|Birth Name||Christine Mary Dunford|
Mini Bio (1)
Born in the Bronx and trained at the Juilliard School, Ms. Dunford began her theater career in NYC. Upon graduating from Juilliard, she was cast in Joseph Papp's NY Shakespeare Festival production of Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Ms. Dunford spent the next two years working at Mr. Papp's Public Theater in the American premiere of Serious Money (both the off-Broadway & Broadway runs) and in the lead role of Love's Labors Lost, directed by Gerald Freedman. Other NY stage appearances include Infidelities at Primary Stages and the title role in Tamara. On the West Coast, Ms. Dunford starred with Ed Begley, Jr. in David Mamet's Cryptogram at the Geffen Playhouse, and in the Bottom's Dream Theater Company productions of Losing Venice and 7 Blow Jobs, and was directed by fellow Juilliard alum Keith David in The Shadow Box at the Edgemar Theater. Since moving to Los Angeles, Ms. Dunford has appeared in over 100 episodes of television, both as a series regular (Good Sports, Hudson Street with Tony Danza, Something So Right with Jere Burns, Bob with Bob Newhart, and The Secret Lives of Men with Brad Whitford) and as a guest star (Law & Order LA, Harry's Law, Two and a Half Men, Boston Legal, Seinfeld, Frasier, Til Death, Without a Trace and others). She also co-starred with Jon Lovitz in the live broadcast of the FOX comedy special: The Jon Lovitz Show. On film, Ms. Dunford was recently seen in American Dream, the indie award-winner directed by J. Walker Smmith, and Hello Herman, written by John Buffalo Mailer. She starred opposite Peter Fonda in the Oscar-nominated Ulee's Gold, and in Love & Basketball, Date in Queens (opposite Jason Alexander), Reversal of Fortune, Slaves of NY, and the award-winning shorts Dos Corazones and Lost People of Mountain Village, which was written and directed by the creators of The Wonder Years, Carol Black and Neal Marlens. Ms. Dunford is also a playwright, and was invited to perform her series of monologues, Out Loud, at HBO's Aspen Comedy Festival as well as at the Edgemar Theater in Los Angeles. She performed another solo show, Toucan in the Bronx, at the Improv in Los Angeles. In addition to her work on camera and stage, Ms. Dunford is a voice artist on several animated series as well as television and radio commercials. She provides narration for documentary films and museum installments, and does voice work for video and online games such as Mass Effect, Lord of the Rings, Civilizations, Dawn of War, Hitman, Everquest, Warhammer, XCOM & others.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: C. Spanwall