May 3, 1948 |
Viroqua, Wisconsin, U.S.
Chris Mulkey (born May 3, 1948) is an American film and television actor.
Mulkey appeared in Captain Phillips, Patti Rocks, Against the Wall, Cloverfield, the NBC TV movie Knight Rider, and 24. He appeared on Boardwalk Empire, Friday Night Lights, Boomtown and Justified, and has acted since the mid-1970s, such as Baretta and Twin Peaks.
He played the main character in the controversial music video to Supertramp's 1985 song "Brother Where You Bound". He appeared in the Wing Commander franchise as Jacob "Hawk" Manley. He appeared in the science fiction action film The Hidden, and the 1989 sci-fi cop film K-9000. He has appeared in more recent films as The Purge, Slow Burn, Sanitarium and The Identical. In 2014, he had a cameo role in Whiplash. He has a southern blues band Chris Mulkey and the Seekers.
Mulkey was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and was married to actress Karen Landry until her death in 2015.
- Paulson, Dave (July 4, 2013). "Actor Chris Mulkey shares musical side with Nashville at 'Let Freedom Sing!'". The Tennessean. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
- Chris Mulkey at the Internet Movie Database
- Melhuish, Martin (1986). The Supertramp Book. Toronto, Canada: Omnibus Press. p. 192. ISBN 0-9691272-2-7.
- "Chris Mulkey profile". The New York Times. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
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