Christopher McDonald

Christopher McDonald

actor, producer, director

Christopher McDonald was born on Feb 15, 1955 in USA. Christopher McDonald's big-screen debut came with Getting Married directed by Steven Hilliard Stern in 1978, strarring Usher. Christopher McDonald is known for Hacks directed by Lucia Aniello, Jean Smart stars as Deborah Vance and Hannah Einbinder as Ava. Christopher McDonald has got 1 awards and 4 nominations so far. The most recent award Christopher McDonald achieved is New York True Venture Film Festival. The upcoming new tvshow Christopher McDonald plays is Secret Invasion - Season 1 which will be released on Jun 21, 2023.

Christopher McDonald was born and raised in New York City, New York, to Patricia, a real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator. His breakout role was in Ridley Scott's Thelma & Louise (1991), followed shortly by his role as Jack Barry in Robert Redford's Quiz Show (1994). Other notable performances include Mort sur le toit du monde (1997) as Jon Krakauer and Requiem for a Dream (2000) as Tappy Tibbons (opposite Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn). He co-starred in Happy Gilmore (1996), American Pie présente : String Academy (2006), American pie présente Campus en folie (2007), Flubber (1997), and Leave It to Beaver (1997). His television credits include La loi selon Harry (2011), Boardwalk Empire (2010), and Associées pour la loi (1999).Trained by legendary acting teacher Stella Adler and at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, McDonald was singled out by the New York Times as one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood. He has performed in over 100 films over more than four decades. His roughly 40 stage credits include Billy Flynn in the long-running Broadway reboot of Chicago and the 2013 hit Lucky Guy (opposite Oscar winner Tom Hanks).Since the loss of two siblings and a parent to cancer, he has been an active supporter of the Make a Wish foundation along with charities which help cancer research. He participates in celebrity fund-raising events throughout the world. A graduate of Hobart and William Smith college in 1977, he is the principal donor for the building of the school's new Performing Arts Center.

  • Birthday

    Feb 15, 1955
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known

    Christopher MacDonald, Chris MacDonald, 크리스토퍼 맥도날드, Кристофер Макдональд, Chris McDonald

Known For


1 wins & 4 nominations

New York True Venture Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Best Actor

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows