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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameChristopher Lee Kattan
Height 5' 5½" (1.66 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Christopher Lee Kattan was born in Sherman Oaks, California, to model Hajni Joslyn and actor Kip King. Chris moved to Mt. Baldy when he turned five, and resided there until the age of fifteen, when he moved to Bainbridge Island, Washington for high school.

After he graduated from high school, Chris moved to the L.A. area to join up with the improv/sketch comedy group "The Groundlings". He became a featured player on Saturday Night Live (1975) in March of 1996, and a cast member in September of the same year. He remained on the show until May 2003. Chris lives in the Los Angeles area.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jennifer Allen

Spouse (1)

Sunshine Deia Tutt (28 June 2008 - 22 February 2009) ( divorced)

Trivia (9)

Son of actor Kip King.
Once worked at a chauffeur, but was fired by employer because he was too short.
His parents divorced when he was two years old.
His paternal grandfather was of Iraqi Jewish descent, and his paternal grandmother was of Polish Jewish background. His mother's family is Hungarian.
Is very well known on SNL for his "Mango" skits
Chris and model Sunshine Deia Tutt became engaged on December 24, 2006 at her grandparents' home in Gainesville, Texas.
He and his wife, Sunshine Deia Tutt, separated on August 10, 2008.
Finished Saturday Night Live (1975), last episode was the 17 May 2003 season finale. [May 2003]
Currently starring on Broadway with Nathan Lane in Stephen Sondheim's "The Frogs". [July 2004]

Personal Quotes (21)

Here in L.A., there are a lot of dead spots, and you have to drive to find energy, but all of India is so energetic.
I'm not trying to sound like I turned into some kind of wise man, but it's nice to realize that your little pocket of the world isn't the whole world.
I wish I was dating one of the ladies in 'Bollywood Hero.' They're gorgeous. Any of them.
I like light green, sometimes red is fun to look at, not a fan of yellow, unless it's in a rainbow or on a coffee mug or on a happy face.
Believe in yourself and try not to take anything personally.
My friends tell me that I've calmed down, that I seem more centered. I don't know, I think my inner self was more hollow before, which made me more scattered, and more needy to get laughs.
Being able to improvise is the basis for creating all characters and situations, for everything to do with performing, really. And it's good therapy as well.
Yes, this is Mango himself. Listen I'm terribly busy and don't have time for a phone interview right now.
It's fun for someone to poke fun at himself.
It's a different thing shooting for 10 weeks in India as opposed to on a set on stage pretending you're in India.
It sounds gross to say that I like myself more. But not everyone likes themselves that much. Especially in the comedy world.
In Hollywood, what they last saw you in is what you are. It's hard to break away from that.
In Hollywood, moviemaking used to be about escaping reality to go to the movies.
If it weren't for The Groundlings, I would never be on Saturday Night Live.
I'm fine with the life I have.
I'd love to have a child. Either one or 40. I love kids.
I understand what my gift is, which is making people laugh, hopefully. It's more on that level. I don't need to be a leading man, I'm fine with that.
I love traffic. It's fantastic. New York traffic is so relaxing.
I like women who are okay with who they are.
I can't stop being in parades. I just love dancing on floats that move really slowly on the city streets in the early morning.
You guys are the best. I'll see you in a couple of hours. I haven't seen another human being in 13 hours and I'm running out of bottles for my urine. Later guys!

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