CHRISTINE LAHTI
 
* 04. April 1950 (in Birmingham, Michigan)
 
OSCAR
 
1996 as Director for 'Lieberman in Love'

 

OSCARNOMINEE
 
1985 as Hazel Zanussi in 'Swing Shift'
 
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I like her most for her performance as Dr. Kathryn (Kate) Austin on the TV hit series 'Chicago Hope' (1995 - present)

'Lahti' means 'bay of water' and is also the name of a little town near Helsinki

her father, Paul Theodore Lahti was a surgeon

her mother, Elizabeth M. Lahti, was a former nurse and painter

Elizabeth M. Lahti died on 23. December 1995 at the age of 75 years

Christine has 5 siblings

she is married to director Thomas Schlamme since 04. September 1983

she has 3 kids with Schlamme: Wilson (*05. July 1988) and the twins Joseph and Emma (* 03. August 1993)
 
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