Christine Adams (actress)

Christine Adams (actress)

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Christine Adams
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Born (1974-08-15) 15 August 1974 (age 44)[1]
London, England, UK
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1998–present

Christine Adams (born August 15, 1974) is an English actress and model.

Early life[edit]

Adams was born and raised in London, England.

Career[edit]

Adams began her acting career starring in the mini-series NY-LON in 2004. She later guest-starred on many television series such as My Family, Doctor Who, Pushing Daisies, Heroes and Nip/Tuck and Real Husbands of Hollywood with Kevin Hart. Her film credits include Submerged, Batman Begins, Eye of the Dolphin, Green Flash, Beneath the Blue, and Tron: Legacy.[2] Adams starred on the short-lived ABC series The Whole Truth as Lena Boudreaux in 2010, and FOX’s Terra Nova as Mira, the leader of the “Sixers”, a rebel group that arrived with the Sixth Pilgrimage but who soon broke away to oppose Terra Nova.[3]

In 2012, Adams co-starred on the unsuccessful ABC drama pilot Americana as Anthony LaPaglia‘s wife Sierra, a bronze-skinned East African beauty and former supermodel.[4][5] She later had a recurring role on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Agent Anne Weaver, and in 2016 starred in the short-lived AMC drama Feed the Beast opposite David Schwimmer.[6]

In 2017, Adams was cast to be in The CW superhero television drama series Black Lightning created by Mara Brock Akil playing Lynn Pierce, Black Lightning’s ex-wife.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Adams was born in London. She attended Middlesex University.[8] She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and daughters.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Willows Woman Short film
2004 (Past Present Future) Imperfect Chrissie
2005 Submerged Dr. Susan Chappell Video
2005 Batman Begins Jessica
2006 Eye of the Dolphin Tamika
2008 Green Flash Sophie Video
2010 Beneath the Blue Tamika
2010 Tron: Legacy Claire Atkinson
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Barbados TV Reporter
2015 Bad Blood Tommy Bates
2018 Profile Vick
2018 Spare Room Doctor Eva Rae

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Noel’s House Party Episode: “7.15”
2000 Where There’s Smoke Sandra TV film
2001 EastEnders P.C. 1 episode
2002 In Deep Michelle Episodes: “Abuse of Trust: Parts 1 & 2”
2002 Doctors Amanda Caiton Episode: “Tick Tock”
2002 My Family Alicia Episode: “One Flew Out of the Cuckoo’s Nest”
2002 Casualty Melanie Phillips Episode: “Only the Lonely”
2003 Murder in Mind Chloe Episode: “Contract”
2003 Fortysomething 30something Episode: “1.1”
2003 Stargate SG-1 Mala Episode: “Birthright”
2004 NY-LON Katherine Williams Osgood Series regular, 6 episodes
2005 Doctor Who Cathica Episode: “The Long Game
2005 Love Soup Vanessa Episode: “Take Five”
2006 Casualty Lou Clark Episode: “Worlds Apart”
2006 Hustle Nigella Episode: “The Henderson Challenge”
2006 Home Again Kym Series regular, 6 episodes
2007 Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip Stefanie Episode: “The Disaster Show”
2007-2009 Pushing Daisies Simone Hundin Episodes: “Bitches”, “Dim Sum Lose Some”, and “Water & Power”
2007 Journeyman Georgina Conrad Episode: “The Hanged Man”
2008 To Love and Die Eddie TV pilot
2009 Lie to Me Farida Mugisha Episode: “Do No Harm”
2009 Heroes Dr. Madeline Gibson Episode: “Hysterical Blindness
2010 CSI: Miami Nancy Thurman Episode: “Show Stopper”
2010 Nip/Tuck Dr. Sarah Kwinda Episode: “Sheila Carlton”
2010–11 The Whole Truth Lena Boudreaux Series regular, 10 episodes
2011 Terra Nova Mira Series regular, 13 episodes
2012 Americana Sierra Delon-Soulter TV pilot
2014–2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Anne Weaver 9 episodes
2014 Legends Hani Jibril 2 episodes
2014–15 The Mentalist Lena Abbott 3 episodes
2016 Pure Genius Giselle Overman Episode: ‘A Bunker Hill Christmas’
2016 Feed the Beast Rie Moran Series regular, 10 episodes
2018–present Black Lightning Lynn Pierce Series regular
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