Chris Young (actor)

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Chris Young
Born Christopher Tyler Young
(1971-11-28) November 28, 1971 (age 45)
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director, producer
Years active 1987–2009
Spouse(s) Lea Moreno Young (2000–present)

Christopher Tyler "Chris" Young (born November 28, 1971) is an American actor, producer and director.

Life and career[edit]

Young was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Judy (née Kreutz), a teacher and librarian, and Dick Young, a businessman.[1] Young's show business career started at the age of 15 when he played Bryce Lynch, a child computer hacker prodigy, in the Max Headroom science fiction television series. He starred in many other television shows and several feature-length films thereafter including PCU, Book of Love and The Great Outdoors.

Further to his acting, Young co-produced and starred in the NBC movie Killing Mr. Griffin in 1997, produced The Proud Family Movie in 2005 for the Disney Channel and supervised post-production for the romantic comedy Marigold. Young has also been affiliated with the music industry, having produced twelve music videos for American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson's 2006 tour, producing and directing thirteen music videos for American girl group Slumber Party Girls and directing the music video "Struggle" for indie pop band Ringside.


Year Title Role Notes
1987–1988 Max Headroom Bryce Lynch 14 episodes
1988 Jake's Journey Jake Television movie
1988 She's Having a Baby Buck from The Great Outdoors Uncredited
1988 The Great Outdoors Buck Ripley
1988 Dance 'til Dawn Dan Lefcourt Television movie
1989 Live-In Danny Mathews 9 episodes
1989 Falcon Crest Chris Agretti 4 episodes
1990 The Runestone Jacob
1990 Book of Love Jack Twiller
1990–1991 Married People Allen Campbell 18 episodes
1991 December Stuart Brayton
1992 Breaking the Silence Kenny Becker Television movie
1993 Crime & Punishment Episode: "Our Denial"
1993 Warlock: The Armageddon Kenny Travis
1994 In the Living Years Crispy Alternative title: Letter to Dad
1994 PCU Tom Lawrence
1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice Bernard Pinsky Television movie
1994 Runaway Daughters Bob Randolph Television movie
1995 Deep Down Andy Alternative title: Conversations in Public Places
1995 Friends Steven Fisherman Episode: "The One with Five Steaks and an Eggplant"
1995 Dave's World Smitty Episode: "Leave a Mystery at the Beep"
1996 Minor Adjustments Brandon Episode: "My Fair Darby"
1996 Married... with Children Jackson Episode: "Enemies"
1997 Life with Louie Voice roles 3 episodes
1997 Killing Mr. Griffin Jeff Television movie
1997 Step By Step Chip Dahlgren Episode: "Goodbye, Mr. Chip"
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Rob (Voice) Direct-to-video release
1998 1001 Nights
1998 The Adventures of A.R.K.
Director, unknown episodes
1999 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Rob (Voice) Direct-to-video release
1999 Falling Sky Kyle
1999–2000 The New Adventures of A.R.K.
Director, 9 episodes
2005 The Proud Family Movie
Television movie
2006 The Need


  1. ^ "Chris Young Biography (1971-)". Retrieved 27 November 2009. 

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