Christine Lakin is a Director, Actor, Producer and a Choregrapher. Christine is probably best known for her role as “Al” in the 90’s sit-com Step By Step. More recently, she was one of three Hollywood Darlings on the Pop Network alongside Jodie Sweetin (Fuller House) and Beverley Mitchell (7th Heaven). These three women produced the highly improvised comedy loosely based on their real lives and friendship. Christine has also appeared in dozens of films and TV shows such as Modern Family, The Rookie, Station 19, American Housewife, Mothers Day, CSI, The League, Melissa and Joey, Valentines Day, Veronica Mars and You Again.
She’s voiced multiple roles on FOX’s Family Guy, Cartoon Network’s Clarence and is known as Jane from The Walking Dead game, Seasons 1 and 2. She is the voice behind PeeBee in EA’s Mass Effect: Andromeda. She also narrates numerous audio book - in fact over 150, including the best selling Bosch/Ballard detective series by Michael Connelly, in which she voiced Renee Ballard. Christine has also performed in several acclaimed theater productions, notably as Clarice Starling in the cult-hit Silence, The Musical LADCC award and dozens with LA favorite, The Troubadour Theater Company. She has regularly hosted for CMT, VH1 and E! including the recent Burbank International Film Festival.
Christine is also a nominated choreographer, whose work has appeared in many national commercials and on HBO’s Westworld, True Blood, Schooled and ABC’s The Goldbergs. She has worked on films such as You Again, and Parental Guidance alongside such talent as Sigourney Weaver, Betty White, Jamie Lee Curtis, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner and Bette Midler.
She is the creator of the hit storytelling show, Worst Ever, which ran to sold-out crowds around Los Angeles and New York before being developed and sold as a series with Thank You Brain Productions. It was turned into successful podcast found on Apple and iTunes. Additionally, she has sold scripted content to MTV, Hulu, and has developed with Whoopi, Inc., Campanario and Warner Horizon.
Most recently Christine has been behind the camera, directing episodic television for Apple, Disney+ and ABC including The Goldbergs and High School Musical, The Musical, The Series.
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