Christina Ricci is an American actress. At age nine, she made her cinematic debut in the 1990 film Mermaids. Her claim to fame was the role of Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family, which she reprised in Addams Family Values. In 1995, she starred in the box-office hits Casper and Now and Then, gaining her greater stardom during her early teens. Her first adult-oriented role was in 1997’s drama film The Ice Storm, followed by a starring role in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. She next starred in the movie The Opposite of Sex and Sleepy Hollow opposite Johnny Depp. In the 2000s, she was praised for her performances in Monster and Black Snake Moan. Her latest roles on the big screen were in Mothers and Daughters and Distorted. She also portrayed the titular character on The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.