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Biography

Chris Masterson Biography

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Chris Masterson's facts

Date of Birth 1980-01-23
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Name on Birth Christopher Kennedy Masterson
Place of Birth Long Island, New York

Christopher Kennedy Masterson is an American actor who has got quite amazing acting performances and was born on the 22nd of January in the year 1980. He is well known for his role in the Malcolm in the middle where he played the role of Francis. Christopher Richardson was born in Long Island of New York City. He is the son of Peter Masterson who is an insurance agent while his mother Carol is a manager. His brother Danny Masterson is one of the follower of Scientology while he is also along in his brother’s footsteps. The brothers have done their investment in different restaurants together. The Masterson brothers also has got a half-brother who is also an actor, Jordan Masterson.

Most of the audiences and the viewers consider him having the resemblance of comedy actor Neil Patrick Harris. Masterson started off his career when he got to do a direct to video movie titled Dragonheart: A New Beginning which was in 2000. The movie was a sequel to the movie Dragonheart. The movie, Dragonheart has also achieved awards and it had star casts like Sean Connery and Dennis Quaid. Moving more with his acting professionalism, he is notably known for the role of Francis in the television sitcom Malcom in the Middle. The television series was a award winning sitcom and Masterson had the role for about six years which was in the year 2000 to 2006. Masterson also had played in the MTV’s Wuthering Heights where he did the role of Edward Linton which was in the year 2003. Christopher also had some lead roles in several movies which includes Scary Movie 2, Made for Each other, Waterbone and also in Intellectual Property. Apart from his lead role, he had also appeared himself as a guest star in some episodes of That ‘70’s Show.

Christopher Masterson  also featured in some television series. He played the role of Josh Roland in the USA Network television series of White Collar. He appeared in the episode Where There’s A will. His other guest appearance also includes in the movie, My Best Friend’s Wedding. Then in the year 2012, Christopher had also a cameo role in Men at Work. The television series is the production of the TBS and he did the role of a character named Archie. His brother, Danny Masterson has got the role in the show as he plays the role of Milo. Yet the two brothers did not get the chance to feature together in the series. It is recently reported that Christopher Masterson would be as a guest star in the series of Elementary.  

Masterson had started his career before he did Dragonheart where he did some small roles which was before 2000. He has done only a movie in a year. In the year 2002 he had a cameo role in the movie Hold On, then a year after he appeared in the movie, Wuthering Heights where he portrayed Edward Linton. In the year 2005, he had the role of Zach in the movie waterbone. His recent acts from the year 2010 includes Impulse where he did a character named David and in the 2012 movie, Electric Sheep he did a role of an Android. His appearance in the movie, Chapman had the role of Paul Holt. His upcoming movie is titled Bad Roomies which is currently in filming progress in 2014. Apart from his filming career he has also got a great success from his career in the television acts. He had been nominated twice for the role of Francis in 2000 and 2001 which was in the series of Malcolm in the Middle. He did the role from the year 2000 to 2006.