Chris Geere

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Chris Geere
Born
Christopher William Geere

(1981-03-18) 18 March 1981 (age 38)
OccupationActor
Years active2001–present
Spouse(s)Jennifer Sawdon (m. 2010)
Children1

Christopher William Geere (born 18 March 1981) is an English actor. He is best known for playing the lead role of Jimmy Shive-Overly in the FXX comedy You're the Worst and Roger Clifford in the 2019 movie Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

Career[edit]

Geere portrayed the character of Matt Wilding on the BBC series Waterloo Road. In January 2009, just as the fourth series of Waterloo Road began airing, Geere said that he would not be returning for the fifth series.[2] He starred on the FXX hit comedy series You're the Worst, which ran for five seasons from 2014 to 2019.[3]

In 2019, he took on the role of Roger Clifford in the urban fantasy film Pokémon Detective Pikachu alongside Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Geere was born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. He married Jennifer Sawdon, a singer-songwriter and pianist, in 2010. Their son, Freddie, was born in 2012.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Wondrous Oblivion Mrs. Wilson's grandson
2007 Blood and Chocolate Ulf
2008 Lawnchairs & Grappling Hooks Simon Short
The Prince and Me 3: A Royal Honeymoon King Edvard / Eddie Direct-to-video
2010 The Prince and Me 4: The Elephant Adventure
2011 Endless Abraham Short
2012 Cleanskin Nick
2013 After Earth Hesper Navigator
2014 The Last Showing Jamie
2016 Urge Vick
2018 Deadtectives Sam Whitner
The Festival Brother David
2019 Detective Pikachu Roger Clifford

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Band of Brothers German Soldier Unknown episodes
2002 TLC Medical Student 1 episode – Season 1, Episode 6: Agency Nurse
Casualty Longfellow 1 episode – Season 18, Episode 16: Eat, Drink and Be Merry
2003 Trust Andy Boyd 3 episodes – Season 1, Episode 1,2 and 3
Adventure Inc. Ben 2 episodes – Season 1, Episode 12: Angel of St. Edmunds and Season 1, Episode 13: Echoes of the Past
Danielle Cable: Eyewitness Josh Harman TV movie
Reversals Student TV movie
2004 The Bill Michael Sparks 1 episode – Season 20, Episode 61
2005 Family Affairs Joel Dobson 2 episodes – Season 9, Episode 256 and Season 9 Episode 257
2006 Bombshell Gunner Dean McGowan 7 episodes – Season 1, Episode 1–7
2007–2009, 2011–2012 Waterloo Road Matt Wilding 60 episodes
2008 EastEnders Anton 2 episodes
2010 Hollyoaks Dale Greer 1 episode
Missing Lee Beckett 1 episode – Season 2, Episode 5
Pete Versus Life Kurt 5 episodes – Season 1, Episode 1–5
Holby City Patrick Wright 1 episode – Season 13, Episode 4: Queen's Gambit
2012 Doctors Tom Malone 1 episode – Season 14, Episode 6: A Little on the Side
Little Crackers Harry 1 episode – Season 3, Episode 1: Joanna Lumley's Little Cracker: Baby, Be Blonde
2013 The Spa Bolek Glodwisky 6 episodes- Season 1, Episode 2–7
Trollied Richard France Series 3
2014 Death in Paradise Max Leigh Series 3, Episode 4
Outnumbered Tommy Series 5, Episode 6
2014–2019 You're the Worst Jimmy Shive-Overly Series lead, 62 episodes
2017 Ill Behaviour Joel 3 Episodes - Series 1
2018 Modern Family Dr. Arvin Fennerman 7 episodes – Season 9–10, recurring role
2019 This Way Up Freddie Recurring role

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC - Press Office - Waterloo Road series three: Chris Geere plays Matt Wilding". www.bbc.co.uk. 4 October 2007. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Waterloo Road Interview". Archived from the original on 1 February 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2009.
  3. ^ Schwartz, Ryan (28 June 2017). "You're the Worst Season 4, Better Things Season 2 Get Premiere Dates". TVLine. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  4. ^ Holland, Patrick (11 May 2019). "You're the Worst star Chris Geere talks Detective Pikachu and wanting to be Doctor Who". Cnet.
  5. ^ McKeegan, Alice (23 January 2013). "Waterloo Road star and his wife backs 'breast is best' bid". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 11 September 2015.

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