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Chris Kerson


Chris Kerson appears next as a series regular in the season two cast of the acclaimed HBO crime drama television series True Detective. He portrays the mesmerizing character "Nails," a survivor of a brutal nail gun attack and loyal company man, to "Frank Semyon" played by Vince Vaughn. He is most recognized for his starring role in Sean ... See full bio »

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Known For

True Detective
(2015)
Gotti
Gotti Willie Boy
(2018)
Cost of a Soul
Cost of a Soul Tommy Donahue
(2010)

Filmography

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 2019 Equal Standard (filming)
Detective Kevin McKenzie
 2018/I Rendezvous (Short) (post-production)
Art
 2018 Gotti
Willie Boy (as Christopher Kerson)
 2018 The Fencestitute (Short)
Male Friend
 2016 '79 Parts
Arson
 2016 Daylight's End
Dugan
 2015 Wear
Howard
 2015 True Detective (TV Series)
Nails
- Omega Station (2015) ... Nails
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... Nails
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... Nails
- Other Lives (2015) ... Nails
- Down Will Come (2015) ... Nails
 2015/XI Grace (Short)
Trevor
 2015 Hamilton Chronicles (Short)
Ray
 2015 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Gunnar
- Merchants of Menace (2015) ... Gunnar
 2014/I Harmony (Short)
Walter
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Kimmie Belzer's Desk Mate (uncredited)
 2013 Zero in the System
Detective Carver
 2013/IV Awake (Short)
Lawrence
 2012 Broadway's Finest
Saveno
 2011 Humdinger
Mr. Garey McKean
 2010 30 Rock (TV Series)
Cool Camera Guy
- College (2010) ... Cool Camera Guy (uncredited)
 2010 Cost of a Soul
Tommy Donahue
 2009 Late Night Entertainment (Short)
Stuart Schulzberg
 2009/I Open (Short)
Alan
 2009/II The Ride (Short)
Donald
 2009 Two Star State of Mind (Video)
Brian Hart
 2007 Hopelessly Blurred (Short)
Motel Clerk
 2007 No Reservations
Man at the Bar (uncredited)
 2006 Insult to Injury
Job
 2005 The Gun Play (Short)
Prisoner
 2001 Someone Like You...
New Years' Eve Party Guest (uncredited)
 2000 Del Fuego (Short)
Crazy Lenny
 1997 Jesus Rides Shotgun
Ian
 1996 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Buck
- Takedown (1996) ... Buck
 1995 Flesh Suitcase
Chad
 1994 Seed: Rapture (Short)
Eating husband
 1993 Afghan Whigs: Gentlemen (Short)
Angry Husband
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Other Works:

Was the lead in the play "Hurry" which had a sold-out run at the Blue Heron Arts Center in New York City. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook Fan Page | Official Site

Alternate Names:

Christopher Kerson

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

His weight has purposely ranged from 145lbs (Flesh Suitcase) to 210lbs (Del Fuego) on film.

Nickname:

Shyam

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