|Born||Christopher Paul Bisson
21 July 1975
Wythenshawe, Manchester, England
|Children||Harry (b. 2013)|
Christopher Paul Bisson (born 21 July 1975) is a British actor, best known for playing Jai Sharma in the ITV soap-opera Emmerdale since 2009. He previously played Vikram Desai in Coronation Street, Kash Karib in Shameless and JJ in Children's Ward.
Bisson appeared in Perfect Day: The Wedding (2005), Perfect Day: The Funeral (2006; Channel 5) and the feature film Stepdad (filmed in February 2007). He participated in the Channel 4 documentary Empire's Children (2007).
In September 2009, Bisson joined the cast of Emmerdale as part of the newly cast Sharma family, playing Jai Sharma. Chris temporarily departed Emmerdale on 24 January 2013, due to the birth of his child. He later returned at the end of March 2013.
Chris played Saleem Khan in the film East is East.
He and his family appeared on All Star Family Fortunes in October 2011, winning £10,000 for charity.
On 15 December 2013, Bisson took part in The Chase: Celebrity Special to win money for charity.
- "Chris Bisson to star in Emmerdale"
- Blake, Veronica (2010-08-24). "Chicken Tikka Masala - Chris Bisson interview". indielondon.co.uk. Retrieved 20120-04-26. "No, I’m Catholic."
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