Chris Wylde

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Chris Wylde
Chris Wylde at a Clippers game 2014-01-22 15-30.jpg
Wylde at a Clippers game
Born Christopher Scott Noll
(1976-08-22) August 22, 1976 (age 38)
Hackettstown, New Jersey, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Shilpa Shah Noll

Chris Wylde (born Christopher Scott Noll; August 22, 1976) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Chris was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Belvidere, New Jersey. He also lived in Verona, New Jersey and Allendale, New Jersey.[1] Both his parents are United Methodist ministers.

Chris attended the Saint Thomas Choir School in Manhattan. While there he sang with the St. Thomas Boys Choir and Carly Simon on the song "Let the River Run", which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the film Working Girl, a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song-Motion Picture (1989), and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture (1989).

Chris went to the American University in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre - Performance. He hosted his own late night talk show Midnight with Chris Noll on the student run campus television station, ATV - American University Television, which became The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central in 2001.



Chris Wylde can currently be seen starring in The DUFF in theaters now. Wylde's first job in the movies was when he was 11 years old singing in Mike Nichols' Working Girl. His first film acting role was in Clint Eastwood's Space Cowboys playing Jason, the birthday boy. His scene "Scare in the Air" was also the big screen debut of actor Jon Hamm. Wylde was cast alongside Johnny Knoxville in a memorable scene from Coyote Ugly which appeared in all the film's trailers and commercials. Both Space Cowboys and Coyote Ugly opened in theaters on the same day, August 4, 2000. Wylde's other films include: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Duff, All's Faire in Love, Earth to Echo, Evolution, Fred: The Movie, Joe Dirt, Lucky Bastard, My Date With Drew, My First Mister, The Revenant, Spring Break Lawyer, Coffee, Kill Boss, and The Ten.

In 2009 Chris Wylde was named Best Actor at the New York City Horror Film Festival for his work in The Revenant. He shared this award with co-star David Anders.


Chris starred in the PBS series Standard Deviants with Kerry Washington, played Barry in Julie Brown's Strip Mall, hosted the game show Taboo based on the popular board game and starred in Filmfakers on AMC with Sherrod Small.

Chris Wylde created, wrote, produced, and starred in The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central.

Chris Wylde guest-starred on sitcoms: Jessie, Just Shoot Me!, Watching Ellie, Jonas L.A., Pair of Kings, Good Luck Charlie, and A.N.T. Farm.

Chris guest-starred on a memorable 2002 episode of Trading Spaces and in 2007 was voted their Funniest Home Owner.

In 2005 Chris pranked American Idol, posing as a rapping nanny. VH1 named it one of the 40 Greatest Pranks in TV History.

Chris had recurring roles as Gene on Legit on FXX and Ricky on General Hospital.

Chris was the top center square for a week on Hollywood Squares.

Chris Wylde created and executive-produced the series Dad Camp on VH1.


Chris Wylde has starred in over a hundred campaigns. He was Buddy Mignon and sang, "Four Times the Steak!", he was the dad in "Swagger Wagon" and rapped with Busta Rhymes, he was the Digiorno Delivery Guy for three years. He starred alongside Jane Lynch in several commercials for Comcast. Wylde was the voice of Buster the talking dog/CEO of Petco. Chris Wylde and Erik Weiner were Alan and Jerome in the Fox Sports NBA Live the Game campaign, which were the most award winning commercials of the year. He was The Beast in the Del Taco Feed the Beast campaign. Wylde has also starred in spots for Verizon, Toyota, Corona Light, Wendy's, Sprite, Bell South, Monday Night Football, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, La-Z-Boy, Budweiser, Heineken, Riff, Alltell, California Cheese, The Espy's, Jiffy Lube, State Farm, Ritz, and multiple others.


Chris starred as Woof in Hair, alongside Tracie Thoms at the Studio Theatre and won the Helen Hayes Award for Best Resident Musical. The cast performed at the Kennedy Center.

In the summer of 2013, Chris starred in the one-act comedy The Third Date at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. He played the role of Helmer.[2]


Chris wrote and created the popular web series Dadholes, in which he also starred alongside friends Darrell Britt-Gibson and The Revenant co-star David Anders.

His 4 episodes of Dadholes have received over 2 million views on Chris Wylde's YouTube page alone. You can see them here:

More original content is available at


  1. ^ Strauss, Robert. "IN PERSON; Hide Those Children. A Jersey Guy's on TV.", The New York Times, July 22, 2001. Accessed February 11, 2011. "On Aug. 5 at 11:30 p.m., The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde, a 24-year-old who grew up as Chris Noll in Belvidere, Verona and Allendale, will premiere as the first late-night show on the cable network Comedy Central... So far, I think, the most famous person out of Northern Highlands Regional High School is Vinnie Testaverde's niece, he said."
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