Christina Ricci (born February 12, 1980) is an American actress. Ricci received initial recognition and praise as a child star for her performances as Katie in Mermaids (1990), and Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and Addams Family Values (1993), and her role as Kat Harvey in Casper (1995). Ricci made a transition into more adult-oriented roles with The Ice Storm (1997), followed by an acclaimed performance in Buffalo '66 (1998) and then The Opposite of Sex (1998), for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress. She continued her success with well-received performances in Sleepy Hollow (1999), Monster (2003), Penelope (2006) and Black Snake Moan (2006). In 2006 Ricci was nominated for an Emmy Award for her role as a paramedic in the ABC drama Grey's Anatomy. In 2011-12, she starred in the short-lived television series Pan Am as stewardess Maggie Ryan.