|Born||Christopher Kennedy Masterson
January 22, 1980
Long Island, New York, U.S.
|Relatives||Danny Masterson (brother)
Jordan Masterson (maternal half-brother)
Alanna Masterson (maternal half-sister)
Will Masterson (paternal half-brother)
Christopher Kennedy Masterson (born January 22, 1980) is an American actor and disc jockey known best for his role as Francis on Malcolm in the Middle. He is the younger brother of Danny Masterson, and the older half-brother of Alanna Masterson, and Jordan Masterson.
Masterson played Geoff in the direct-to-video movie Dragonheart: A New Beginning, the sequel to Dragonheart. Masterson is best known for playing the character of trouble-making Francis in the sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. He took on the role for six years, from 2000–2006. In 2003 he played Edward Linton in MTV's Wuthering Heights. Masterson portrayed a lead character in the films Scary Movie 2, Waterborne, Made for Each Other and Intellectual Property. He guest starred in two episodes of That '70s Show, alongside his brother, Danny. In the USA Network television series White Collar, he played Josh Roland in the episode "Where There's a Will". He also played Scotty O'Neal in the movie My Best Friend's Wedding. In 2012, Masterson had a guest role on the TBS series Men at Work as a concierge named Archie. His brother, Danny Masterson, plays Milo, on the show, although the two did not share any scenes together.
Masterson was born on Long Island, New York, the son of Carol Masterson, a manager, and Peter Masterson, an insurance agent. Masterson, like his brother Danny Masterson, is a follower of Scientology. The two have invested in restaurants together. He also has a half-sister, actress Alanna Masterson, and a half-brother, actor Jordan Masterson.
|1988||Hiroshima Maiden||Timmy Bennett||TV Movie|
|Mom I Can Do It||Danny Morris|
|My Best Friend's Wedding||Scotty O'Neal|
|Ecce Pirate||Young Ecce||Short|
|American History X||Daryl Dawson|
|2000||Dragonheart: A New Beginning||Geoff|
|2001||Strange Frequency||Todd||TV Movie|
|Nice Guys Finish Last||Billy||Short|
|Scary Movie 2||Buddy|
|2003||Wuthering Heights||Edward Linton|
|2008||The Art of Travel||Conner Layne|
|2009||Made for Each Other||Dan|
|1993||Murphy Brown||Young Avery||Episode "One"|
|1994||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Lewis Bing||Episode: "Just One Lullaby"|
|The Road Home||Sawyer Matson||6 episodes|
|1996||The Client||Tommy Powers||Episode: "Private Lives"|
|1997||Touched by an Angel||Doc||Episode: "Children of the Night"|
|1998||The Pretender||Chris Conti||Episode: "Toy Surprise"|
|Millennium||Landon Bryce||Episode: "A Room with No View"|
|2000–2006||Malcolm in the Middle||Francis||Main cast; 118 episodes
YoungStar Award for Best Young Ensemble Cast (2000)
Nominated – Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a TV Series (2001)
|2002||That '70s Show||Todd||2 episodes|
|The Dead Zone||Todd Paley||Episode: "Quality of Life"|
|2003–2004||The Wild Thornberrys||Shane G.||Voice; 5 episodes|
|2011||White Collar||Josh Roland||Episode: "Where There's a Will"|
|2012||Men at Work||Hotel Clerk||Episode: "Toilet of Eden"|
|2013||Onion News Empire||Sam West||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2014||Haven||Morgan Gardener||2 episodes|
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- Brenoff, Ann (December 8, 2008). "Christopher Masterson, Laura Prepon sell Los Feliz home for $2,280,000". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 25, 2010.
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- Christopher Masterson on IMDb
- "Chris Masterson on Life after 'Malcolm in the Middle'". Interview at adrinkwith.com. Retrieved June 6, 2016.