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Masterson, Christopher 1980–

MASTERSON, Christopher 1980–

(Chris Masterson, Christopher K. Masterson, Christopher Kennedy Masterson)

PERSONAL

Full name, Christopher Kennedy Masterson; born January 21, 1980, in Long Island, NY; son of Peter (an insurance agent) and Carol (a manager) Masterson; brother of Danny Masterson (an actor) and Alanna Masterson (an actress).

Addresses: Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Manager—Masterson Management, 1566 Hillcrest Ave., Glendale, CA 91202.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials including Trident Sugarless Mints, 1983.

Awards, Honors: YoungStar Award (with others), best young ensemble cast—television, Hollywood Reporter, 2000, Young Artist Award nomination (with others), best ensemble in a TV series—drama or comedy, 2001, both for Malcolm in the Middle.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Steve age ten, Singles, Warner Bros., 1992.

(As Chris Masterson) Danny Morris, Mamma ci penso io (also known as Mommy I Can Do It), 1992.

(As Chris Masterson) Bowen, Cutthroat Island (also known as Corsari, L'ile aux pirates, and Die Piratenbraut), LIVE Entertainment, 1995.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Jimmy Reynolds, The Sunchaser, 1996.

Ecce Pirate (short), Chyna Wranch, Inc., 1996.

(As Chris Masterson) Scott O'Neal, My Best Friend's Wedding, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

(As Chris Masterson) Daryl Dawson, American History X, New Line Cinema, 1998.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Eric, "The Campfire," Campfire Tales, New Line Cinema, 1998.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Richard, Girl, Kushner-Locke International, 1999.

(As Chris Masterson) Geoffrey, Dragonheart: A New Beginning, Universal Home Entertainment, 2000.

Billy, Nice Guys Finish Last, 2001.

(As Chris Masterson) Buddy, Scary Movie 2 (also known as Scarier Movie), Miramax, 2001.

Hold On, 2002.

Zach, Waterborne, 2005.

Paul, Intellectual Property, 2006.

Film Work:

Producer, Intellectual Property, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sawyer Matson, The Road Home, CBS, 1994.

Cohost, What'z up?, 1994.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Francis, Malcolm in the Middle, Fox, 2000–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Edward, Wuthering Heights, MTV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Todd, "My Generation," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001.

Youth in Revolt, Fox, 1996.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Timmy, Hiroshima Maiden, PBS, 1988.

The 14th Annual American Comedy Awards, Fox, 2000.

The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000.

Presenter, Comedy Central Presents: The Commies (also known as The Commies), Comedy Central, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Avery age thirteen, "One," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1992.

Lewis Bing, "Just One Lullaby," Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, CBS, 1993.

Tommy Powers, "Private Lives," John Grisham's "The Client" (also known as The Client), CBS, 1995.

Doc, "Children of the Night," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Chris Conti, "Toy Surprise," The Pretender, NBC, 1998.

(As Christopher Kennedy Masterson) Landon Bryce, "A Room with No View," Millennium, Fox, 1998.

Panelist, The List, VH1, 1999.

Todd, "My Generation," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001.

Todd, "Leo Loves Kitty," That '70s Show, Fox, 2002.

Todd, "Jackie's Cheese Squeeze," That '70s Show, Fox, 2002.

Todd Paley, "Quality of Life," The Dead Zone, USA Network, 2002.

Himself, The New Tom Green Show, MTV, 2003.

Himself, Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2004.

Himself, "Tournament 2, Game 4," Celebrity Poker Showdown, Bravo, 2004.

Lawyer, Mad TV, Fox, 2004.

Guest, The Tony Danza Show, syndicated, 2004.

Appeared in E! Hollywood Hold'em, E! Entertainment Television.

Television Work; Episodic:

Directed episodes of Malcolm in the Middle, Fox.

Stage Appearances:

Gus/Augustus, Arcadia, L.A. Music Center, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angles, 1997.

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