Christine Woods
Christine Elizabeth Woods

(1983-09-03) September 3, 1983 (age 37)
Years active1983–present
Height5'6" (1.68 m)

Christine Elizabeth Woods[1] (born September 3, 1983) is an American actress who notably appeared in the HBO series Hello Ladies. She previously portrayed FBI Special Agent Janis Hawk in the ABC series FlashForward.[2]

Early life

Woods was born in Lake Forest, California.[3] She studied musical theater at the University of Arizona.[4]


Woods starred in Perfect Couples, a half-hour romantic comedy that premiered in 2010.[5] It was not renewed for a second season. She played police officer Dawn Lerner, in a major storyline, on three episodes in season 5 (2014) of the series The Walking Dead.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Haunting of Marsten Manor Ericka
2009 Sveener and the Shmiel Traci
2012 Franky and the Ant Kare Bear
2014 Hello Ladies: The Movie Jessica
2016 Dean Michelle
2017 I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore Meredith
2017 Handsome Nora Vanderwheel
2017 Home Again Yoga Friend
2018 Better Off Zed Paige
2019 Paddleton Doctor Hagen
2019 Imaginary Order Gemma Jean
2019 Stray Murphy


Year Title Role Notes
2005 CSI: Miami[7] Valerie Nelson Episode: "Prey"
2006 The Game[7] Christine Episode: "The Rules of the Game"
2007 How I Met Your Mother[7] Waitress Episode: "Third Wheel"
The Game Sunbeam Girlfriend Episode: "You Say You Want a Revolution"
2008 Welcome to The Captain Claire 2 episodes
House Lou Episode: "Dying Changes Everything"
Cold Case Cassie Michaels Episode: "Street Money"
NCIS[7] Rebecca Jennings Episode: "Love & War"
In Plain Sight Gwen Jarvis Episode: "One Night Stan"
Mike Birbiglia's Secret Public Journal Abby Television film
The Madness of Jane Marie Television film
2009–2010 FlashForward[7] Janis Hawk 18 episodes
2010–2011 Perfect Couples Julia 13 episodes
2011 The Closer Casey Watson Episode: "You Have the Right to Remain Jolly"
2012 Castle Leann West Episode: "47 Seconds"
How to Be a Gentleman Melissa Episode: "How to Be Shallow"
Necessary Roughness Lydia Episode: "What's Eating You?"
2012–2013 Go On Janie 5 episodes
2013 Hello Ladies Jessica Vanderhoff Main role
2014 Bad Teacher Alex Episode: "The Bottle"
The Walking Dead Officer Dawn Lerner Season 5 (Recurring; 3 episodes)
Hello Ladies: The Movie Jessica Vanderhoff TV movie finale of Hello Ladies
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Diane Episode: "Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wears a Heart T-Shirt and Blue Jeans"
About a Boy Liz 5 episodes
2015–2016 The Odd Couple Ashley Unger Recurring; 3 episodes
2016 The Catch Rebecca Bloom Episode: "The Real Killer"
2017 NCIS: New Orleans SAT Com Specialist Bonnie Madigan Episode: "Hell on the High Water"
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia Mandy Episode: "Dennis' Double Life"
2017 Life in Pieces Alex 2 episodes "
2017–2018 Man with a Plan Lisa McCaffrey Recurring; 5 episodes
2018–2020 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Entrapta (voice) Main role
2019 Brockmire Maggie Nichols 4 episode
Room 104 Roma Episode: "The Plot"
Grace and Frankie Jessica 3 episodes
2020 Stumptown Claire Chesterfield Episode: "Til Dex Do Us Part"
Briarpatch Lucretia Colder 5 episodes

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Maverick Movie Awards Best Supporting Actress[8] Franky and the Ant Nominated
Claw Awards Best Actress[9] Nominated
Wild Rose Independent Film Festival Best Actress[10] Nominated
Zed Fest Film Festival Outstanding Acting Performance[11] Won


  1. ^ According to the State of California. California Birth Index, 1905-1995. Center for Health Statistics, California Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California. At
  2. ^ " credits".
  3. ^ "Janis Hawk (Christine Woods) Bio". ABC. Archived from the original on 2009-12-03. Retrieved 2009-12-11.
  4. ^ Laracy, Noah (November 20, 2009). "Christine Woods: A Back Stage Exclusive". Back Stage. Retrieved 2009-12-11.
  5. ^ "NBC Announces Pickup of New Comedy Series 'Perfect Couples' For 2010-11 Season" (Press release). NBC Universal. May 12, 2010. Archived from the original on May 14, 2010. Retrieved May 12, 2010.
  6. ^ "Meet the new 'Walking Dead' cop from hell, who claims she is a 'hero'". Entertainment Weekly's Retrieved 7 October 2016.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Christine Woods - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 2019-09-11.
  8. ^ "2014". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  9. ^ "2014 Winners and Nominees" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 November 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  10. ^ "2014 Wild Rose Nominations" (PDF). Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  11. ^ "ZED FEST WINNERS". Retrieved 1 November 2016.