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Dennis Christopher was born on December 2, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Dennis Carrelli. He is an actor, known for Django Unchained (2012), Breaking Away (1979) and Chariots of Fire (1981). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Django Unchained
Django Unchained Leonide Moguy
(2012)
Breaking Away
(1979)
Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire Charles Paddock
(1981)
Fade to Black
Fade to Black Eric Binford
(1980)

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 2014 Perception (TV Series)
Fred Gorman
- Cobra (2014) ... Fred Gorman
 2013 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Lukas Emminger
- Line Up or Shut Up (2013) ... Lukas Emminger
 2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Abner Merriman
- Damaged (2008) ... Abner Merriman
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Richard Dorsey / Homeless Guy
- Lying Down with Dogs (2007) ... Richard Dorsey
- Cockroaches (2007) ... Homeless Guy
 2006 Trapped! (TV Movie)
Adrien
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Gerard Prosser
- The Vision Thing (2004) ... Gerard Prosser
 2004 Angel (TV Series)
Cyvus Vail
- Not Fade Away (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
- Power Play (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
- Origin (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Roger Coffman
- Cherry Red (2003) ... Roger Coffman
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Kevin Lamb
- Nobody Sleeps (2003) ... Kevin Lamb
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Charles Rutledge
- One Twelve (2002) ... Charles Rutledge
 2002 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Danik
- Detained (2002) ... Danik
 2001 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Vin Malfi
- The Game (2001) ... Vin Malfi
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series)
Jesus
- Georgia (2001) ... Jesus
- Jeff (2001) ... Jesus
 1996-1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay / Sheriff Ed Post
- Reunion: Part 2 (1999) ... Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay
- Reunion: Part 1 (1999) ... Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay
- Las Brisas (1999) ... Sheriff Ed Post / Jack of All Trades
- Otis, California (1999) ... Sheriff Ed Post
- The Root of All Evil (1998) ... Jack of All Trades (as Jack)
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Dr. Royce
- Spare Parts (1998) ... Dr. Royce
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie)
Jim Norton
 1996 The Burning Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Balfour
- Lethal Injection (1996) ... Dr. Balfour
 1996 Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (TV Series)
Philip D'Arnot
- Tarzan's Return: Part 1 (1996) ... Philip D'Arnot
 1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Dr. Mortimer T. Anton
- The Phoenix (1996) ... Dr. Mortimer T. Anton
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Dr. Anthony Bates
- Cypher (1996) ... Dr. Anthony Bates
 1996 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Ambassador Dillington
- Reunion (1996) ... Ambassador Dillington
 1995 Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare (TV Movie)
Pruitt Taylor Beauchamp
 1995 The Watcher (TV Series)
- Heartburned (1995)
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Eric Humbold
- Mirror, Mirror (1994) ... Eric Humbold
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Borath
- The Search: Part 2 (1994) ... Borath
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
- Women in Love (1994)
 1993 Curacao (TV Movie)
Friedrich (uncredited)
 1990-1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lyman Taggart / Dr. Henry Carlson
- Final Curtain (1993) ... Lyman Taggart
- Shear Madness (1990) ... Dr. Henry Carlson
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Jamie Berne
- Oceans White with Phone (1992) ... Jamie Berne
 1991 False Arrest (TV Movie)
Wally Roberts
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Laurence Bauer
- Hostile Takeover (1991) ... Laurence Bauer
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series)
Eddie Kaspbrak
- Part 2 (1990) ... Eddie Kaspbrak
- Part 1 (1990) ... Eddie Kaspbrak
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Noel Bishop
- The Star (1989) ... Noel Bishop
 1988 Christabel (TV Mini-Series)
U.S. Airman
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... U.S. Airman
 1987 Hooperman (TV Series)
Danny Welles
- Blues for Danny Welles (1987) ... Danny Welles
 1987 Stingray (TV Series)
Joshua Williams
- The Second Finest Man Who Ever Lived (1987) ... Joshua Williams
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Father Nicholas Kostmayer
- The Cup (1986) ... Father Nicholas Kostmayer
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley
- A Safe Place (1986) ... Dr. Stanley
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Daryl Kirby
- Promises... Promises (1984) ... Daryl Kirby
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Killer
- Number Eight (1984) ... Killer
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Jack
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
Charley
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
young Merlin
- Merlin the Magician (1967) ... young Merlin (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Brothers (1983). Written by George Sibbald. Directed by Carroll O'Connor. Music Box Theatre: 9 Nov 1983 (1 performance + 9 previews that began on 2 Nov 1983). Cast: Carroll O'Connor (as "Jim"), Dennis Christopher (as "Tommy"), Frank Converse (as "Harry"), Gary Klar (as "Earl"), Pat McNamara (as "James"). Produced by Noel ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Jack

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Paul Dooley and Christopher have played father and son twice in movies: Liam and Hughie Brenner in "A Wedding" (1978), and Raymond and Dave Stoller in Breaking Away (1979). They later played father and son (Stan and Roger Coffman) in the "Cherry Red" episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001). See more »

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