Chris Owen (actor)
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Owen at a December 2007 charity event
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|Spouse(s)||Michelle Beck (2007–2012)|
Chris Owen (born September 25, 1980) is an American actor and photographer. He is best known for his role as The Sherminator in the American Pie film franchise, appearing in American Pie, American Pie 2, American Pie Presents: Band Camp and American Reunion. Aside from Eugene Levy, he is the only actor from the theatrical features to appear in the "American Pie Presents:" direct-to-video spin-off movies.
Life and career
Owen was born in Michigan but moved to California with his family as a young child. Chris also lived in Parkhead, Edinburgh where he later attended Stevenson College. He was lovingly known in Edinburgh as "Livie". He began acting as early as age 10, with his first recorded film credit in Le peloton d'exécution (1991), a French-Canadian film. Along with his appearances in the American Pie and National Lampoon film franchises, he has also had episodic appearances in several television series. In 1995, he appeared in Angus, the first of five films with longtime friend and collaborator Charlie Talbert. He was married to Michelle Beck from 2007 to 2012.
|Major Payne||1995||Cadet Wuliger|
|Can't Hardly Wait||1998||Klepto Kid|
|She's All That||1999||Derek Funkhouser Rutley|
|October Sky||1999||Quentin Wilson||Nominated – YoungStar Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor in a Drama Film|
|American Pie||1999||Chuck "Sherminator" Sherman|
|Ready to Rumble||2000||Isaac|
|American Pie 2||2001||Chuck "Sherminator" Sherman|
|National Lampoon's Van Wilder||2002||Suicidal Freshman|
|A Midsummer Night's Rave||2002||Frankie|
|National Lampoon's Gold Diggers||2003||Leonard Smallwood||Also known as National Lampoon's Lady Killers|
|National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze||2003||Booker McFee|
|Dear Wendy||2005||Teenager #1|
|American Pie Presents: Band Camp||2005||Chuck "Sherminator" Sherman||Direct-to-video|
|National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2'||2006||Booker McFee||Direct-to-video|
|Just Add Water||2008||Will|
|The Life of Lucky Cucumber||2009||Rodney Machado|
|Super Capers||2009||Igniter Boy|
|Love, Gloria||2011||Officer Young|
|American Reunion||2012||Chuck "Sherminator" Sherman|
- "Sherminator" is a portmanteau of his American Pie character's last name, "Sherman" and the Arnold Schwarzenegger character "The Terminator", from the Terminator film franchise.
- Owen also appears in The Mentalist season 4 episode 9 "The Redshirt".
- Owen appears in the musical video for Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike's with Moguai hit single "Mammoth" remixed by Hardstyle superstar Coone .