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Chris Gardner (II)

Chris Gardner was born on February 9, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Christopher Paul Gardner. He is an actor and producer, known for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), The Promotion (2008) and Phunny Business: A Black Comedy (2011). He was previously married to Sherry Dyson. See full bio »

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 2008 The Promotion
First Community Leader
 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness
Passerby on Street (uncredited)
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 2016 Maya Angelou and Still I Rise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 The Pursuit of Happyness (associate producer - as Christopher P. Gardner)
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 2016 WGN Morning News (TV Series)
- Episode dated 13 July 2016 (2016) ... Himself
 2016 Roadtrip Nation (TV Series documentary)
- Ready to Rise (2016) ... Himself
 2011 Phunny Business: A Black Comedy (Documentary)
 2011 The Nate Berkus Show (TV Series)
- Design Wars (2011) ... Himself
 2009 Glenn Beck (TV Series)
Himself - Author: 'The Pursuit of Happyness'
- Episode dated 23 January 2009 (2009) ... Himself - Author: 'The Pursuit of Happyness'
 2007 20 on 20 (TV Movie)
 2007 Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 10 January 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2006 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 November 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 2006 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 26 May 2006 (2006) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

The Pursuit of Happyness, by Chris Gardner with Quincy Troupe, Amistad Press Harper Collins, New York), 2006.

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Alternate Names:

Christopher P. Gardner

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Separated from his wife Sherry Dyson in 1980, but they did not legally divorce until 1990. See more »

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