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Dennis Christopher

Dennis Christopher

Dennis Christopher is perhaps best known for BREAKING AWAY, for which re received the BAFTA and a Golden Globe nomination. He has starred in over thirty feature films, among them FADE TO BLACK; Academy Award winner for Best Picture CHARIOTS OF FIRE; Robert Altman's 3 WOMEN and A WEDDING; SEPTEMBER 30, 1955; and FELLINI'S ROMA, for director Federico Fellini.

Christopher's additional film credits include DON'T CRY, IT'S ONLY THUNDER, CALIFORNIA DREAMING, DOPPELGANGER, QUEEEN OF THE LOT, and IT'S MY PARTY.

Notable TV mini-series and films include The Lost Room, Stephen King's It, Christabel, Bernice Bobs Her Hair, and Jack and the Beanstalk for Faerie Tale Theatre.

As a series regular, he portrayed Jack Of All Trades on Profiler, and starred in the series Freakylinks. He appeared in a recurring role on Angel and in the final season of Deadwood. His additional television credits include roles on Six Feet Under, CSI, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NYPD Blue, Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Murder She Wrote, among many others.

On Broadway, Christopher originated the starring role in Retribution, played opposite Carol O'Conner in Brothers and starred with Elizabeth Taylor in the Tony-winning revival of The Little Foxes.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2013.
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Dennis Christopher Facts

Birth NameDennis Carelli
OccupationActor
BirthdayDecember 2, 1955 (62)
SignSagittarius
BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Dennis Christopher compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Stephen King, IT!
11:00 P.M.
Cast Away
Fast & Furious
I Love You, Man
Stephen King's It
Friday Night Lights
The Day After Tomorrow
Detained
Undercurrents
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