Chris Bauer Biography
Chris Bauer (Mark Christopher Bauer) is an American film, television, and theater actor. He is Best known for his roles in a number of films which includes 8mm, The Devil’s Advocate, Face/Off, The Conspirator, and Snow White: A Tale of Terror. He is also known for starring in television shows such as The Wire, Third Watch, True Blood and Survivor’s Remorse. Chris has appeared on Broadway in A Streetcar Named Desire and has originated roles in plays by David Mamet, John Patrick Shanley, and Jez Butterworth.
Chris Bauer Age
Chris was born on October 28, 1966 in Los Angeles, California in USA.
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Chris was born in Los Angeles, California. She is of German and Irish descent. Chris went to high school at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California. In his senior year he played on the Miramonte football team in 1984, the year the team won the state championship. He Later attended the University of San Diego, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated from the Yale School of Drama.
Chris Bauer Wife
Chris is married to Laura Bauer who is a writer and costume designer. On 12 May 1997 the couple tied the knot and are happily married till date. The couple has 2 children, Beau Bauer and Mercy Bauer.
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Chris Bauer True Blood
Chris played Det. (later Sheriff) Andy Bellefleur on the TV-series True Blood. This is a dark fantasy horror television series produced and created by Alan Ball and based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of novels by Charlaine Harris.
Chris Bauer Movies
He first film appearance was in Snow White: A Tale of Terror, with Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, and Monica Keena. Soon after, Chris played schoolteacher/pedophile Lloyd Gettys in the 1997 film The Devil’s Advocate. He played prisoner NB9674932-65 Ivan Dubov in the 1997 action film Face/Off, where he met Nicolas Cage. He then appeared in the 1999 film 8mm as the masked character ‘Machine’ also starring Cage.
Chris starred as fetish photographer Irving Klaw in the 2005 Bettie Page biopic The Notorious Bettie Page, and as famous author Ken Kesey in a 2007 Neal Cassady biopic. Chris played a small role in the 2005 Jim Jarmusch film, Broken Flowers. Chris was featured in the movie The Conspirator, as a fellow officer following Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, and played a minor role in Flags of Our Fathers. Chris played the role of ‘Pa’ in Disney’s Tomorrowland in 2015. He also appeared in Money Monster as Lt. Nelson, and played Larry Rooney in Sully.
Chris Bauer Tv Shows
Chris has starred in numerous television series including The Wire as port-union boss Frank Sobotka. Initially he auditioned for the role of Jimmy McNulty. Chris also starred in Billy Crystal‘s 2001 film 61*, as New York Yankees player Bob Cerv. His roles on network television include a regular role as Fred Yokas, husband of Officer Faith Yokas, on the NBC series Third Watch, lead FBI Agent Dodd on the short-lived CBS series Smith, a Priest on ABC’s Life on Mars and as Detective Lou Destefano in the original Sci-Fi channel miniseries The Lost Room.
He played ‘Lee Nickel’ on the ESPN series Tilt in 2004 . He appeared in the episode “The No-Brainer” of the television series Fringe as Brian Dempsey. He also appeared in multiple episodes of Numb3rs as Dr. Raymond “Ray” Galuski and in Criminal Minds in season one as the antagonist.
Chris played Det. (later Sheriff) Andy Bellefleur on the TV-series True Blood. He also played Dennis Halsey, a guard on Unforgettable in the fourth episode of the first season, “Up In Flames”, and appeared as a rival salesman from the Syracuse branch of Dunder Mifflin in Season 8 of The Office (US). Chris guest starred in an episode of NBC’s Parks and Recreation in 2014. Chris began a recurring role on the Starz comedy Survivor’s Remorse in October 2014 .
Chris plays Jimmy Flaherty, the owner of a fictitious Atlanta professional basketball team. The show is written by Mike O’Malley, who is also an executive producer along with NBA star LeBron James, and stars Jessie T. Usher. Survivor’s Remorse began its second season on September 22, 2015. Chris played Det. Tom Lange in the FX limited series American Crime Story. Chris appeared as Tim Rutten in the NBC mini-series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Brothers, and from 2017 co-stars as Bobby Dwyer in the HBO series The Deuce.
Chris Bauer 8mm
He then appeared as the masked character ‘Machine’ in the 1999 film 8mm also starring Cage.
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