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Hendricks gets catty roles

2010-09-14 09:23
Christina Hendricks says people call her when they need someone to play a catty role.

The Mad Men actress,who plays feisty Joan Holloway in the show, says casting directors mistake her as being like her bold, forthright character.

She said: "Before I played Joan, people used to say, 'I don't see her being tough enough for this role'. Now that I've played Joan it's sort of the opposite.”

In real life, 35-year-old Christina, who is married to actor 'Body Of Proof' actor Geoffrey Arend – claims she is much more "nerdy and goofy" around the home.

She added: "Joan is so poised and pulled together. I'm quite nerdy and goofy. I'm sort of notorious for making a corn salad and forgetting the corn. But I'm getting much better."

Christina also nurtures musical ambitions and, as well as singing, is skilled on an unusual instrument.

She said: "I sing a bit and I would pursue possibly doing a musical or something. I'm still plugging away at my accordion
Christina Hendricks says people call her when they need someone to play a catty role.
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