Chris Klein

Chris Klein

Age
35
Birthday
Mar. 14th, 1979
Born in
Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
Height
6' 1"

Chris Klein's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Welcome to The Captain TV Show
Welcome to The Captain
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Caught in the Crossfire
2009 - The Six Wives of Henry Lefay
2009 - Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
2008 - Hank and Mike
2007 - Day Zero
2007 - The Good Life
2006 - American Dreamz
2005 - The Long Weekend
2005 - Just Friends
2003 - The United States Of Leland
2002 - Rollerball
2002 - We Were Soldiers
2001 - Say It Isn't So
2001 - American Pie 2
2000 - Here On Earth
1999 - Election
1999 - American Pie

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Drew
13
Dash (Voiced)
2
George Jenkins
1
Brad
1
Tommy Dale
1
Gary (Voiced)
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Possessing the sort of apple-cheeked, translucent-skinned All-American wholesomeness that has made him a natural for the pretty-boy jock roles that began his career, Chris Klein started a minor sensation after appearing in only two films. The actor, who is a testament to both good public relations and the American appetite for all that is young, athletic, and bearing no discernible acne scars, was born in Hinsdale, Illinois, on March 14, 1979. After spending the first thirteen years of his life there, he moved with his family to Nebraska. It was while he was in high school that Klein was discovered by director Alexander Payne (I), who was busy casting his upcoming film, Election (1999). Klein won the role of Paul Metzler in Payne's film, which opened to enthusiastic reviews. As Paul, Klein played the dim but sweet football player persuaded by Matthew Broderick (I)'s Jim McAllister to run against the unopposed Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) in the school's student council election.


TRIVIA:
  • Played quarterback and linebacker in High School.
  • Moved to Omaha, Nebraska, USA at age 13.
  • Appeared with _Rollerball (2002)_ (qv) co-star 'LL Cool J' (qv) on World Wrestling Entertainment programming early in 2002 to promote the film in which several WWE Superstars appear. Another WWE connection to the film is that WWE owner 'Vince McMahon' (qv) executive produced Rollerball.
  • Is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
  • Was discovered in his high school by director 'Alexander Payne (I)' (qv) who was scouting locations for _Election (1999)_ (qv).
  • (December 2008) Broke up with 'Ginnifer Goodwin' (qv), his girlfriend of two years.
  • Engagement to actress 'Katie Holmes' (qv) called off in March 2005.
  • His mother is a teacher in Orange County, California


Related sites for this celeb
» IMDB
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
» Zap2it.com
You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.