Date of Birth : Nov 25th 1971
At the age of three months, Christina Applegate made her TV debut, appearing with her mother in the soap Days of our Lives. Her first big screen appearance followed at age nine when she was seen in the 1981 films Jaws of Satan, and Beatlemania. She debuted in a television movie as Young Grace Kelly in the biopic Grace Kelly.
Applegate eventually scored her most memorable role of ditzy Kelly Bundy in Fox’s comedy series Married… with Children. She portrayed her character for ten years (1987-1997). While working on the series, Applegate was seen in Dance ‘Til Dawn (1988, NBC) and in Streets (1990). Applegate guest-starred in 21 Jump Street (1988), Top of the Heap (1991, as Kelly Bundy), and hosted Saturday Night Live (May 8, 1993) and Mad TV (1996).
The new millennium saw Applegate playing the dual role of a 12th-century noblewoman, Princess Rosalind, and her 21st-century descendant, Julia Malfete, in the time-travel comedy Just Visiting (2001). After gaining wide notice for playing Cameron Diaz’s level-headed best friend, Courtney Rockcliffe, in The Sweetest Thing (2002), Applegate continued to win roles in such movies as Heroes (2002), the airplane comedy View from the Top (2003), Wonderland (2003), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Surviving Christmas (2004) and Employee of the Month (2008).
Applegate also guest-starred on two episodes of Friends, in the ninth (2002) and tenth (2003) seasons, titled “The One with Rachel’s Other Sister” and “The One Where Rachel’s Sister Babysits” as Amy Green, Rachel’s (Jennifer Aniston) younger sister. She won the 55th Annual Prime Time Emmy Award for Best Guest Actress in a Comedy for her performance in “The One with Rachel’s Other Sister”.