Chris Eigeman

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Chris Eigeman
Born Christopher Eigeman
(1965-03-01) March 1, 1965 (age 52)
Denver, Colorado, US
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, director, producer

Christopher "Chris" Eigeman (born March 1, 1965) is an American actor and a film director.

Eigeman is best known for roles in films written and directed by Whit Stillman: Metropolitan, Barcelona, and The Last Days of Disco.[1][2]

Personal life[edit]

Eigeman was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1965. He attended The Putney School, Putney, Vermont, from 1979 to 1983, and graduated from Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Theatre in 1987. He has been married to Linda D. Eigeman since 1993. They have a son, born in 2008.[3]


Eigeman has appeared in these films: Kicking and Screaming (1995), Mr. Jealousy (1997), Highball (1997), Maid in Manhattan (2002), Crazy Little Thing (aka The Perfect You) (2002), The Treatment (2006).

Eigeman has appeared in these TV series: It's Like, You Know..., Gilmore Girls, Malcolm in the Middle, Homicide: Life on the Street, Fringe, and Girls.

In 1992, Eigeman filmed a pilot for an American version of the British cult sci-fi television show Red Dwarf playing the part of Arnold Rimmer; however, the show was not picked up as a series. During the mid-1990s, he appeared in a series of television advertisements for Pacific Bell that highlighted his sarcastic, straight ahead delivery. In these spots, Eigeman always appeared in dark suit and tie, regardless of the situation.

Eigeman wrote and directed the film Turn the River (2007).



  1. ^ Stephen Holden (August 3, 1990). "New Face; Crashing A Socialite's Cozy World". The New York Times. Retrieved April 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ Hillary Frey (October 16, 2007). "'90s Boy Grows Up". The New York Observer. Retrieved April 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Linda Lee (2 May 1999). "A NIGHT OUT WITH: Chris Eigeman; Last Exit for Whining". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 

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