Claudia Christian was born on August 10, 1965 in Glendale,
California. Her family moved to Connecticut some afterwards. At age
5, Claudia was bitten by the acting bug when she played a Native
American in a school play. After her family returned to California,
she graduated high school at 16, and set out to start her acting
career. She worked in a coffee house and then at a clothing store
for two years before landing her debut acting role making a guest
appearance on the soap, "Dallas." Her next acting appearance she
played Kara in the televison movie, "The Calendar Girl Murders."
Claudia Christian's big break came when she landed the part of
Susan Ivanova on the science fiction series "Babylon 5." Her
grandfather is a surgeon and her three older brothers are genetic
engineers and veterinarians. Claudia Christian listens to opera,
painting, extreme sports, playing piano, collecting antiques and
hosting marvelous dinner parties. Claudia is fluent in French,
Italian and German and enjoys acting in these languages. Claudia
was voted "sexiest woman in sci-fi" by SFX Magazine in 1998.
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).