Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980, height 5' 0¼" (1,53 m)) is an American actress. Ricci received initial recognition and praise as a child star for her performance as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993), and her role as Kat Harvey in Casper (1995). Ricci made a transition into more adult-oriented roles with The Ice Storm
(1997), followed by an acclaimed performance in The Opposite of Sex
(1998), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She continued her success with well-received performances in Sleepy Hollow
(1999) and Monster
(2003). Ricci has appeared in the films Black Snake Moan
(2007), Penelope (2008), Speed Racer (2008), New York, I Love You (2009) and After.Life
(2009) opposite Liam Neeson.