Chris Conrad

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Chris Conrad
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Born (1970-06-30) June 30, 1970 (age 44)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Christopher Andrew "Chris" Conrad (born June 30, 1970) is an American actor. He should not be confused with fellow actor Christian Conrad (son of Robert Conrad of Wild Wild West fame).

Early life[edit]

Conrad was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The third out of four brothers (Tim, Steven, a screenwriter, and Mike), Conrad excelled early at sports and comedy.

Acting career[edit]

During his sophomore year of college at FSU, he entered and won a Funniest Man On Campus competition, headed to Chicago and started acting. Chris crammed in a year of studies at the Piven Theatre Workshop. Following that, he signed with an agent and landed his first acting role in the television movie, Mario and the Mob.[citation needed]

A move to L.A. followed where he landed leading roles in film and TV including Airborne with Seth Green and Jack Black, The Next Karate Kid with Hilary Swank, Mortal Kombat II as Johnny Cage and the series Young Hercules with Ryan Gosling.

Conrad switched gears in 2000 and went back to Florida to finish college. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a B.A. in History, taught high school and coached football for a few years, then returned to L.A. in 2005 to further pursue his main passion...entertainment. He quickly jumped back on set - on television with Bones and Criminal Minds. In 2008, he was seen in Portal (2009) and The Promotion.

In 2009, Conrad co-wrote (with writer/director brother Steven) and starred in the FX pilot Connie Banks The Actor. In 2010 he executive produced the feature Three Days In Havana with actor/producer/director Gil Bellows.

In 2013 Conrad completed the pilot comedy webisode Douche Bros, the short Hog's Tooth, and the feature Attila (from the team that created Sharknado). Brother Steven is a Writer/Director/Producer. Brother Tim is a teacher/coach and runs the premier football kicking/punting/snapping instructional camp in all of the USA: BIGfootKicking. Brother Mike is a teacher/coach and helps run BIGfoot. Chris Conrad's favorite band is the comedy rap-rock band Open Kimono.


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