Christine Baranski Biography

Published On May 25, 2016
Facts of Christine Baranski
Date of Birth: 1952 , May-2
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
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On 15th of October 1983, Christine got married to Matthew Cowles. Matthew Cowles was also an actor and he was also a talented play writer. They were strongly bonded into this married life and they also had two children together as a husband and wife. Her husband Matthew died of congestive heart failure on 22nd of May 2014. Her nationality is American and she is five feet and ten inches in her height.

Christine was born and raised in Buffalo. There she attended Villa Maria Academy and she also graduated from there. Later on she joined New York City's Juilliard School and began studying drama and acting in Drama Division Group 3. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1974. She was interested in acting since her young age. In 1977, she was seen in an American sitcom Busting Loose where she played the role of Debbie. Three years later, she appeared in the TV movie Playing for Time starring the role of Olga. In 1982, she starred the role of a blond girl on bar in the movie Soup for One. In the early 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Lovesick, Crackers, 9½ Weeks, Legal Eagles and so on. She got her rise in fame in the mid 1980s by appearing in a play The Real Thing. She is also well acclaimed for her role in a play Rumors. Her net worth is $14 million.

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Born in Buffalo, New York, United States

May 2 , 1952

Multi talented lady, Christine Baranski was born as Christine Jane Baranski in the early 1950s in Buffalo, New York, United States of America to Virginia (née Mazurowski) and Lucien Baranski. She is of Polish descent.

Graduated from New York City's Juilliard School

1974

Christine was born and raised in Buffalo. There she attended Villa Maria Academy and she also graduated from there. Later on she joined New York City's Juilliard School and began studying drama and acting in Drama Division Group 3. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from there in 1974.

Began her acting career

1977

 In 1977, she was seen in an American sitcom Busting Loose where she played the role of Debbie. Three years later, she appeared in the TV movie Playing for Time starring the role of Olga. In 1982, she starred in the TV movie A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

First movie, Soup for One

1982

In 1982, she starred the role of a blond girl on bar in the movie Soup for One. In the early 1980s, she appeared in the movies like Lovesick, Crackers, 9½ Weeks, Legal Eagles and so on.

Appeared in the play, The Real Thing

1984

Christine Baranski is an actress from United States known for her appearance in several stage plays and movies.  She is mainly popular in the world for her role in the plays like The Real Thing, Rumors and so on. 

Appeared in the television series, Cybill

1995

She is a well known actress. She has also starred in several hit TV series. She got her rise in fame as an actress in the mid 1990s after she began playing the role of Maryanne Thorpe in an American television sitcom Cybill. 

Married to Matthew Cowles

October 15 , 1983

On 15th of October 1983, Christine got married to Matthew Cowles. Matthew Cowles was also an actor and he was also a talented play writer. They were strongly bonded into this married life and they also had two children together as a husband and wife.

First child, Isabel Cowles

1984

She became mother for the first time in her life in 1984. She and her late husband Matthew Cowles welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a daughter and they named her Isabel Cowles. 

Second child, Lily Cowles

1987

She became mother for the second time in her life in 1987. She and her late husband Matthew Cowles welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was also a daughter and they named her Lily Cowles.

Her husband died

May 22 , 2014

She got married to love of her life Matthew Cowles at the end of 1983. They were together for about three decades and they also became parents of two lovely daughters from this married life. Her husband Matthew died of congestive heart failure on 22nd of May 2014.

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

1995

In 1995, she got nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for the first time in her life and that was for her outstanding role in the TV series Cybill. She was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. 

Won American Comedy Awards, USA

1996

Till date he has been nominated in American Comedy Awards, USA for two times and out of these two nominations he has been honored only once. He won this award for the first time in 1996 for Funniest Supporting Female Performer in a TV Series. 

Won Gold Derby Awards

2015

She is also known for her appearance in the TV series The Big Bang Theory. She is still playing the role of Dr. Beverly Hofstadter in this series. For this role, she got nominated in Gold Derby Awards and she won this award that year for Comedy Guest Actress.