1980
  • Santa Monica, CA
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. "200 Cigarettes" - 1999 release from Lakeshore Entertainment.  Cast includes Ben Affleck, Casey Affleck, David Chappelle, Guillermo Diaz, Janeane Garofalo, Gaby Hoffman, Kate Hudson, Courtney Love, Brian McCardie, Christina Ricci. 

"Sleepy Hollow" - 1999 release by Paramount.  Cast:  Christina Ricci, Johnny Depp, Michael Gambon, Michael Gough, Richard Griffiths, Jeffrey Jones, Lisa Marie, Ian McDiarmid, Miranda Richardson, Casper VanDien, Steven Waddington, Christopher Walken.

"No Vacancy" - 1999 release.  Cast:  Lolita Davidovich, Gabriel Mann, Christina Ricci, Robert Wagner, Christopher Walken.

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Movies Past - Links to the official movie web sites for past movies. 

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