Christine Baranski

Full / Real Name: Christine Jane Baranski
Born: 02 May 1952 (68 years old)
Gender: Female



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Christine Baranski is an American actress best known for her role as Maryann Thorpe in the television sitcom Cybill, starring on the show for all four seasons, from 1995-1998.

She won the 1995 Emmy award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series for her role.

Baranski also played the lead role of Marsha Bickner in the short-lived series Welcome To New York, from 2000-2001.

She currently plays the role of Diane Lockhart on the television drama series The Good Wife, since 2009.

She has had recurring roles on Flipper, Another World, All My Children, Law & Order, Now And Again, Presidio Med and Ghost Whisperer.

She has also guest starred in numerous television shows, including Combat! (her screen debut in 1966), 3rd Rock From The Sun, Frasier, Citizen Baines, Happy Family and American Dad!

Baranski has appeared in the following made-for-TV movies to date:

When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (1978)
Playing for Time (1980)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982)
Big Shots in America (1985)
The House of Blue Leaves (1987)
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Eloise at Christmastime (2003)
Spellbound (2004)
Adopted (2005)
In the Game (2005)
Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005)
Inseparable (2006)

Baranski is also known for several high-profile film roles, in movies such as Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986), The War (1994), The Birdcage (1996), The Odd Couple II (1998), Bulworth (1998), Cruel Intentions (1999), Bowfinger (1999), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), The Guru (2002), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Relative Strangers (2006) and Bonneville (2006).

Her Broadway credits include The Real Thing, Hurlyburly, The House of Blue Leaves, Rumors, Regrets Only and Follies. She has won both the Tony and Drama Desk Awards twice.

Baranski has been married to actor Matthew Cowles since 15 October 1983. The couple have two daughters: Lily (b. 1984) and Isabelle (b. 1987).He currently plays the role of Will Gardner on the television drama series The Good Wife, since 2009.

Television Roles



Sonja Umdahl

Jewel Maniscalo

Homeless Woman

Bunny Caldwell

Dr. Nora Fairchild

Faith Clancy

Katherine Masucci Beigel

Ruth Bender

Alice Clayton

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Beverly Hofstadter

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart

Diane Lockhart


Grimes' Mummy

Victoria Hartley


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