More Christine Lahti Bios & Profiles
Biography #2Christine Lahti is an Academy Award-winner (Lieberman in Love, 1995); an Emmy Award-winner (Chicago Hope, 1999) and a multiple Golden Globe Award-winner (No Place Like Home, 1989 and Chicago Hope, 1999). Lahti starred as Dr. Kate Austin in the award-winning CBS drama Chicago Hope. She also appeared in The Pilot's Wife, the highest-rated single-part television movie of 2001-2002. In addition to television, Lahti is an Academy Award-winning film director and an accomplished stage actress.
Bio courtesy CBS (08-Nov-2005)
Biography #3Michigan native Christine Lahti has been working steadily since the mid-'70s, in an award-winning career that is equally distinguished whether the roles have been in theatre, film, or television. She recently directed a short film, Lieberman in Love, which premiered at the 1995 Telluride Film Festival.
Lahti made her stunning feature film debut in Norman Jewison's ...And Justice For All, co-starring opposite Al Pacino. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Jonathan Demme's Swing Shift, which also earned her a Golden Globe nomination and the best supporting actress award from the New York Film Critics Circle. She was again nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in Sidney Lumet's Running on Empty.
Other film credits include Leaving Normal, The Doctor, Funny About Love, Gross Anatomy, Miss Firecracker, Just Between Friends, and Whose Life is it Anyway?and Housekeeping.
Lahti has also done a great deal of television work including Executioner's Song, No Place Like Home, the mini-series Amerika, garnering Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her role in it, Crazy From the Heart, for which she won a CableACE award, The Good Fight, The Fear Inside; and the popular CBS television series Chicago Hope.
Lahti most recently appeared on stage opposite Ron Rifkin at New York's Circle Repertory Theater in Three Hotels, a play by Jon Robin Baitz, for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination. Lahti has also been seen as Heidi Holland in Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Heidi Chronicles, and in the Second Stage revival of Jules Feiffer's Little Murders, for which she received an Obie Award.
Bio courtesy Fine Line Features (07-Jul-2002)