Christine Lahti

Christine Lahti

Her role as Dr. Kate Austin on TV series Chicago Hope
Michigan 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.Source: filmbug.com
I like to take up something that is challenging. I like to stretch myself.More Christine Lahti quotes [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
I would take up any small job on the sets, just so that I could hang around with the hope of getting noticed.More Christine Lahti quotes [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
I'm still so challenged by this mothering thing. It is so incredibly wild and interesting, and fulfilling... everything.More Christine Lahti quotes [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
Movie makers are now finding roles that are more apt to older actresses. They see the talent and they want to put it to best use.More Christine Lahti quotes [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
After doing so many different roles, if you don't stretch yourself, there's no excitement left.More Christine Lahti quotes [08/13/2006 12:08:00]

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