Wylde at a Clippers game
|Born||Christopher Scott Noll
August 22, 1976
Hackettstown, New Jersey, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Shilpa Shah Noll|
Chris Wylde (born Christopher Scott Noll; August 22, 1976) is an American actor.
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 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.
Chris starred in the PBS series Standard Deviants with Kerry Washington, 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 guest-starred on a memorable 2002 episode of Trading Spaces and in 2007 was voted their Funniest Home Owner.
Chris was the top center square for a week on Hollywood Squares.
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.
Chris wrote and created the popular web series Dadholes, in which he also stars alongside Darrell Britt-Gibson.
His 5 episodes of Dadholes have received over 3.5 million views on Chris Wylde's YouTube page alone. You can see them here: http://www.chriswylde.com/
More original Dadholes content is available at http://www.dadholes.tumblr.com/
- 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."