CHRISTINA PICKLES (Diane, Family Planning, Ethel, On Golden Pond) was born into an English theatrical family and trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She had an extensive Broadway and Off-Broadway career before being cast in Saint Elsewhere, which launched her television career. She received five Emmy nominations for her role as Nurse Helen Rosenthal.
Christina continued to appear in many television shows including Friends, for which she received an Emmy nomination as Ross and Monica’s dysfunctional mother. Her recent television credits include Comedy Central’s Children’s Hospital, Growing Up Fisher, and Wild and Precious.
Christina received Los Angeles Critics’ Awards for Cloud Nine, Undiscovered Country, and The Letters of Janet Flanner. She appeared in Antaeus’ production of Tonight at Eight Thirty and The West Coast premiere of Dead Man’s Cell Phone.
Her films include Grace of My Heart, Legends of the Fall, Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet, and The Wedding Singer.
voiceover career includes numerous commercial campaigns and NPR
recordings. She recently ventured into webseries including Robin Banks and the Bank Robbers and stars in the upcoming Break a Hip.