Christine Lahti

BirthDay:

04 Apr 1950

BirthPlace:

Birmingham, Michigan, USA

BirthName:

Christine Ann Lahti

Bio:

Christine Lahti was born April 4, 1950 in Birmingham, Michigan, to Elizabeth Margaret (Tabar), a painter and nurse, and Paul Theodore Lahti, a surgeon. She is of half Finnish and half Austro-Hungarian descent. She studied fine arts at Florida State University and received a bachelors degree in drama from the University of Michigan. In New York, Christine worked as a waitress and did commercials before she found her breakthrough role in ...and justice for all. (1979) with Al Pacino. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Swing Shift (1984) and won an Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action for Lieberman in Love (1995) in which she starred and directed. Throughout her acting career, Christine primarily focused on television, with performances in Chicago Hope (1994), and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).
Filmography

Actor ( 59 credits )

Becks (2016) Ann
Safelight (2015) Peg
Touched with Fire (2015) Sara
The Steps (2015) Sherry
Grace and Frankie (2015)  Lydia Foster (1 episode, 2015)
Hateship Loveship (2013) Eileen
The Blacklist (2013)  Laurel Hitchin (6 episodes, 2015-2016)
Petunia (2012) Felicia Petunia
Touchback (2011) Thelma
Flying Lessons (2010) Caroline Conway
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)  Doris McGarrett (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
The Talk (2010)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)
Obsessed (2009) Reese
Smart People (2008) Nancy
Yonkers Joe (2008) Janice
The Cleaner (2008)  Gail Nathanson (1 episode, 2009)
The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008)  Herself (1 episode, 2009)
Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006)  Martha O'Dell (3 episodes, 2006)
In the Cutz (2005)  Guest (1 episode, 2006)
Jack & Bobby (2004)  Grace McCallister (22 episodes, 2004-2005)
The Tony Danza Show (2004)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Shootout (2003)  Herself (1 episode, 2008)
The Caroline Rhea Show (2002)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
My First Mister (2001) Mall Patron Walking Past 'J' with Daughter (unconfirmed
Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999) Ellie Nesler
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (1999)  Herself (1 episode, 2001)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)  Executive A.D.A. Sonya Paxton (7 episodes, 2009-2011)
Ally McBeal (1997)  Sydney Gale (1 episode, 2001)
Pie in the Sky (1996) Ruby
The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1996)  Herself (7 episodes, 1996-2001)
Lieberman in Love (1995) Shaleen
Hideaway (1995) Lindsey
MADtv (1995)  Herself (1 episode, 2003)
Ellen (1994)  Ellen Screen Test #4 (1 episode, 1998)
Chicago Hope (1994)  Dr. Kathryn Austin (97 episodes, 1995-1999)
Dennis Miller Live (1994)  Herself (1 episode, 2000)
Frasier (1993)  Laura (1 episode, 1994)
Intimate Portrait (1993)  Herself (2 episodes, 1999)
Leaving Normal (1992) Darly
The Doctor (1991) Anne MacKee
Charlie Rose (1991)  Herself - Guest (1 episode, 2000)
Funny About Love (1990) Meg Lloyd Bergman
Gross Anatomy (1989) Dr. Rachel Woodruff
Miss Firecracker (1989) Clara Archer
The Arsenio Hall Show (1989)  Herself (1 episode, 1989)
Running on Empty (1988) Annie Pope
Live with Kelly and Michael (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 2004)
Later with Bob Costas (1988)  Herself (1 episode, 1989)
Housekeeping (1987) Sylvie
Just Between Friends (1986) Sandy Dunlap
Desert Bloom (1986) Rose Chismore (adult) (voice) (uncredited)
Swing Shift (1984) Hazel
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982) Aunt Linda
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981) Dr. Clare Scott
American Playhouse (1981)  Kathleen Morgan (1 episode, 1987)
...and justice for all. (1979) Gail Packer
The Harvey Korman Show (1977)  Maggie Kavanaugh (5 episodes, 1978)
Good Morning America (1975)  Herself (2 episodes, 1989-1990)
Operator (0) Beth Larsen

Director ( 4 credits )

My First Mister (2001)
Lieberman in Love (1995)
Chicago Hope (1994) (1 episode, 1998)
Ashes to Asheville (0)