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Chris Hardwick was born on November 23, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Christopher Ryan Hardwick. He is a producer and actor, known for Talking Dead (2011), @midnight (2013) and The Wall (2016). He has been married to Lydia Hearst since August 20, 2016. See full bio »

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Known For

Talking Dead
Talking Dead Producer
(2011-2018)
@midnight
@midnight Producer
(2013-2017)
The Wall
The Wall Producer
(2016-2017)

Filmography

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 2019 Twelve Forever (TV Series) (executive producer) (filming)
 2018 The Awesome Show (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  WoW MoM (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2014-2018 Talking Dead (TV Series) (producer - 61 episodes)
- Wrath/What's Your Story? (2018) ... (producer)
- Worth (2018) ... (producer)
- Still Gotta Mean Something (2018) ... (producer)
- Do Not Send Us Astray (2018) ... (producer)
- The Key (2018) ... (producer)
 2017 Talking with Chris Hardwick (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Jane Lynch (2017) ... (producer)
- Damon Lindelof (2017) ... (producer)
- Connie Britton (2017) ... (producer)
- Cast of "Orange Is the New Black" (2017) ... (producer)
- Jordan Peele (2017) ... (producer)
 2017 Danger & Eggs (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Chosen Family (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Z/Trix Blixon (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Chill Twins/Nightmare (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Check Mates/Pirate Gorgeous (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Dog Park/Trading Post (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Team Nerdist Takes on Team Power Rangers at ID10T Fest! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016-2017 Talking Preacher (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- On the Road/Mumbai Sky Tower (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Call and Response (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2016) ... (executive producer)
  Talking Saul (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes, 2017) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2016)
- Lantern (2017) ... (producer)
- Mabel (2017) ... (producer)
- Klick (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Switch (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Comedy Central's Colossal Clusterfest (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 The Wall (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2013-2016 @midnight (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Investig@Tion Midnight: The Once and Future President (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.65 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.37 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.35 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.36 (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2016 Bloodworks (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Game of Thrones: Part 2 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Game of Thrones: Part 1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Greg Nicotero & the Walking Dead (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Critters, Killer Klowns & More with the Chiodo Bros (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Stop Motion Epic (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Chris Hardwick: Funcomfortable (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2015 Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Tacky (Video short) (producer)
 2012-2014 Saber (TV Series short) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Return of the Threesome (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Body Wash Strikes Back (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2014 NerdTerns (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Paul F. Tompkins in Nerd Hard Part 2: Nerd Harder (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dan Harmon in Nerd Hard Part 1: Nerd Harder (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Enter the Dorkist (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Paranerdtern Activity (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Key of Awesome in the Lipton Book of World Records (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Math Bites (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- World Math (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Percents (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Binary Numbers (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Math Heads: Do Math in Your Head (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Pi (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Blade Runner Holiday Special (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Live Pre-Show (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Blood and Guts with Scott Ian (TV Series) (executive producer - 17 episodes)
- Stan Winston: Advanced Studies (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Legacy of Stan Winston (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Face Melting with Vincent Guastini (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Tony Gardner and Alterian Inc (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Halloween Horror Nights (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Nerdist Presents: A Conversation with... Bill Paxton (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Futurama Live! (TV Series short) (producer)
 2013 Breaking Belding (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Nerdist Presents: Carrie vs. Slash (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2013 Star Wars Cantina Karaoke (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Zero Charisma (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Neil's Puppet Dreams (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Alien Abduction (2013) ... (executive producer: Nerdist)
- Dream Bump (2013) ... (executive producer: Nerdist)
- To Catch a Puppeteer (2012) ... (executive producer: Nerdist)
- The Restaurant (2012) ... (executive producer: Nerdist)
- Doctor's Office (2012) ... (executive producer: Nerdist)
 2013 The Real World: Whiterun (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 Chris Hardwick: Mandroid (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012 Nerd Down & 10 (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 Try This at Home! (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 Ben Folds Five: Do It Anyway (Video short) (executive producer)
 2012 COPS: Skyrim (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2012 4 Points (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Live from NerdMelt with Michael Biehn (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Dana Gould (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Janet Varney (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Mary Lynn Rajskub (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Live from Comic Con (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Face to Face with 'Weird Al' Yankovic (TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
- Pierce Brosnan/Robert Pattinson (2012) ... (producer)
- Jeff Bridges (2012) ... (producer)
- Harrison Ford/Rose McGowan (2012) ... (producer)
- Patrick Stewart (2012) ... (producer)
- Sylvester Stallone/Antonio Banderas (2012) ... (producer)
 2012 Tournament of Nerds (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2011 Puppet for President (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1998 Art House (co-producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played fading rock legend Stacee Jaxx in the musical, "Rock of Ages," in Los Angeles, California (2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Chris Hackwit | Chris Ryan Hardwick | Christopher Ryan Hardwick | Christopher Hardwick | Hard 'n Phirm | Hard N' Phirm | Hard n' Phirm

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why he quit drinking] When I was 22, I got a job working as co-host of Singled Out (1995), MTV's mass human-fluid transfer experiment. It was a weird accident, and had I been mentally prepared to handle the responsibility, it would have been a good thing. But the erroneous lesson that I learned from getting hired at MTV was "work just falls into your lap." What followed were several years of ... See more »

Trivia:

Hardwick met Joan Rivers, where he and his family went to see her do an opening act for Rivers's own mentor Johnny Carson, in Las Vegas, Nevada, when Hardwick was just a little boy. They were friends for 39 years. See more »

Nickname:

Big C

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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