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Rose at Heroes for Autism event, Hollywood, California, April 19, 2009
|Born||Cristine Sue Rose
January 31, 1951
Lynwood, California, U.S.
Cristine Sue Rose (born January 31, 1951) is an American actress. She has also been credited as Christine Rose. She is best known for her role as Angela Petrelli on the hit NBC science fiction drama Heroes.
She was a regular on the short-lived television series Ferris Bueller which was a TV remake of the famous film Ferris Bueller's Day Off which she co-starred with a then unknown Jennifer Aniston. She also had major recurring roles on Picket Fences as Lydia Brock, as Barbara Norton on Grace Under Fire, and on Providence as Cynthia Blake. She also had recurring roles on Ellen as Susan, and on Charmed as Claire Pryce, in both shows' premiere seasons; both characters were the boss of the series lead's characters in their respective jobs.
She has had guest roles in various shows, including 7th Heaven, Life Goes On, Friends, Days of Our Lives, Passions, Party of Five, The Wonder Years, Matlock, Malcolm in the Middle, Ally Mcbeal, Murder, She Wrote, Boston Legal, Diagnosis: Murder, Nash Bridges, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Practice, L.A. Law, Chicago Hope, Crossing Jordan, ER, St. Elsewhere, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gilmore Girls, Kate & Allie, Murphy Brown, Newhart, Growing Pains, How I Met Your Mother, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Clueless, Dharma and Greg, Life with Bonnie, The Nanny, The Jamie Foxx Show, The King of Queens, Two and a Half Men, Big Love, The Mentalist, Six Feet Under, and Charmed
From 2006 to 2010, she played Angela Petrelli on the NBC series Heroes. In 2008, her role went from recurring to series regular. As for her roles in movies as of 2009, she had a small role in the movie He's Just Not That into You and was one of the main supporting characters on the Disney Channel television movie Go Figure.
|1990||Ferris Bueller||Barbara Bueller||Series regular: 13 episodes|
|1992–1996||Picket Fences||Lydia Brock||Recurring role: 5 episodes|
|1993–1996||Grace Under Fire||Barbara Norton||Recurring role: 4 episodes|
|1993||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Gi'ral||2 episodes: Birthright, Part I & Birthright, Part II|
|1994||Ellen||Susan||Recurring role: 4 episodes|
|1998||The King of Queens||Helen||Episode: "Supermarket Story"|
|1999||Charmed||Claire Pryce||Recurring role: 5 episodes|
|1999–2000||Providence||Cynthia Blake||Recurring role: 7 episodes|
|2001-2003||Gilmore Girls||Francine Hayden||Recurring role: 2 episodes|
|2002-2004||Friends||Bitsy Hannigan||Recurring role: 2 episodes|
|2003||Malcolm in the Middle||Ronnie Demarco's Mother|
|2003||Two and a Half Men||Lenore||Episode: "Merry Thanksgiving"|
|2005||Go Figure||Natasha Goberman|
|2006–2014||How I Met Your Mother||Virginia Mosby||Recurring role: 7 episodes|
|2006–2010||Heroes||Angela Petrelli||Series regular: 53 episodes|
|2010||The Mentalist||Pauline Fitz-Williams||Episode "Pink Chanel Suit"|
|2011||Private Practice||Cooper Freedman's mother||Recurring role: 1 episode|
|2011||Take Me Home||Lynnette Colvin|
|2012||Longmire||Donna Craig||Episode: "The Worst Kind of Hunter"|
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