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Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma and Louise (1991), followed shortly by playing Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz show (1994). Other notable performances include Into Thin Air (1997) as John ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1991)
Quiz Show Jack Barry
(1994)
Happy Gilmore Shooter McGavin
(1996)
Harry's Law Tommy Jefferson
(2011-2012)

Filmography

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 2019 Joyful (pre-production)
Rick Jenson
 2019 Abruptio (filming)
Police Chief Richter
 2018 Blind Psychosis (TV Movie) (post-production)
Albert Barnes
 2018 Stand at Paxton County (post-production)
Sheriff Bostwick
 2018 Backtrace (completed)
Franks
 2018 Sideswiped (TV Series)
Mark
- Baby Steps (2018) ... Mark
 2018 Deep Murder
Richard
 2018 Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy (TV Series)
Jim Bassman
- The Bassman Cometh (2018) ... Jim Bassman
 2018 Living Biblically (TV Series)
Ron Curry
- Honor Thy Father (2018) ... Ron Curry
 2018 Superior Donuts (TV Series)
Ted
- The Chicago Way (2018) ... Ted
 2017-2018 Gone (TV Series)
Pastor
- Demons (2018) ... Pastor
- Savior (2017) ... Pastor
 2017 Untitled Miami Project (TV Movie)
Corwin
 2017 Great News (TV Series)
Len
- Award Show (2017) ... Len
 2016-2017 Ballers (TV Series)
Dallas Cowboys Owner
- Yay Area (2017) ... Dallas Cowboys Owner
- Crackback (2017) ... Dallas Cowboys Owner
- Make Believe (2017) ... Dallas Cowboys Owner
- Ride and Die (2017) ... Dallas Cowboys Owner
- Bull Rush (2017) ... Dallas Cowboys Owner
 2017 Wetlands
Det. Paddy Sheehan
 2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice
Mr. Carter
 2017 The Tank
Lawson
 2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Harold Coyle
- The Newsroom (2017) ... Harold Coyle
 2017 The Crash
Del Banco
 2016 Fish Food (Short)
Red Raines (voice)
 2015-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Don Schakowsky
- Monday (2016) ... Judge Don Schakowsky
- Judged (2016) ... Judge Don Schakowsky
- KSR (2015) ... Judge Don Schakowsky
- Lies (2015) ... Judge Don Schakowsky
- Taxed (2015) ... Judge Don Schakowsky
 2016/III Exposed
Lieutenant Galway
 2015 Soul Ties
Sydney
 2015 The League (TV Series)
Judge Hardy
- The Last Temptation of Andre (2015) ... Judge Hardy
 2015 Texas Rising (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Karnes
- The Rise of the Republic (2015) ... Henry Karnes
- Vengeance Is Mine (2015) ... Henry Karnes
- Blood for Blood (2015) ... Henry Karnes
- Fate and Fury (2015) ... Henry Karnes
- From the Ashes (2015) ... Henry Karnes
 2015 The Squeeze
Riverboat
 2015 Don't Worry Baby
Harry Lang
 2015 Zipper
Peter Kirkland
 2014 Regular Show (TV Series)
Carl Putter
- Daddy Issues (2014) ... Carl Putter (voice)
 2014 Ben 10: Omniverse (TV Series)
Captain Nemesis
- The Vengers (2014) ... Captain Nemesis (voice)
 2014 Beware the Batman (TV Series)
Harvey Dent / Weapons Seller
- Doppleganger (2014) ... Harvey Dent (voice)
- Alone (2014) ... Harvey Dent (voice)
- Twist (2014) ... Harvey Dent (voice)
- Epitaph (2014) ... Harvey Dent (voice)
- Hero (2014) ... Harvey Dent / Weapons Seller (voice)
 2014 Believe Me
Ken
 2014 Being American
Mark
 2014/II Pretty Perfect
Max
 2014 You've Got to be Kidding (Short)
Garbage Man
 2014 About Last Night
Casey McNeil
 2013-2014 Kirstie (TV Series)
Jeffrey Sheppard
- When They Met (2014) ... Jeffrey Sheppard
- Like a Virgin (2014) ... Jeffrey Sheppard
- Pilot (2013) ... Jeffrey Sheppard
 2012-2013 Happy Endings (TV Series)
Mr. Kerkovich
- Brothas & Sisters (2013) ... Mr. Kerkovich
- To Serb with Love (2012) ... Mr. Kerkovich
 2013 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Gerry Roberts
- Disappearing Act (2013) ... Gerry Roberts
 2010-2012 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Harry Daugherty / US Attorney General Harry Daugherty / Harry Daugherty - US Attorney General
- A Man, a Plan... (2012) ... Harry Daugherty
- Ging Gang Goolie (2012) ... US Attorney General Harry Daugherty
- Resolution (2012) ... Harry Daugherty - US Attorney General
- The Age of Reason (2011) ... Harry Daugherty
- Gimcrack and Bunkum (2011) ... Harry Daugherty
 2012 Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (TV Series)
Undertaker
- The Po Who Cried Ghost (2012) ... Undertaker (voice)
 2012 Not Fade Away
Jack Dietz
 2012/II The Collection
Mr. Peters
 2011-2012 CollegeHumor Originals (TV Series)
Tim / Tim Cook
- Apple Coasting Keynote (2012) ... Tim
- Tim Cook's First Day On The Job (2011) ... Tim Cook
 2012 Grassroots
Jim Tripp
 2011-2012 Harry's Law (TV Series)
Tommy Jefferson
- Onward and Upward (2012) ... Tommy Jefferson
- The Whole Truth (2012) ... Tommy Jefferson
- Class War (2012) ... Tommy Jefferson
- And the Band Played On (2012) ... Tommy Jefferson
- Breaking Points (2012) ... Tommy Jefferson
 2010-2012 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (TV Series)
Captain Nemesis
- Catch a Falling Star (2012) ... Captain Nemesis (voice)
- Hero Time (2010) ... Captain Nemesis (voice)
 2011 Adventures of Serial Buddies
Father Christopher
 2006-2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Evan Korman / Declan Pace
- Icarus (2011) ... Evan Korman
- Dollhouse (2006) ... Declan Pace
 2011 Balls to the Wall
Mr. Matthews
 2011 Lemonade Mouth (TV Movie)
Principal Brenigan
 2011 Cat Run
Bill Krebb
 2010 Black Widow
Steve
 2010/IV Refuge
Jack Phillips
 2010 The Best and the Brightest
The Player
 2010 Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction (Video Game)
Captain Nemesis (voice, as Christopher MacDonald)
 2009-2010 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series)
Alan Armstrong
- Pain (2010) ... Alan Armstrong
- Air: Part 2 (2009) ... Alan Armstrong
- Air: Part 1 (2009) ... Alan Armstrong
 2010 Barry Munday
Dr. Preston Edwards
 2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Frank Thompson
- Ultimatum (2009) ... Frank Thompson
 2009 Splinterheads
Sargeant Bruce Mancuso
 2009 Deep in the Valley
Diamond Jim
 2009/II Reunion
Eamon
 2009 Fanboys
Big Chuck (as Chris McDonald)
 2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
John Jay McIntyre
- Illegitimate (2009) ... John Jay McIntyre
 2009 Spooner
Dennis Spooner
 2008 An American Carol
Lab Supervisor
 2008 The House Bunny
Dean Simmons
 2008 My Boys (TV Series)
George Newman
- John, Cougar, Newman Camp (2008) ... George Newman
- Jack and Bobby (2008) ... George Newman
 2008 Psych (TV Series)
Paul Haversham
- Ghosts (2008) ... Paul Haversham
 2008 Player 5150
Tony Moffit
 2008 Superhero Movie
Lou Landers
 2008 Summerhood
The 'Ass' Director
 2008 Mad Money
Bryce Arbogast (as Chris McDonald)
 2007 American Pie Presents: Beta House (Video)
Mr. Stifler
 2007 Awake
Dr. Larry Lupin
 2007 My Sexiest Year
Adult Jake
 2007 The Bronx Is Burning (TV Mini-Series)
Joe DiMaggio
- Caught! (2007) ... Joe DiMaggio
- Past Combatants (2007) ... Joe DiMaggio
 2004-2007 Kim Possible (TV Series)
Hego
- Mathter and Fervent (2007) ... Hego (voice)
- Stop Team Go! (2007) ... Hego (voice)
- Go Team Go (2004) ... Hego (voice)
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool
Marty Schumacher
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Eddie Dunne
- Stage 5 (2007) ... Eddie Dunne
 2007 Medium (TV Series)
Gregory King
- 1-900-Lucky (2007) ... Gregory King
 2007 The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (TV Movie)
Jefferson Davis 'Boss' Hogg
 2006 You've Reached the Elliotts (TV Movie)
Phil
 2006 American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile (Video)
Mr. Stifler
 2006 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Kidnapper / Kidnapper Chips
- Delinda's Box: Part 2 (2006) ... Kidnapper
- Delinda's Box: Part 1 (2006) ... Kidnapper Chips
 2004-2006 Cracking Up (TV Series)
Ted Shackleton
- The Fixer (2006) ... Ted Shackleton (as Chris McDonald)
- Pilot (2004) ... Ted Shackleton
- Daddy's Home (2004) ... Ted Shackleton
- Learning Disability (2004) ... Ted Shackleton
- Prom Night (2004) ... Ted Shackleton (as Chris McDonald)
 2006 Funny Money
Vic
 2006 Twins (TV Series)
Terry
- Blast from the Past (2006) ... Terry
 2005 New Car Smell (TV Movie)
Mac
 2005 Rumor Has It...
Roger McManus
 2005 Broken Flowers
Ron
 2005 The L.A. Riot Spectacular
Officer Koon
 2005 Fat Actress (TV Series)
Jimmy - Kirstie's Brother
- Crack for Good (2005) ... Jimmy - Kirstie's Brother
 2004 North Shore (TV Series)
Walter Booth
- Bellport (2004) ... Walter Booth
- Alexandra (2004) ... Walter Booth
- Vice (2004) ... Walter Booth
- Ties That Bind (2004) ... Walter Booth
- Burned (2004) ... Walter Booth
 2004 Justice League Unlimited (TV Series)
Jor-El
- For the Man Who Has Everything (2004) ... Jor-El (voice)
 2003 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Bob Carroll
- The Bus (2003) ... Bob Carroll
 2003 Grind
Mr. Rivers
 2002 Speakeasy
Dr. Addams
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Rick
- Mr. Motivation (2002) ... Rick
 2002 Children on Their Birthdays
Speedy Thorne
 2002 Peter Gabriel: The Barry Williams Show (Video short)
Barry Williams
 2002 Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
President of the USA
 1999-2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Rex Weller
- Alienation of Affection (2002) ... Rex Weller
- Ties That Bind (2002) ... Rex Weller
- Admissions (2002) ... Rex Weller
- Once Removed (2002) ... Rex Weller
- Big Brother (2002) ... Rex Weller
 2001 The Theory of the Leisure Class
Buddy Barnett (as Chris McDonald)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Macadam Salesman
 2001 61* (TV Movie)
Mel Allen
 2000 Magicians
Jake
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Clark Kent / Superman
- The Call: Part 2 (2000) ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
- The Call: Part 1 (2000) ... Clark Kent / Superman (voice)
 2000 The Perfect Storm
Todd Gross
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Tappy Tibbons
 2000 Nurse Betty
Duane Cooley (scenes deleted)
 2000 The Skulls
Martin Lombard
 2000 Takedown
Mitch Gibson (as Chris McDonald)
 2000 Isn't She Great
Brad Bradburn (as Christopher MacDonald)
 1999 The Iron Giant
Kent Mansley (voice)
 1999 Five Aces
Ash Gray
 1999 My Teacher's Wife
Roy Mueller
 1997-1999 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Bryce Anderson
- Veronica's Wedding Bell Blues (1999) ... Bryce Anderson
- Veronica's Divorce Papers (1998) ... Bryce Anderson
- Veronica's Fun and Pirates Are Crazy (1998) ... Bryce Anderson
- Veronica's Christmas Song (1997) ... Bryce Anderson
- Veronica's First Thanksgiving (1997) ... Bryce Anderson
 1998 The Faculty
Mr. Frank Connor (as Chris McDonald)
 1998 Gideon
Alan Longhurst
 1998 SLC Punk!
Dad
 1998 Jaded
Jack Carlson
 1998 Dirty Work
Travis Cole
 1997 The Eighteenth Angel
Hugh Stanton
 1997 Flubber
Wilson Croft
 1997 Lawn Dogs
Morton Stockard
 1997 Into Thin Air: Death on Everest (TV Movie)
Jon Krakauer
 1997 A Smile Like Yours
Richard Halstrom
 1997 Leave It to Beaver
Ward Cleaver
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Lutz
- Ricochet (1997) ... Lutz (as Chris McDonald)
 1996 House Arrest
Donald Krupp
 1996 Superman (TV Series)
Jor-El
- Stolen Memories (1996) ... Jor-El (voice)
- The Last Son of Krypton: Part III (1996) ... Jor-El (voice, credit only)
- The Last Son of Krypton: Part II (1996) ... Jor-El (voice)
- The Last Son of Krypton: Part I (1996) ... Jor-El (voice)
 1996 The Rich Man's Wife
Tony Potenza
 1996 Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (TV Movie)
Jor-El (voice)
 1996 Celtic Pride
Coach Kimball
 1996 Unforgettable
Stewart Gleick
 1996 Happy Gilmore
Shooter McGavin
 1995 Fair Game
Lieutenant Meyerson
 1995 The Tuskegee Airmen (TV Movie)
Major Joy (as Chris McDonald)
 1995 Best of the Best 3: No Turning Back
Sheriff Jack Banning
 1994 Quiz Show
Jack Barry
 1994 Terminal Velocity
Kerr
 1994 Midnight Run for Your Life (TV Movie)
Jack Walsh
 1994 The Road Killers
Glen
 1994 Midnight Runaround (TV Movie)
Jack Walsh
 1994 Monkey Trouble
Tom
 1994 Another Midnight Run (TV Movie)
Jack Walsh
 1993 Anyone for Bridge? (Short)
Bridge Crosser
 1993 Bums
Sgt. Andrew Holloman
 1993 Cover Story
Sam Sparks
 1993 Grumpy Old Men
Mike
 1993 Fatal Instinct
Frank Kelbo
 1993 Banner Times (TV Movie)
Randy
 1993 Good Advice (TV Series)
Joey
- Special Session (1993) ... Joey
- Pilot (1993) ... Joey
 1993 Conflict of Interest
Mickey Flannery
 1993 Telling Secrets (TV Movie)
Terry Kelsey
 1991-1992 Walter & Emily (TV Series)
Matt Collins
- Sis (1992) ... Matt Collins
- The Falcon and the Leg Man (1992) ... Matt Collins
- Date Night (1992) ... Matt Collins
- Labor Pains (1992) ... Matt Collins
- Remember Me? (1992) ... Matt Collins
 1992 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Stu Cutler
- For Whom the Belch Tolls (1992) ... Stu Cutler
 1991 Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue
Senator Dixon
 1990-1991 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Nick Todd
- Her Cheatin' Heart (1991) ... Nick Todd
- Did You Ever See a Dream Dying? (1990) ... Nick Todd
 1991 Dutch
Reed Standish
 1991 Thelma & Louise
Darryl
 1991 Red Wind (TV Movie)
Victor Lange
 1991 Fatal Exposure (TV Movie)
Robert Parker
 1990 Playroom
Chris
 1990 Cool Blue (Video)
Peter Sin
 1990 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Lt. Richard Castillo
- Yesterday's Enterprise (1990) ... Lt. Richard Castillo
 1989 An Eight Is Enough Wedding (TV Movie)
Jeb
 1986-1989 Matlock (TV Series)
David Channing / Eric Lane
- The Hunting Party: Part 2 (1989) ... David Channing
- The Hunting Party: Part 1 (1989) ... David Channing
- The Professor (1986) ... Eric Lane
 1989 Guns of Paradise (TV Series)
Dexter
- Honor Bound (1989) ... Dexter
- A Matter of Honor (1989) ... Dexter
 1989 Chances Are
Louie / Husband
 1988 Paramedics
Mad Mike
 1988 Little Girl Lost (TV Movie)
Wolff
 1987 Eight Is Enough: A Family Reunion (TV Movie)
Jeb, Nancy's Husband
 1987 Outrageous Fortune
George (as Chris McDonald)
 1987 Our House (TV Series)
Mr. Tollfeson
- The Best Intentions (1987) ... Mr. Tollfeson
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Delivery Manr (segment "Aqua Vita")
- What Are Friends For?/Aqua Vita (1986) ... Delivery Manr (segment "Aqua Vita")
 1986 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
Detective
- California Freeze Out (1986) ... Detective
 1984-1986 Riptide (TV Series)
Johnny / Dennis
- Dead Men Don't Floss (1986) ... Johnny
- Something Fishy (1984) ... Dennis
 1986 Triplecross (TV Movie)
Steve Tyler
 1985 It's a Living (TV Series)
Alexi
- From Russia with Love (1985) ... Alexi
 1985 The Boys Next Door
Detective Mark Woods
 1985 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Joe Flynn
- Ten Wheel Trouble (1985) ... Joe Flynn
 1985 Hunter (TV Series)
Sonny Dupree
- The Garbage Man (1985) ... Sonny Dupree
 1984 Call to Glory (TV Series)
Tim O'Reilly / Major Reilly
- The Wake (1984) ... Tim O'Reilly
- The Move (1984) ... Major Reilly
 1984 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Paul
 1984 Breakin'
James
 1984 Where the Boys Are
Tony
 1983 Lottery! (TV Series)
Peter
- Being a Winner (1983) ... Peter
 1982 The Black Room
Terry
 1982 Cheers (TV Series)
Rick Walker
- Endless Slumper (1982) ... Rick Walker
 1982 Grease 2
Goose
 1981 Twirl (TV Movie)
Buddy Butler
 1980 The Hearse
Pete
 1978 Getting Married (TV Movie)
Usher
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Biff") in "Death of a Salesman" in Los Angeles, CA. Written by Arthur Miller. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Company Site | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Christopher MacDonald | Chris MacDonald | Chris McDonald

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[2011, on Harry's Law (2011)] Tommy J! Now that's just one of the greatest parts. In my life--well, in any actor's life--you get five good ones. I'm gonna have to bump one off my list and put Tommy Jefferson up there as one of my top five. I love it. He's a blast, he's mercurial, he can go anywhere, he's got a heart of gold underneath all of that braggadocio. The character was initially brought ... See more »

Trivia:

His favorite role that he has played is Jor-El in Superman (1996), as he is a huge fan of Superman. See more »

Trademark:

Declaring "Oh my God!" mid-sentence, as in Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Iron Giant (1999) See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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