Christina Pickles

Actor, Voice actor
This classically-trained blonde actress became a recognizable primetime face and earned four Emmy nominations as breast cancer survivor Nurse Helen Rosenthal on "St. Elsewhere" (NBC, 1983-88), Christina Pickles found a ... Read more »
Born: 02/17/1935 in Yorkshire, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (53)

Angels Don't Sleep Here 2014 (Movie)

Angela Porter (Actor)

Live At the Foxes Den 2013 (Movie)

Mrs. Ducksworth (Actor)

Atlas Shrugged Part One 2011 (Movie)

Mother Rearden (Actor)

Flower Girl 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Guiding Light 1951 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Immigrants (L.A. Dolce Vita) 2008 (Movie)

Voice (Actor)

Medium 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Dragnet 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Sol Goode 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Friends 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

JAG 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Get Real 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Party of Five 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Touched By an Angel 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Valerie Flake 1999 (Movie)

Meg Darnell (Actor)

The Wedding Singer 1998 (Movie)

Angie (Actor)

Diagnosis Murder 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Grace of My Heart 1996 (Movie)

Mrs Buxton (Actor)

In the Heat of the Night 1990 - 1991, 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

No Easy Way 1996 (Movie)

Mrs. Livingston (Actor)

Romeo + Juliet 1996 (Movie)

Caroline Montague (Actor)

Sisters 1994 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

Cybill 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Love & War 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Nanny 1994 - 1995 (Tv Show)

Actor

Legends of the Fall 1994 (Movie)

Isabel (Actor)

Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in Love 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Laurie Hill 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Veronica Clare 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The People Next Door 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Abortion: For Survival 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Narrator

Golden Land 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

St. Elsewhere 1982 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Masters of the Universe 1987 (Movie)

Sorceress (Actor)

James A. Michener's "Space" 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Seizure 1974 (Movie)

Nicole Blackstone (Actor)

A Twist of the Knife (TV Show)

Actor

Another World (TV Show)

Actor

Monday After the Miracle (TV Show)

Actor

Nightmare in the Daylight (TV Show)

Actor

The Family Holiday (TV Show)

Actor

The Patsy Awards (TV Show)

Actor

Weapons of Mass Distraction (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This classically-trained blonde actress became a recognizable primetime face and earned four Emmy nominations as breast cancer survivor Nurse Helen Rosenthal on "St. Elsewhere" (NBC, 1983-88), Christina Pickles found a new venue in the 1990s in the recurring role of Judy Geller, the mother of Monica (Courteney Cox) and Ross (David Schwimmer) on the hit NBC sitcom "Friends".

Relationships

Rebecca

Daughter

Oliver

Son

Herb Edelman Actor

Companion
with him at the time of his 1996 death from emphysema

Wilfred Pickles

Uncle

EDUCATION

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

London , England
said to have first attended when she was 15

Milestones

1999

Had featured role as Debrah Farentino's mother on the Fox series "Get Real"

1997

Co-starred in the HBO movie "Weapons of Mass Distraction"

1996

Played Mrs. Montague in Baz Luhrmann's updated version of "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet"

1996

Appeared as Illeana Douglas' critical mother in Allison Anders' "Grace of My Heart"

1994

Played the recurring role of Judy Geller, mother of Monica (Courteney Cox Arquette) and Ross (David Schwimmer) on the NBC sitcom "Friends"; earned a 1994-1995 Emmy nomination for the role

1994

Played the estranged wife of Anthony Hopkins in "Legends of the Fall"

1989

Narrated TBS special "Abortion: For Survival"

1989

Returned to series TV in "The People Next Door" (CBS)

1985

Co-starred in the CBS miniseries "James A Michener's 'Space'"

1979

Moved to Los Angeles; performed in stage productions of "Cloud Nine" and "Darlinghissima: Letters to a Friend"

1974

Played wife to Jonathan Frid in feature film "Seizure"

1969

Played Linell Conway on soap opera "The Guiding Light" (CBS)

1961

Co-starred as Lady Jane in CBS production of "Vanity Fair"

Co-starred as Nurse Helen Rosenthal on "St. Elsewhere" (NBC); received four Emmy nominations

Played Countess Elena on "Another World" (NBC)

Born and raised in England

Moved to the USA

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