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Dennis Christopher was born on December 2, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Dennis Carrelli. He is an actor, known for Breaking Away (1979), Django Unchained (2012) and Fade to Black (1980). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Breaking Away
(1979)
Django Unchained
Django Unchained Leonide Moguy
(2012)
Fade to Black
Fade to Black Eric Binford
(1980)
It
It Eddie Kaspbrak
(1990)

Filmography

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 2016 Graves (TV Series)
Martin Treadwell
- Not Giants But Windmills (2016) ... Martin Treadwell
- Through a Glass Gravely (2016) ... Martin Treadwell
- The Careless Giant (2016) ... Martin Treadwell
- A Tincture of Madness (2016) ... Martin Treadwell
 2014 Perception (TV Series)
Fred Gorman
- Cobra (2014) ... Fred Gorman
 2013 The Slippery Slope (Short)
Pastor Tomaso
 2013 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Lukas Emminger
- Line Up or Shut Up (2013) ... Lukas Emminger
 2013 Prisoners
Mr. Jones (uncredited)
 2012 Django Unchained
Leonide Moguy
 2010 Queen of the Lot
Odin Johannessen
 2008 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Abner Merriman
- Damaged (2008) ... Abner Merriman
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Richard Dorsey / Homeless Guy
- Lying Down with Dogs (2007) ... Richard Dorsey
- Cockroaches (2007) ... Homeless Guy
 2006 Trapped! (TV Movie)
Adrien
 2006 The Lost Room (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Martin Ruber
- The Eye and the Prime Object (2006) ... Dr. Martin Ruber
- The Comb and the Box (2006) ... Dr. Martin Ruber
- The Key and the Clock (2006) ... Dr. Martin Ruber
 2006 Deadwood (TV Series)
Bellegarde
- The Catbird Seat (2006) ... Bellegarde
- Amateur Night (2006) ... Bellegarde
- Leviathan Smiles (2006) ... Bellegarde
- Unauthorized Cinnamon (2006) ... Bellegarde
- A Two-Headed Beast (2006) ... Bellegarde
 2004 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Gerard Prosser
- The Vision Thing (2004) ... Gerard Prosser
 2004 Nine Lives
Mikey
 2004 Angel (TV Series)
Cyvus Vail
- Not Fade Away (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
- Power Play (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
- Origin (2004) ... Cyvus Vail
 2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Roger Coffman
- Cherry Red (2003) ... Roger Coffman
 2003 Six Feet Under (TV Series)
Kevin Lamb
- Nobody Sleeps (2003) ... Kevin Lamb
 2002 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Charles Rutledge
- One Twelve (2002) ... Charles Rutledge
 2002 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Danik
- Detained (2002) ... Danik
 2001 Mind Rage
Steve
 2000-2001 FreakyLinks (TV Series)
Vince Elsing
- Subject: The Final Word (2001) ... Vince Elsing
- Subject: Police Siren (2001) ... Vince Elsing
- Subject: Live Fast, Die Young (2001) ... Vince Elsing
- Subject: Sunrise at Sunset Streams (2001) ... Vince Elsing
- Subject: The Stone Room (2001) ... Vince Elsing
 2001 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Vin Malfi
- The Game (2001) ... Vin Malfi
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series)
Jesus
- Georgia (2001) ... Jesus
- Jeff (2001) ... Jesus
 2001 Roswell (TV Series)
Bobby Dupree
- How the Other Half Lives (2001) ... Bobby Dupree
- Disturbing Behavior (2001) ... Bobby Dupree
 2001 The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (TV Movie)
Joshua 'Carrots' Beale
 1996-1999 Profiler (TV Series)
Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay / Sheriff Ed Post
- Reunion: Part 2 (1999) ... Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay
- Reunion: Part 1 (1999) ... Jack of All Trades / Albert Newquay
- Las Brisas (1999) ... Sheriff Ed Post / Jack of All Trades
- Otis, California (1999) ... Sheriff Ed Post
- The Root of All Evil (1998) ... Jack of All Trades (as Jack)
 1998 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Dr. Royce
- Spare Parts (1998) ... Dr. Royce
 1997 Skeletons (TV Movie)
Jim Norton
 1996 The Burning Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Balfour
- Lethal Injection (1996) ... Dr. Balfour
 1996 Tarzan: The Epic Adventures (TV Series)
Philip D'Arnot
- Tarzan's Return: Part 1 (1996) ... Philip D'Arnot
 1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Dr. Mortimer T. Anton
