||Christina Ricci BIOGRAPHY
Precocious, outspoken child-teen starlet of the 1990s, Christina Ricci was born in 1980 in Santa Monica, California, the youngest of 4 children of a lawyer father and realtor mother. She made her screen debut at the age of 9 in Mermaids (1990) in which she worked with Cher. Her breakthrough adult role was in The Ice Storm (1997) in which she plays a nymphet who skillfully seduces 2 brothers. Candid and controversial, as well as a highly skilled actress, Christina was much in demand by film makers in the late 1990s. In 1999, at the age of 19, she directed and worked on the screenplay for the movie Asylum (1997). A compulsive talker and smoker who seems to have a new and refreshing view on every subject, the buxom Christina is becoming a top box office draw and seems to be destined for super-stardom in the new century. Was considered for the role of Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo (2002). Won Favorite Actress in a Horror Film for Sleepy Hollow (1999) at the 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards and Favorite Supporting Actress in a Suspense for Bless the Child (2000) a year later at the 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards.