Born: 12 February 1980
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
Best known as: Wednesday in the Addams Family movies
Christina Ricci made her movie debut in Mermaids (1990, with Cher and Winona Ryder) and followed up with memorable performances as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993). After making a splash as a child actress in children's movies, Ricci moved full-speed ahead into independent films and mature performances, including The Ice Storm (1997, with Elijah Wood and Tobey Maguire), The Opposite of Sex (1998) and John Waters's Pecker (1998). Her other films include 200 Cigarettes (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999, with Christopher Walken) and the story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, Monster (2003, starring Charlize Theron).
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