- The Phoenix (1996) ... Dr. Mortimer T. Anton
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Dr. Anthony Bates
- Cypher (1996) ... Dr. Anthony Bates
 1996 The Silencers
Comdor
 1996 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Ambassador Dillington
- Reunion (1996) ... Ambassador Dillington
 1996 It's My Party
Douglas Reedy
 1995 Aurora: Operation Intercept
Victor Varenkov
 1995 Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare (TV Movie)
Pruitt Taylor Beauchamp
 1995 The Watcher (TV Series)
Sascha
- Heartburned (1995) ... Sascha
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Eric Humbold
- Mirror, Mirror (1994) ... Eric Humbold
 1994 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Borath
- The Search: Part II (1994) ... Borath
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
Sam Franklin
- Women in Love (1994) ... Sam Franklin
 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead
Dale Porkel (part 2)
 1993 Curacao (TV Movie)
Friedrich (uncredited)
 1993 Doppelganger
Doctor Heller
 1990-1993 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Lyman Taggart / Dr. Henry Carlson
- Final Curtain (1993) ... Lyman Taggart
- Shear Madness (1990) ... Dr. Henry Carlson
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Jamie Berne
- Oceans White with Phone (1992) ... Jamie Berne
 1991 Dead Women in Lingerie
Lapin
 1991 The Disco Years (Short)
Mr. Reese
 1991 False Arrest (TV Movie)
Wally Roberts
 1991 Monsters (TV Series)
Laurence Bauer
- Hostile Takeover (1991) ... Laurence Bauer
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series)
Eddie Kaspbrak
- Part 2 (1990) ... Eddie Kaspbrak
- Part 1 (1990) ... Eddie Kaspbrak
 1990 Circuitry Man
Leech
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Noel Bishop
- The Star (1989) ... Noel Bishop
 1989 A Sinful Life
Nathan Flowers
 1988 Christabel (TV Mini-Series)
U.S. Airman
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... U.S. Airman
 1988 Friends
John
 1987 Hooperman (TV Series)
Danny Welles
- Blues for Danny Welles (1987) ... Danny Welles
 1987 Stingray (TV Series)
Joshua Williams
- The Second Finest Man Who Ever Lived (1987) ... Joshua Williams
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Father Nicholas Kostmayer
- The Cup (1986) ... Father Nicholas Kostmayer
 1986 Jake Speed
Desmond Floyd
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley
- A Safe Place (1986) ... Dr. Stanley
 1985 Alien Predator
Damon
 1985 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Benjamin Wylie
- The Lady in the Iron Mask (1985) ... Benjamin Wylie
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Daryl Kirby
- Promises... Promises (1984) ... Daryl Kirby
 1984 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Killer
- Number Eight (1984) ... Killer
 1983 Didn't You Hear...
Kevin
 1983 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Jack
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1983) ... Jack
 1982 Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder
Brian Anderson
 1981 Chariots of Fire
Charles Paddock
 1980 Fade to Black
Eric Binford
 1979 The Last Word
Ben Travis
 1979 Breaking Away
Dave
 1979 California Dreaming
T.T.
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
Nick Adams
 1978 A Wedding
Hughie Brenner
 1977 September 30, 1955
Eugene
 1977 3 Women
Soda Delivery Boy (uncredited)
 1976 Bernice Bobs Her Hair (TV Movie)
Charley
 1972 Roma
The Hippie (uncredited)
 1971 The Young Graduates
Pan
 1971 Blood and Lace
Pete
 1967 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
young Merlin
- Merlin the Magician (1967) ... young Merlin (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Brothers (1983). Written by George Sibbald. Directed by Carroll O'Connor. Music Box Theatre: 9 Nov 1983 (1 performance + 9 previews that began on 2 Nov 1983). Cast: Carroll O'Connor (as "Jim"), Dennis Christopher (as "Tommy"), Frank Converse (as "Harry"), Gary Klar (as "Earl"), Pat McNamara (as "James"). Produced by Noel ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Jack

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Was actually 23 years old when he played the role in Breaking Away (1979), for which he won a Best Juvenile Actor in a Motion Picture Award. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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