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Christopher Thornton

Christopher Thornton was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father is an amateur opera singer who gave Christopher his first taste of the actor's life when he would have his son accompany him to rehearsals at a local church theatre. Christopher first acted onstage when he majored in drama at the University of New Orleans, performing in... See full bio »

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Sympathy for Delicious
Sympathy for Delicious Dean O'Dwyer
Pretty Persuasion
Pretty Persuasion Emmett Friedman
A Song for You
A Song for You Donny O'Brien
Bug Gary - Guy Hit by Can


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 2017 Anything (post-production)
Ted Sachman
 2017 Vice Principals (TV Series)
Mr. Milner
- Episode #2.9 (2017) ... Mr. Milner
- Episode #2.8 (2017) ... Mr. Milner
- Episode #2.7 (2017) ... Mr. Milner
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... Mr. Milner
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... Mr. Milner
 2016 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Daniel Campbell
- Falling Slowly (2016) ... Daniel Campbell
 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series)
Mickey Long
- The Hand-Off (2015) ... Mickey Long
 2013 Rules of Engagement (TV Series)
- 100th (2013) ... Edward
- A Wee Problem (2013) ... Edward
- Unpleasant Surprises (2013) ... Edward (uncredited)
 2013 The Surgeon General (TV Movie)
Ivan Mayaskovsky
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Johnny Wheels
 2010 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
- Time After Time: Part 2 (2010) ... Aaron
 2008 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
- Killerball (2008) ... Brett
 2008 Unhitched (TV Series)
 2007 I'm with Stupid (TV Movie)
 2006 Special Unit (TV Movie)
 2005 Welcome to California
Jim Travis
 2005 Pretty Persuasion
Emmett Friedman
 2005 Hitched (TV Movie)
 2002 Bug
Gary - Guy Hit by Can (as Christopher Thorton)
 2001 Alias (TV Series)
- Spirit (2001) ... Nevil
- Mea Culpa (2001) ... Nevil
 2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Cliff Cobb
- Trick or Treat (2001) ... Cliff Cobb
 2001 Apartment 12
Pretentious Artist
 2000 Any Day Now (TV Series)
- Lighten Up, Rene (2000) ... Marty
- The Outsiders (2000)
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
- Going Home (2000)
 1993 A Song for You (Short)
Donny O'Brien
 1992 Valhalla
Paul Reitnauer
 1991 Homefront (TV Series)
- Man, This Joint Is Jumping (1991) ... Bartender
 1990 Watchers II
Boy at Motel
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Christopher Thorton

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Also an accomplished screenwriter, Christopher has sold three scripts to major studios.

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