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Christine Baranski Celebrates Her 70th Birthday at Her First-Ever Met Gala

Christine Baranski celebrated her birthday in style on Monday night. The actress turned 70 and marked the momentous occasion with her first-ever Met Gala appearance. She donned an elegant tailored Thom Browne look, dazzling in a matte black sequin caped jacket paired with a white blouse and bowtie. Her classic black-and-white look perfectly matched this year's "Gilded Glamour" theme.
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‘The Gilded Age’ Cast: What Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon and More Look Like in Real Life

A great change! Fans have been immersed in the historical drama of HBO Max’s The Gilded Age since its season 1 debut. The TV series, created by Downton Abbey showrunner Julian Fellowes, is set against the backdrop of 1880s America amid the “Gilded Age,” a historical period of immense economic change. The show — which premiered in January 2022 […]
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’The Gilded Age’ Star Nathan Lane on Playing a ‘Silly Snob,’ Reuniting with Christine Baranski and His Emotional ‘Only Murder’ Moments

Click here to read the full article. Nathan Lane has long been a master shapeshifter on theater and television. From donning garish red suits on “The Producers” to South Beach drag fabulosity on “The Birdcage” and personifying a sly and slim meerkat on “The Lion King,” Lane is always eye-catching, in a multitude of ways. Over the past year, audiences caught him on Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” as deli dips kingpin Teddy Dimas, and in HBO Max’s 1880s-set “The Gilded Age,” as Ward McAllister, in outrageous multi-piece suits and with facial hair to fit the real-life charismatic snob’s...
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Here Comes The Sun: Actress Christine Baranski and a look inside the homes of Architectural Digest

Christine Baranski has a habit of playing regal, accomplished women. But she’s really just a girl from Buffalo, and those roots still run deep. Also, what do Fred Astaire’s living room, Serena Williams’ karaoke bar and Maria Sharapova’s bowling alley all have in common? We’ll show you. “Here Comes The Sun” is a closer look at some of the people, places and things we bring you every week on “CBS Sunday Morning.”
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Christine Baranski Says Getting the Men to Sing and Dance in Mamma Mia 2 Was 'Like Rocket Science'

Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård and Pierce Brosnan might want to stick to just acting!. Christine Baranski joked about her Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again costars in Vulture's new oral history of the film's ending, saying of Brosnan, 68, Skarsgård, 70, and Firth, 61, "Just to get them to sing the song and put one foot in front of another and raise a glass of beer together, it was like rocket science."
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Christine Baranski says it was ‘rocket science’ getting Colin Firth to dance properly in Mamma Mia 2

Christine Baranski has reflected on filming the dancing and singing scenes in Mamma Mia 2 with Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård and Pierce Brosnan.The actors all reprised their roles from the 2008 film Mamma Mia in the 2018 sequel, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, and they did not exactly take naturally to the dancing.“I don’t think the three actors would mind my saying – Colin and Stellan and Pierce – just to get them to sing the song and put one foot in front of another and raise a glass of beer together, it was like rocket science,” Baranski...
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'The Gilded Age': Christine Baranski & Cynthia Nixon on Their Characters' Relationship and Feeling Like an Old Married Couple

Co-written by show creator Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey) and Sonja Warfield, the HBO drama series The Gilded Age is set in the lavishly extravagant world of late 19th century New York and finds the orphaned Marian Brook (Louisa Jacobson) moving into the home of her aunts, Agnes van Rhijn (Christine Baranski) and Ada Brook (Cynthia Nixon). Once there, the young woman quickly learns the importance of whether you come from old money or new and that there are certain expectations for her that she might not be fully willing to follow, as she finds her place in society.
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Christine Baranski / Remembering Actor Howard Hesseman

Actor and singer Christine Baranski is now one of the stars of the new HBO series The Gilded Age. She spoke with Terry Gross in 2020. Also, we listen back to our 1988 interview with Howard Hesseman, who died last Saturday at the age of 81. Hesseman played a DJ in the series WKRP in Cincinnati, and a teacher in Head of the Class.
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‘The Gilded Age’ Star Christine Baranski on Fulfilling Her Dream of Playing ‘An Elitist Snob Written By Julian Fellowes’

Christine Baranski’s career is so vast and varied — from starring roles in “The Good Wife” and its spinoff “The Good Fight,” to spending decades in New York City theater, to stealing scenes as the “Mamma Mia” franchise’s resident siren — that it’s genuinely shocking when she points out that she’s never been in an onscreen period piece “with wigs, corsets, language, the whole thing.”
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