Christine Lahti

Christine Lahti

Apr. 4th, 1950
Born in
Birmingham, Michigan, USA
5' 10"

Christine Lahti's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Chicago Hope TV Show
Chicago Hope
Jack & Bobby TV Show
Jack & Bobby
The Harvey Korman Show TV Show
The Harvey Korman Show

Main Movie Roles

2015 - Safelight
2014 - Hateship, Loveship
2013 - Petunia
2009 - Obsessed
2008 - Smart People
2008 - Yonkers Joe
2001 - My First Mister
1995 - Hideaway
1992 - Leaving Normal
1991 - The Doctor
1990 - Funny About Love
1989 - Gross Anatomy
1987 - Housekeeping
1984 - Swing Shift
1982 - Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains
1981 - Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Doris McGarrett
Executive A.D.A. Sonya Paxton
Alethea Milford
Andrea Stevens
Gail Nathanson
Laura (Voiced)
Lydia Foster
Sydney Gale
[Complete List]


  • Children with her husband 'Thomas Schlamme (I)' (qv): sons Wilson and Joseph; one daughter Emma.
  • Her ancestry is Finnish.
  • During her early years in New York, Christine was a waitress and worked in Central Park as a mime.
  • Good friends with 'Pamela Martin (I)' (qv).
  • Lahti is Finnish for bay or cove.
  • Worked as a waitress in the Original Improvisation during her New York years.
  • Protested alongside fellow actresses 'Sally Field' (qv) & 'Jane Fonda' (qv), and playwright 'Eve Ensler' (qv) urging the Mexican government to re-investigate the slayings of hundreds of women in Ciudad Juarez, on the Mexico-Texas border. (February 2004)
  • Christine was in the bathroom when she won her Golden Globe in 1998. Christine now makes light of this whenever presenting or receiving an award. In 1999, she purposely presented for the Golden Globes with a piece of toilet paper attached to her shoe.

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