Kristen Johnston is a famous American comedian. Photos and biography of the actress

Today we will talk about one of the well-known andtalented Hollywood stars. Kristen Johnston is a popular American comedian and actress, who is a two-time winner of the most prestigious Emmy television award. The actress is known to the viewer on the comedy series "The Third Planet from the Sun", in which Sally Solomon played the role.

Kristen Johnston

Biography: origins

Kristen Johnston was born on the twentieth of September1967 in Washington, DC, in the family of Republican Senator Rod Johnston and an insurance agent for real estate. After the birth of Kristen, the family moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There the future actress went to school and began attending classes in theatrical skill.

After graduation, Kristen entered the privateResearch New York University, which graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama. Even then, Chris thought about the career of the actress.

Early career and filmography

His career began to build a young girl intheater - she participated in Broadway performances in New York. Kristen became quite a famous and popular theater actress. Three times (in 1994, 2007 and 2010) she was nominated for the theater prize "Drama Desk Avat".

Kristen Johnston's personal life

After several episodic appearances onthe actress received the long-awaited starring role in the series "The Third Planet from the Sun". In the main cast, she was present during all 139 episodes. For Best Supporting Actress Kristen Johnston received two Emmy Awards, a nomination for the US Screen Actors Guild Award and Golden Globe Award.

Fatal to the actress was the film "Debt", which was presented at the Cannes Film Festival and nominated for a prize.

Johnston starred in such films as "Warbrides "," Vampires "," Best Friends and Child "," Bad Parents "," In Search of Bliss "," Sick of Love "," Sex in the City "," Dumbledek "and" First Aid ".

From 2011 to 2015, Kristen Johnston appeared in the sitcom "The Former". The project brought success to the actress. For the best female role in the comedy series Kristen deservedly received the "Gracie" award.

In parallel with the filming of the comedy series "The Former" Johnston participates in the work on the projects "Kersti" and "American family." There she appeared in several episodes.

Personal life

In the autumn of 2013, the press reported on the diseaseKristen Johnston. The personal life of the actress remained closed to the public, but later it became known that Kristen was diagnosed with myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord tissue).

The actress suffers from muscle weakness, can hardly move. Also because of the disease Kristen is forced to constantly wear an orthopedic collar.

It's hard to say whether we'll see Johnston yetany films or episodes of serials. But it's safe to say that Chris is a really talented actress. More than once she proved it on the screen.

Kristen Johnston, whose photo is in the article, likes to hold home photo sessions.

Kristen Johnston photo

To date, the actress turned 49 years old. For her vivid career, Kristen managed to appear in 22 films and 16 TV series. She also appeared on several television programs.

In the audience, Chris is always associated with a positive character. The ability to perceive everything with a smile on her face only paints this wonderful woman. We wish her good luck in the future.