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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 18 January 1979Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Mini Bio (1)

Chris was born in Canada but grew up Belfast. He began acting under the guidance of an inspirational drama teacher at Corpus Christi College who put him on the path to becoming a professional actor.

On leaving school he successfully auditioned for the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin, graduating in 2000. Since then he has continued to fulfill his ambition of collaborating with the best directors in film, television and theatre in projects such as the award-winning The Magdalene Sisters, (Momentum) The Boxer, (Universal) Fifty Dead Men Walking, (Brightlight Pictures) Good Vibrations, (Revolver Films) 71 (Warp Films), Shooting for Socrates (New Black Films), Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie (Universal Pictures) and most recently High Rise Directed by Ben Wheatley

Chris has starred in some of Northern Ireland's top independent film productions, such as 2p with Lamb Films, Desecration for the C-Project with Scattered Images, and on a pilot for six-part drama Coast.

He continued the collaboration with Scattered Images on To Lose Control.

In TV Chris has played lead roles in Ripper Street (BBC) Halo: Nightfall (Scott Free Productions) VSIGN, (Green Inc & Retort) Wodehouse in Exile, (BBC4) The Guards, (TV3) The Man Who Crossed Hitler, (Hardy Pictures for BBC) The Clinic, (RTE) The Family, (BBC) Missing, (BBC) and The Titanic Inquiry, (BBC).

In addition, Chris has worked with some of the top theatre and companies in the UK and Ireland.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: C&S

Trivia (1)

In Belfast Northern Ireland [January 2012]

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