|Born:||May 2, 1952|
|Occupation:||Actress, stage and screen|
|Spouse (s):||Matthew Cowles (actor-playwright)|
Christine Baranski is a stage and screen actress with half a century of credits to her name. Probably most recognized on TV as the best friend in Cybill, she was introduced to the wider world primarily by her turn as Tanya (another best friend) in the film version of Mamma Mia!. Christine made a new name for herself with her guest turns on The Big Bang Theory as Leonard's mother, Beverly Hofstadter. She portrays Alice Clayton in "He Dead" on USA Network's original series Psych in "He Dead".