Happy Birthday to “Sweetest Thing” Christina Applegate!
As this star of stage and screen turns 43 (no, we can’t believe it either!), let’s take a look back at her career highs and occasional lows. Cancer survivor Applegate has wowed us from the days of Kelly Bundy, her role as a frazzled new mom on the sadly canceled Up All Night. and reprising her role as Veronica Corningstone in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. But we bet you’ll find a few roles in here that surprise you! By Elizabeth Perkins
Married with Children, 1988
Most of America got to know Applegate when she starred as Kelly Bundy on Married with Children. Kelly had big hair and an even bigger attitude. Although she often clashed with her family members, she was fiercely loyal to them—even little brother Bud.