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Christopher McDonald

Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable performances include Into Thin Air (1997) as John Krakauher and Tappy Timmons in Requiem for a Dream (2000) opposite Ellen Burstyn. Chris has co-starred in hit comedies Happy Gilmore, American Pie, Flubber and Leave it to Beaver. Harry's Law, Boardwalk Empire and Family Law highlight his television credits.Trained by legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and also at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Chris has been singled out by the New York Times as one of the most prolific actor's in Hollywood. He has performed in over 100 films spanning thirty five years. His 40 stage credits include Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago and the 2013 hit, Lucky Guy opposite Tom Hanks.Since the loss of two siblings and a parent to cancer, Chris has been an active supporter of the Make a Wish foundation along with charities which help cancer research. He participates in celebrity fund raising events throughout the world. A graduate of Hobart and William Smith college in 1977, he is a principle donor for the building of their new performing arts center.

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Feb 15, 1955 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Knight Rider 1982-09-26
Latest Project:
Series Texas Rising 2015-05-25
Known For
Poster of Boardwalk Empire
Poster of Regular Show
Poster of Psych
Poster of The Sopranos
Texas Rising Henry Karnes 5 episodes, 2015 2015-05-25
Beware the Batman Unknown 2013-07-13
Kirstie Unknown 2013-12-04
Ben 10: Omniverse Unknown 2012-08-01
Harry's Law Tommy Jefferson 32 episodes, 2011-2012 2011-01-17
Body of Proof Unknown 2011-01-25
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Unknown 2011-09-19
Happy Endings Unknown 2011-04-13
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Unknown 2010-04-23
Boardwalk Empire Unknown 2010-09-19
Stargate Universe Unknown 2009-10-02
Regular Show Unknown 2009-08-14
Celebrity Ghost Stories Unknown 2008-10-25
The Bronx Is Burning Joe DiMaggio 2 episodes, 2007 2007-07-01
My Boys Unknown 2006-11-28
Psych Unknown 2006-07-07
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Medium Unknown 2005-01-03
Fat Actress Jimmy - Kirstie's Brother 1 episode, 2005 2005-03-06
Las Vegas Unknown 2003-09-22
Kim Possible Unknown 2002-06-07
The Twilight Zone Unknown 2002-09-18
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Batman Beyond Unknown 1999-01-10
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
Home Improvement Unknown 1991-09-17
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-26
Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18
Knight Rider Unknown 1982-09-26
Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30