Chris O'Neal

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Chris O'Neal
Christopher Richard O'Neal

(1994-04-04) April 4, 1994 (age 25)
Years active2011–present

Christopher Richard O'Neal[1] (born April 4, 1994) is an American actor. He is known for his role in the 2012 Nickelodeon television series How to Rock.

Early life[edit]

O'Neal, a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey, attended Teaneck High School, and previously attended Teaneck Community Charter School.[citation needed] He appeared in several commercials and in a Saturday Night Live skit before getting his first recurring role.[2]


O'Neal's first major role was in the 2012 Nickelodeon comedy series How to Rock, playing the role of Kevin Reed,[3][4] a high school freshman who is the drummer for the band Gravity 5. The same year he also co-hosted the Nickelodeon series, You Gotta See This, with Noah Crawford.[5]

In 2013 O'Neal had a starring role in the 2013 Nickelodeon television film Swindle.[6][7][8] In 2016 he was cast in a starring role on the 2017 Netflix drama series Greenhouse Academy.[9]

In 2014 Chris dropped his EP "Just getting started".[citation needed]


Television and film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2012 How to Rock Kevin Reed Main role, 25 episodes; as Christopher O'Neal
2012 You Gotta See This Himself Co-host
2013 Swindle Ben Dupree Television movie
2015 Raven's Touch Jack Film
2015 K.C. Undercover River Episode: "All Howl's Eve"
2016 Here We Go Again Kevin Episode: "Second Time Around"
2017-Present Greenhouse Academy Daniel Hayward Main role


  1. ^ "How to Rock – Press Site – Bios – Christopher O'Neal". January 2012. Archived from the original on January 29, 2012.
  2. ^ Rohan, Virginia. "Teaneck teen actor lands his dream role" Archived November 10, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, The Record, February 2, 2012. Accessed February 3, 2012.
  3. ^ "Nickelodeon's New Series 'How To Rock' Premieres Saturday, February 4" (Press release). Nickelodeon. December 21, 2011. Retrieved August 22, 2017 – via TV by the Numbers.
  4. ^ Lowry, Brian (February 2, 2012). "Review: 'How to Rock'". Variety. Retrieved August 22, 2017.
  5. ^ Lesley Goldberg (August 3, 2012). "Two Spinoffs, Animated Pilot From 'SpongeBob' Scribe Part of Ambitious Nickelodeon Slate". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  6. ^ Marechal, AJ (October 3, 2012). "Nick stars set to 'Swindle'". Variety. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  7. ^ Strecker, Erin (August 22, 2013). "'Swindle': Jennette McCurdy, Ariana Grande movie has tweens buzzing". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 23, 2017.
  8. ^ "Nickelodeon's 'Swindle' Takes the Top Spot With Kids and Tweens for the Week, Drawing 4.2 Million Total Viewers" (Press release). Nickelodeon. August 27, 2013. Retrieved August 23, 2017 – via TV by the Numbers.
  9. ^ Schwindt, Oriana (July 27, 2016). "Netflix Renews Chelsea Handler's 'Chelsea,' 'Lady Dynamite' and Casts Jennifer Garner as a Llama". Variety. Retrieved May 21, 2017.

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