Christina Moore is a multi-faceted American who has made her mark in different spheres of the glamour and entertainment world including acting, comedy, screenwriting, modelling and lately in production. She is best known for her acting efforts in television series like ‘MADtv’, ‘That '70s Show’, ‘90210’ and ‘Hawthrone’. This ravishing beauty developed interest in performing arts since childhood performing in singing and other programs of her family as also in a children’s musical theatre group. A graduate from Illinois Wesleyan University School of Theater Arts, she embarked in acting starting with on-stage performances including productions of ‘Big River’, and ‘Cinderella’ among others. She made her debut in television and films in the mid-1990s garnering little success initially. She grabbed her first main role in the TV series ‘Hyperion Bay’ that ran for a season. However, her big break came with the comedy sketch television series ‘MADtv’ paving her way for other notable series like ‘That '70s Show’, ‘The Bad Girl's Guide’, ‘Hot Properties’, ‘90210’, ‘Hawthorne’ and ‘Jessie’. Notable films of Moore include ‘Without a Paddle’ and ‘Delta Farce’. She has also ventured into screenwriting as well co-producing films that include projects like ‘Running Wild’ and ‘Pray for Rain’.
Moore was always interested in performing arts and would be seen participating in her family church’s choir as also in other performing programs. While studying in High school she also toured across Chicago with a children’s musical theatre group. Soon after completing graduation from Illinois Wesleyan University School of Theatre Arts, she re-located to Los Angeles. Her first appearance as a pro happened on-stage with a production of ‘Young Abe: the Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Outdoor Musical Drama’ in Evansville, Indiana. Later, she also appeared in stage productions of ‘Big River’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘Annie’.
Her television debut happened in the mid 1990’s that saw her initially featuring in single episodes of many TV series like ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ (1996) and ‘The Burning Zone’ (1997) among others. She also made her debut in films playing bit role in the 1997 action Sci-Fi film ‘The Sore Losers’.
The first series that marked her presence in multiple episodes was the American sitcom ‘Unhappily Ever After’ (1998). She landed up with her first main role of Amy Sweeny in the American drama series ‘Hyperion Bay’ (1998-1999).
Although for the next few years she continued to perform in several television series, her breakthrough came with the American comedy sketch TV series ‘MADtv’ where she performed from 2002 to 2003 in a total of 25 episodes. Her impersonation of celebrities like Sharon Stone, Brittany Murphy, Shannon Elizabeth, Christina Aguilera and Trista Rehn in the series earned her huge applaud as a comedian.
Moore left ‘MADtv’ to play the character of Laurie Forman replacing Lisa Robin Kelly in the American television period sitcom ‘That '70s Show’ and featured in six of its episodes from 2003-2004. In 2005, she played main roles in the TV series ‘The Bad Girl's Guide’ and ‘Hot Properties’. She essayed the main role of Candy Sullivan in first and second season of the TV series ‘Hawthrone’ (2009-2011) and made appearance as special guest in its third season, featuring in a total of 20 episodes.
Over the years she has worked in many TV series, some of the notable ones being ‘90210’ (2008–2009, 2013), ‘True Blood’ (2011-2012), ‘Jessie’ (2011-2015) and ‘Last Man Standing’ (2012, 2014); and guest appeared in TV series like ‘Friends’ (1998), ‘Suddenly Susan’ (1998, 2000), ‘Just Shoot Me!’ (2000) and ‘24’ (2002).
She was part of the commercially successful American comedy film ‘Without a Paddle’ that released on August 20, 2004.
Other film endeavours of this damsel include ‘Delta Farce’ (2007), ‘Born to Race’ (2011) and ‘Sperm Donor’ (2012).
Apart from acting, she has also delved into screenwriting and producing films. The February 2017 released drama flick ‘Running Wild’ saw her co-producing, writing along with Brian Rudnick, as also acting in the film that starred Sharon Stone and Tommy Flanagan among others. She has also co-produced ‘Pray for Rain’ and ‘Dirt’, while sharing writing credit with Gloria Musca in the former.
She is one of the founder-members of the all-female comedy sketch group ‘Bitches Funny’ that has for the last 5 years performed in Los Angeles and New York.
Moore also invested and remained a co-owner of the world record-holding factory-backed drag race team ‘Easy Street Motorsports’.
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Christina Moore was born on April 12, 1973 in Palatine, Illinois. Abby Moore is her mother. She has three older sisters. She dated actor John Ducey for two years following which the two married on July 5, 2008.