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Christina Crawford

American writer and actor

Christina Crawford is ...


Born 11 June 1939 in Los Angeles
Age 83 years

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship United States of America
Spouse Harvey Medlinsky and David Koontz
Occupation actor, novelist, stage actor, television actor, writer and film actor
Educated at University of Southern California, University of California, Los Angeles and Chadwick School

About Christina Crawford

Christina Crawford is a woman of many talents. Born on June 11, 1939, in Los Angeles, California, she is an American writer, actor, and activist. She is best known for her memoir, "Mommie Dearest," which detailed her tumultuous relationship with her mother, the legendary Hollywood actress Joan Crawford.

Christina's childhood was marked by abuse and neglect at the hands of her mother. She was adopted by Joan Crawford when she was just a baby, and while her mother provided her with a life of luxury, she was also subjected to physical and emotional abuse. Christina's memoir, "Mommie Dearest," was published in 1978 and became an instant bestseller. The book was later adapted into a film starring Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford.

In addition to her writing, Christina has also had a successful career as an actor. She appeared in several films and television shows throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "The Secret Storm," "The Sixth Sense," and "Bonanza." She also had a recurring role on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" in the 1980s.

Christina's activism has focused on issues related to child abuse and adoption. She has been a vocal advocate for children's rights and has worked with organizations such as the National Council for Adoption and the Child Welfare League of America.

Despite the challenges she faced in her childhood, Christina has emerged as a strong and resilient woman. Her memoir and her advocacy work have helped to raise awareness about the issue of child abuse and have inspired many others to speak out about their own experiences.


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- Crawford, Christina. Mommie Dearest. William Morrow and Company, 1978.

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