|Birth Name||Christopher Buckley Kerson|
|Height||6' (1.83 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Chris made his film debut in the multi-festival film 'Flesh Suitcase' while he continued to study with renowned teacher and mentor of Al Pacino, Charlie Laughton, as well as others. He made his first TV appearance in LA guest starring on the series "Pacific Blue".
He returned to New York where he worked on a number of small independent films before finding his way back onto the stage. For five years he worked non-stop playing the lead roles in such theatre productions as Franz Xaver Kroetz' play "The Nest" at the Mint Theater, Stephan Morrow's "Hurry" which had a sold out run at the Blue Heron Art Center, and he originated the lead role of "Carl the Usher" in the New York premiere of the recently discovered "These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch" by Tennessee Williams. He starred opposite theater icon Rose Gregorio ("Shadowbox") in Mario Fraetti's ("9") "Missionaries", read opposite Judith Malina (The Living Theater), and was involved in a sold-out NY Times reviewed staged reading of Norman Mailer's "The Deer Park" in which Norman Mailer attended and proudly praised the production. Playwright Mark Borkowski further utilized (and continues to use) Chris' dramatic and comedic abilities in his play "Within the Skins of Saints" and his published work "Don't Listen to What it Sounds Like". During this time Chris also appeared as the lead in Burke Roberts' film 'Insult to Injury', which was screened at Cannes and then later toured across Europe, causing European audiences to compare Chris' performance to Klaus Kinski . He starred in Daniel Simon's play 'Genesis Cage Entertainment' and then went on to play the lead, cast, and produce the subsequent film production of 'Late Night Entertainment'.
Since the year 2008 Chris has been a lead in 18 films including starring in and casting Thomas Kim's 'The Ride' which was picked by Martin Scorsese as being the better short film he saw that year. He played a pivotal supporting role as the "bad guy", drug supplier, "Saveno" in the New York feature "'Broadway's Finest" which won awards in numerous film festivals in the metropolitan area. Chris was a lead and an antagonist in Independent Spirit Nominee Tim McCann's soon to be released "Zero in the System".
He is probably most recognized for his starring role in Sean Kirkpatrick's feature film "Cost of a Soul" which went on to win AMC's and Rogue Pictures' contest as the best Independent feature of the year. Relativity Media consequently put the film in 50 AMC theaters.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: J. Michael Horgan