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One of the entertainment industry's most honored actresses, CHRISTINE BARANSKI (Kitty Hurley) has achieved acclaim in every medium in which she has performed, winning the Emmy Award, the American Comedy Award, two Tony Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

A native of Buffalo, Baranski attended the Juilliard School. After graduation, she began earning roles in regional productions and off-Broadway. She received her big break being cast in Tom Stoppard's hit Broadway comedy "The Real Thing,” directed by Mike Nichols for which she won a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award.

Baranski went on to earn a second Tony Award for her performance in Neil Simon's "Rumors” and a second Drama Desk Award for "Lips Together Teeth Apart,” in a role that was written for her by Terrance McNally. She also appeared in "Hurlyburly,” "The House of Blue Leaves,” "Promises, Promises,” and "The Loman Family Picnic.” Baranski also received rave reviews for her portrayal of Mrs. Lovett in the Kennedy Center's production of "Sweeney Todd” as well as "Mame.” In addition, she appeared in the MTC production of "Regrets Only” and in the Encores! production of "Follies.” She was most recently appeared in the hit play "Boeing Boeing.”

For her work on the hit CBS comedy "Cybill,” Baranski received the Emmy Award, an American Comedy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, and a Screen Actors Guild Award as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy. She also received three additional Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her performance on that show. She was also seen as a guest on "Frasier,” for which she received a fifth Emmy nomination, and was recently honored with her sixth career Emmy nomination for her guest-starring role on "The Big Bang Theory.” She has also starred in the series "Happy Family” and "Welcome to New York” as well as three telefilms: "Eloise at the Plaza," "Eloise at Christmastime,” and the Lifetime movie, "Recipe for a Perfect Christmas.” 

Her film credits include the hit film Mamma Mia!; Chicago, the 2002 Academy Award® winner for Best Picture; How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Bowfinger; Bulworth; Cruel Intentions; The Birdcage; Reversal of Fortune; Legal Eagles; The Ref; Addams Family Values; Welcome to Mooseport; The Guru; 9½ Weeks; Jeffrey, the film based on Paul Rudnick's acclaimed Off-Broadway play; Bonneville; and Relative Strangers. 

She currently can be seen on televisions screens in the CBS series "The Good Wife,” which was recently renewed for a second season.

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