Christian McKay Poster


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Overview (2)

Born in Bury, Lancashire, England, UK
Height 6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Christian McKay was born in Bury, Lancashire. He is an actor and classical musician. Christian received international acclaim for his performance of the title role in Richard Linklater's Me and Orson Welles (2008). Christian has subsequently appeared in films including Rush (2013), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Florence Foster Jenkins (2016).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christian McKay

Spouse (1)

Emily Allen (2013 - present)

Trivia (5)

Graduated from RADA in 2001.
He was a chorister at Manchester Cathedral.
He studied piano with Professor Ryszard Bakst, Charles Hopkins and Peter Katin.
Graduated from the University of York with performances of the Liszt Sonata and Rachmaninoff Third Piano Concerto.
He was commissioned a Colonel by the State of Kentucky in 2009.

Personal Quotes (2)

Richard Linklater thought his Orson would be on the London stage playing Shakespeare. I was briefly, but I didn't tell him I was playing a eunuch.
I am the only actor who ever had to lose weight to play Orson Welles.

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