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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 16 November 1968Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nickname Chrisse

Mini Bio (1)

Christine Harnos was born on February 2, 1968 in Queens, New York. She was raised in Brooklyn and later on the North Shore of Long Island. In 1986 she signed with Elite Models and worked in both New York and Japan. In 1987 she was cast as the female lead in Disney's, The Rescue. She went on to star in numerous films including, Denial, with Robin Wright and Jason Patric; The Cool and the Crazy, opposite Jared Leto; and Universal's, Dazed and Confused. From 1994-2003 she appeared as 'Jennifer Greene' on the award winning TV series, ER. She would later star in the critically acclaimed film, Remembering Sex (Getting Off), with Amy Ryan.

In 2003 Christine took a hiatus from acting to pursue a degree in child development at Mills College. In 2006 she helped co-create the circus outreach organization, Circus Remedy, and continues to serve as Executive Director. To date, Circus Remedy has made over 50 visits to ailing children worldwide and has collaborated with Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Amma's hospitals and orphanages in Kerala, India, The Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Canada, countless orphanages in Tanzania and South Africa, the Jewish and Arab Galilee Youth Circus in Israel, as well as children's hospitals and care centers throughout the United States. From 2008-2009, Christine also served as Executive Director of the Emma Center, providing female abuse survivors with holistic healing services.

Christine is now producing a documentary on the writer Richard Brautigan, Here is Something Beautiful (etc.., which is set for release in 2017.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: LAC

Trivia (1)

Is the co-founder and executive director of Circus Remedy, an organization that arranges for circus performers to visit patients at children's hospitals, camps for terminally ill children, hospices, and refugee camps. [January 2008]

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