Christine Lahti: A Feminist Coming of Age

TUE, APR 10, 2018 (1:08:21)

For decades, actress and director Christine Lahti has captivated the hearts and minds of her audience through iconic roles in Chicago Hope, Running on Empty, Housekeeping, Swing Shift, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, God of Carnage, and The Blacklist. Now, in her comical and boldly honest essay collection, Lahti focuses on three major periods of her life: her childhood, her early journey as an actress and activist, and the realities of her life as a middle-aged woman in Hollywood today. Hear a conversation about her book and her coming to age journey.

Read about Christine Lahti, ageism, and "disappearing women" here.

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Christine Lahti is an American actress and director who has worked on many television series and was nominated for an Academy Award for her Best Supporting Actress role in Swing Shift. She is also author of "True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness: A feminist Coming of Age."

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