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Christine Ann Lahti (born April 4, 1950) is an American actress and filmmaker. She was nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for Swing Shift, a 1984 movie. For her directorial start with the 1995 short movie Lieberman in Love, she won an Academy Award for the Best Live Action Short Film.

Lahti began on Broadway as a replacement in Loose Ends. She went on to perform in the Broadway plays Present Laughter (1982) and The Heidi Chronicles (1989).

Lahti is an eight-time Golden Globe Award nominee and six-time Emmy Award nominee. She won a Golden Globe Award for the television movie No Place Like Home, a 1989 movie. She won a Golden Globe and Emmy in 1998 for her role as Kate Austin in the series Chicago Hope.

Lahti was born in Birmingham, Michigan, a Detroit suburb.

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