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Biography

Crista Flanagan Biography

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Crista Flanagan's facts

Date of Birth 1976-02-24
Nationality American
Profession Actress/Comedienne
Ethnicity White
Education at University of Evansville, Indiana and a Master of Fine Arts from UC Irvine.
Name on Birth Crista Flanagan
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)
Place of Birth Mount Vernon, Illinois, USA

Crista Flanagan is an American comedic actress. She has been best known for her outstanding work as a cast member on the FOX sketch-comedy series called “MADtv” from 2005 to 2009. At present she has been famous for her recurring role as Sadler on the AMC original series “Mad Men”.  Till the date many sites have included her entire life events to certain satisfactory level which also includes Wiki in it. At present Crista can also be seen on the popular pod cast series, Hope Is Emo.

Talking about her previous life background, Crista was born on 24th February, 1976 in Mount Vernon, Illinois, USA as a daughter of Bonnie Jerdon and David Flanagan. About her academic qualifications, she has received a Bachelor of science in Theatre from the University of Evansville and addition to it she has also received masters degree in Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine. Her mastered education has helped her to enhance her artistic qualification to new height. Her sharpened theatrical skills in the play includes Fool for Love, The Time of Our Life, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Marriage of Figaro and Oklahoma!.

Talking about her life in MADtv, Flanagan officially joined the cast of "MADtv" in 2005. She had joined it as a feature performer, for the tenth season. After that she became a repertory cast member at the beginning of the following season. Additionally her further frequent impersonations were of Alex Hooser, Ellen Pompeo, Heidi Klum, Patricia Arquette (as Allison DuBois from Medium), Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks, and Miley Cyrus.

 

During her career in MADtv, Crista had a long standing gag with fellow cast member Bobby Lee. They had long and strong relation between them behind scenes characters. This relationship can be seen in the Secret Santa skit, where Bobby proposes to Crista, to which she replies 'I cannot marry someone I have a restraining order against.' This can also be seen in the celebrity Triathlon skit, where Crista slams the door after Bobby asks for her help where she makes reference to not helping him dig up a dead body, but reluctantly agrees to help him train.

Currently in present a cast member as well as contributing writing for MADtv, Crista can also be seen on the popular pod cast series, Hope Is Emo. There she portrays a role of Hope, a 19 year old High School student on the verge of a break down because of her depression, worries and the never ending problems in her life.

Talking about her personal life, which she hasn’t yet disclosed in front of her audience despite of many querries, she has been very confidential and doesn’t feel willing to share her personal life details with media. She wants to keep her personal life quite away from her media spotlight. She has been very dedicated to her career field and hence she doesn’t like to mix her indoor life with her profession by now. 38 years old Crista has no any issues related to her real life affairs till the end. Any information related to her marriage has been kept far away from media despite of requiring from her fans.

Talking about her social life which includes her relation with her fans and followers, she has been linked to many social sites to make an ease for her fans to get information direct from her. Hence her fans either have to wait further more or just get in direct link with her via those sites. She always awaits positive feedbacks from her fans because she knows their feedbacks can be beneficial to her acting skills and will help her to give a new and good direction to her ambition.