Chris Wylde

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Chris Wylde
Chris Wylde at a Clippers game 2014-01-22 15-30.jpg
Wylde at a Clippers game
Born Christopher Scott Noll
(1976-08-22) August 22, 1976 (age 39)
Hackettstown, New Jersey, U.S.
Education American University (1998),
Saint Thomas Choir School (1990)
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Shilpa Shah Noll (m. 2009)
Children 1

Chris Wylde (born Christopher Scott Noll; August 22, 1976) is an American actor.

Early life[edit]

Chris was born in Hackettstown, New Jersey and raised in Belvidere, New Jersey. He also lived in Verona, New Jersey and Allendale, New Jersey.[1] Both his parents are United Methodist ministers.

Chris attended the Saint Thomas Choir School in Manhattan. While there he sang with the St. Thomas Boys Choir and Carly Simon on the song "Let the River Run", which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the film Working Girl, a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song-Motion Picture (1989), and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture (1989).

Chris went to the American University in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre - Performance. He hosted his own late night talk show Midnight with Chris Noll on the student run campus television station, ATV - American University Television, which became The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central in 2001.



Chris Wylde is currently filming McG's The Babysitter. Chris Wylde played the role of Mr. Fillmore in The DUFF. Wylde's first job in the movies was when he was 11 years old singing in Mike Nichols' Working Girl. His first film acting role was in Clint Eastwood's Space Cowboys playing Jason, the birthday boy. His scene "Scare in the Air" was also the big screen debut of actor Jon Hamm. Wylde was cast alongside Johnny Knoxville in a memorable scene from Coyote Ugly which appeared in all the film's trailers and commercials. Both Space Cowboys and Coyote Ugly opened in theaters on the same day, August 4, 2000. Wylde's other films include: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Duff, All's Faire in Love, Earth to Echo, Evolution, Fred: The Movie, Joe Dirt, Lucky Bastard, My Date With Drew, My First Mister, The Revenant, Spring Break Lawyer, Coffee, Kill Boss, and The Ten.

In 2009 Chris Wylde was named Best Actor at the New York City Horror Film Festival for his work in The Revenant. He shared this award with co-star David Anders.


Chris starred in the PBS series Standard Deviants with Kerry Washington and T.J. Miller, played Barry in Julie Brown's Strip Mall, hosted the game show Taboo based on the popular board game and starred in Filmfakers on AMC with Sherrod Small.

Chris Wylde created, wrote, produced, and starred in The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central.

Chris provides multiple voices for Pickle and Peanut and plays the Bread Baron on Disney's Future-Worm! on Disney XD.

Chris Wylde guest-starred on sitcoms: Happyish, Jessie, Just Shoot Me!, Watching Ellie, Jonas L.A., Pair of Kings, Good Luck Charlie, and A.N.T. Farm.

Chris guest-starred on a memorable 2002 episode of Trading Spaces and in 2007 was voted their Funniest Home Owner.

In 2005 Chris pranked American Idol, posing as a rapping nanny. VH1 named it one of the 40 Greatest Pranks in TV History.

Chris had recurring roles as Gene on Legit on FXX and Ricky on General Hospital.

Chris was the top center square for a week on Hollywood Squares.

Chris Wylde created and executive-produced the series Dad Camp on VH1.


Chris starred as Woof in Hair, alongside Tracie Thoms at the Studio Theatre and won the Helen Hayes Award for Best Resident Musical. The cast performed at the Kennedy Center.

Chris was nominated for an Irene Ryan Award for his performance as Count Jolimaitre in "Fashion: Or Life in New York".

In the summer of 2013, Chris starred in the one-act comedy The Third Date at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. He played the role of Helmer.[2]


Chris has done over 100 commercials for products such as: Petco, Verizon, DiGiorno Pizza, State Farm, Fox Sports NBA, ESPN Monday Night Football, Taco Bell, Del Taco, Wendy's, Budweiser, Corona, Heineken, California Cheese, Comcast, Xfinity, Bell South, Alltel, Nintendo, PlayStation, NBA2K, Toyota, Champs, La-Z Boy, Ritz, Cinnamon Toast Crunch and others.

Chris starred alongside Busta Rhymes in what the Huffington Post called "the worst commercial ever created" [3]


Chris wrote and created the popular web series Dadholes, in which he also stars alongside Darrell Britt-Gibson.

His 6 episodes of Dadholes have received over 3.9 million views on Chris Wylde's YouTube page alone. You can see them here:

More original Dadholes content is available at



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Space Cowboys Jason
2000 Coyote Ugly College Guy
2001 My First Mister Waiter
2001 Joe Dirt Railroad Boy
2001 Evolution Student
2007 The Ten Kevin Lipworth
2007 Descent Chris
2009 The Revenant Joey
2009 All's Faire in Love Prince Rank
2010 Fred: The Movie Security Guard
2011 Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred Security Guard
2013 Coffee, Kill Boss Chuck Quinn
2014 Earth to Echo Security Guard
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Chris Cummings
2015 The Duff Mr. Fillmore
2016 The Babysitter Melanie's Annoying Dad
Year Title Role Notes
2000–01 Strip Mall Barry 22 episodes
2001 The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde Chris Wylde 11 episodes
2002 Watching Ellie Production Assistant
2002 Trading Spaces Himself
2002-2003 Taboo! Host 44 episodes
2003 Filmfakers Ensemble 6 episodes
2003 Hollywood Squares Himself 5 episodes
2003 Just Shoot Me! Max
2004 General Hospital Ricky 3 episodes
2005 American Idol Rapping Nanny
2010 Jonas Mad Mad Marty
2010 Pair of Kings Two Peg 2 episodes
2011 Good Luck Charlie Corporal Kwikki
2011 A.N.T. Farm Mr. Marceau
2014 Legit Gene 2 episodes
2014 Jessie Grover/Lord Thunderblood
2015 Happyish Hitler
2015 Pickle and Peanut Various Roles 3 episodes


  1. ^ Strauss, Robert. "IN PERSON; Hide Those Children. A Jersey Guy's on TV.", The New York Times, July 22, 2001. Accessed February 11, 2011. "On Aug. 5 at 11:30 p.m., The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde, a 24-year-old who grew up as Chris Noll in Belvidere, Verona and Allendale, will premiere as the first late-night show on the cable network Comedy Central... So far, I think, the most famous person out of Northern Highlands Regional High School is Vinnie Testaverde's niece, he said."
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