Aug. 10th, 1965
Glendale, California, USA
Claudia Christian's Main TV Roles
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Claudia Christian was born on August 10, 1965, in Glendale, California. Her family moved to Connecticut some afterwards. At age five, she was bitten by the acting bug when she played a Native American in a school play. After her family returned to California, she graduated high school at 16, and set out to start her acting career. She worked in a coffee house and then at a clothing store for two years before landing her first acting role on the soap "Dallas" (1978). In her next appearance, she played Kara in the television movie, Calendar Girl Murders (1984) (TV). Her big break came when she landed the part of "Susan Ivanova" on the science-fiction series "Babylon 5" (1994).
Her grandfather is a surgeon and her three older brothers are genetic engineers and veterinarians. Claudia enjoys listening to opera, painting, extreme sports, playing piano, collecting antiques and hosting dinner parties. She is fluent in French, Italian and German and enjoys acting in these languages. Claudia was voted "sexiest woman in sci-fi" by SFX Magazine in 1998.
- Voice of Jaguar - you can hear her commercials on the radio and see them on TV
- Has written a series of children's books called "The Misadventures of Miss Emma Bradford."
- Games: The Summoner 2 and _Earth and Beyond (2002) (VG)_ (qv).
- She worked in a coffee shop and then clothing store for two years before getting her first professional acting appearance in an episode of the soap, _"Dallas" (1978)_ (qv) in 1984.
- Plays piano and guitar. She also writes music and is a singer. She has released four albums, "Taboo", "Claudia Squared", "Once Upon a Time" and "Area 51".
- Auditioned for the role of "Seven of Nine" on _"Star Trek: Voyager" (1995)_ (qv).
- She enjoys listening to opera, painting and collecting antiques.
- Literally traded places with 'Tracy Scoggins' (qv) in 1998: Christian left _"Babylon 5" (1994)_ (qv) to appear on _"Highlander" (1992)_ (qv) as "Katherine", while Scoggins left _"Highlander" (1992)_ (qv) to appear on _"Babylon 5" (1994)_ (qv) as "Captain Lochley".