She followed it up with Now and Then (1995, played young Roberta Martin), Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995, portrayed Beth Easton), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996, cameo role), a title character in Little Red Riding Hood (1997), The Last of the High Kings (1996, played Erin) and a starring role in That Darn Cat (1997, portrayed Patti Randall).
She next appeared with fellow superstar Johnny Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998, played Lucy).
After the divorce of her parents in 1993, Christina stayed with her mother who took custody of her four kids.
Commenting about her close relationship with her mother, she said, "I spend a lot of time with my mother. We spend days being bored in an apartment together waiting for someone to call and say I'm needed for a shot.
She also earned a nomination at the MTV Movie awards (shared with Charlize Theron) for her work in Patty Jenkins' Aileen Wuornos biopic Monster (2003).
Off screen, Ricci is on the national board of VOX (Voices for Planned Parenthood).
Casper Girl Spotted by movie critics while she was performing in the school play "The Twelve Days of Christmas" at age eight, Christina Ricci quickly appeared in numerous TV commercials like one for Monster cereal.
By the time she was ten, Ricci had made her acting debut when she was cast as Cher's youngest daughter and Winona Ryder's sister in Mermaids (1990, played Kate Flax).Christina currently resides in Los Angeles with her boyfriend Adam Goldberg.The owner of a Porsche Boxster, Christina has her own production company, Blaspheme Films, which she formed in 1997.In 1995, Ricci's next breakthrough arrived when she starred as a relatively "normal" kid in Casper (1995, portrayed Kathleen 'Kat' Harvey).Due to her bright performance, she was honored with a Young Star for Young Actress in a Comedy Film (1995) and a National Association of Theater Owners Show East Star of Tomorrow award.Because we're together so much, we have to get along. We've gone through a lot of stuff, you know, and I think we're pretty close." Of Italian ancestry, Christina Ricci, whose nickname is Squant, went to Edgemont Elementary School before attending Glenfield Middle School in Montclair, New Jersey.