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Chris O'Donnell

Chris O'Donnell's charm and diverse acting skills have allowed him to become one of Hollywood's leading male actors. In August 2007, he starred in the Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Award nominated TNT miniseries, The Company. He also played the sexy veterinarian Dr. Finn Dandridge, aka Dr. McVet, in the Golden Globe winning drama Grey's Anatomy. O'Donnell is currently in production on MAX PAYNE, an action drama in which he stars with Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis.

O'Donnell made his motion picture debut with a critically acclaimed performance as Jessica Lange's rebellious son in the Paul Brickman feature, MEN DON'T LEAVE, followed by a memorable cameo in Jon Avnet's Academy Award-nominated FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, and the romantic drama MAD LOVE, opposite Drew Barrymore.

In 1993, O'Donnell was nominated for a Golden Globe and won the Chicago Film Critics Award for his starring role opposite Al Pacino in the multiple Academy Award-winning SCENT OF A WOMAN, directed by Martin Brest. He then played the swashbuckling D'Artagnan in THE THREE MUSKETEERS, for which he was named the NATO/ShoWest Male Star of Tomorrow in 1994. O'Donnell adopted an Irish dialect to star in the romantic comedy sleeper CIRCLE OF FRIENDS. He won over audiences worldwide with his stand-out performance as Robin in the highest grossing film of 1995, BATMAN FOREVER.

Other film credits include the independent drama THE SISTERS, opposite Maria Bello; the Golden Globe-nominated KINSEY, opposite Liam Neeson; the action thriller VERTICAL LIMIT; and the romantic comedy THE BACHELOR, opposite Renee Zellweger, which was produced by O'Donnell's company, George Street Pictures, in association with New Line Cinema. Additional film work includes the legal thriller THE CHAMBER, the period romance IN LOVE AND WAR and Robert Altman's critically acclaimed comedy, COOKIE'S FORTUNE.

Broadway credits include a starring role in Arthur Miller's The Man Who Had All the Luck, opposite Samantha Mathis.

O'Donnell resides in Los Angeles and Chicago with his wife and five children.


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Chris O'Donnell Facts

Birth NameChristopher Eugene O'Donnell
OccupationActor
BirthdayJune 26, 1970 (46)
SignCancer
BirthplaceWinnetka, Illinois, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Chris O'Donnell compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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