Chris Mulkey

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Chris Mulkey
Born (1948-05-03) May 3, 1948 (age 68)
Viroqua, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1977-present
Spouse(s) Karen Landry

Chris Mulkey (born May 3, 1948) is an American film and television actor.


Mulkey appeared in Captain Phillips,[1] Patti Rocks, Against the Wall, Cloverfield, the NBC TV movie Knight Rider, and 24. He appeared on Boardwalk Empire,[1][2] Friday Night Lights, Boomtown and Justified, and has acted since the mid-1970s, such as Baretta and Twin Peaks.[1][2]

He played the main character in the controversial music video to Supertramp's 1985 song "Brother Where You Bound".[3] 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.[4] 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.[2] He has a southern blues band Chris Mulkey and the Seekers.

Personal life[edit]

Mulkey was born in Viroqua, Wisconsin and was married to actress Karen Landry until her death in 2015.


  1. ^ a b c Paulson, Dave (July 4, 2013). "Actor Chris Mulkey shares musical side with Nashville at 'Let Freedom Sing!'". The Tennessean. Retrieved December 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Chris Mulkey at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Melhuish, Martin (1986). The Supertramp Book. Toronto, Canada: Omnibus Press. p. 192. ISBN 0-9691272-2-7. 
  4. ^ "Chris Mulkey profile". The New York Times. Retrieved June 24, 2013. 

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