Christine Lahti
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"Christine Ann Lahti" is an American actress and film director. She has won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards.

Lahti's first Academy Award nomination was for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress/Best Supporting Actress for her work in the 1984 film Swing Shift (film)/Swing Shift. Her second nomination was for her work as a director, when she won the Academy Award for Academy Award for Live Action Short Film/Best Short Film, Live Action for her 1995 film Lieberman in Love. Her other films as an actress include ...And Justice for All (film)/...And Justice for All (1979), Housekeeping (film)/Housekeeping (1987), Running on Empty (1988 film)/Running on Empty (1988), Miss Firecracker (1989), and My First Mister (2001), which she also directed. An eight-time Golden Globe nominee and six-time Emmy nominee, she won a Golden Globe for the 1989 TV movie No Place Like Home. In 1998, she won a Golden Globe and an Emmy for her role as Kate Austin in the CBS series Chicago Hope, which she starred in from 1995-1999. She also had a recurring role as Sonya Paxton from 2009-2011 in the NBC series Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.

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