Christina Rene Hendricks (born May 3, 1975) is an American actress. She is known primarily for her role as Joan Harris in the AMC television series Mad Men and as Saffron on the FOX series Firefly. She has been nominated for five Emmy Awards for her work on Mad Men.
A poll of female readers taken by Esquire magazine named Hendricks "the sexiest woman in the world". In 2010, she was voted Best Looking American Woman by Esquire magazine. In 2014, Hendricks voices Zarina, a Dust-talent fairy in the Disney Fairies franchise.