Christopher Wiehl

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Christopher Wiehl
Born Christopher Richard Wiehl
(1970-10-29) October 29, 1970 (age 47)
Yakima, Washington, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995-present

Christopher Wiehl (born (1970-10-29)October 29, 1970) is an American actor.

Life and career[edit]

Wiehl was born in Yakima, Washington and is of Danish and German descent. His father, Dick Wiehl, was an agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in dramatic arts. He is the younger brother of author and Fox News Channel legal analyst Lis Wiehl.[1]

Wiehl starred in several plays during college including Henry V, The Owl and the Pussycat and Lonestar.[1]

Perhaps his most prominent role has been as the quarterback Derek McConnell in ESPN's short-lived series Playmakers. Wiehl has made guest appearances on television shows including Popular, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Birds of Prey and Charmed (for the episode Animal Pragmatism). He had a spotlight role in the 2000 film Broken Hearts Club as J.Crew Guy. He also played a small role in the movie Can't Hardly Wait.

Wiehl was a guest star on Buffy the Vampire Slayer during season one, in the role of "Owen" in the episode "Never Kill a Boy on the First Date". He also played a police officer in Hollywood Homicide in 2003 as "Cheeseburger Cop".

In 2006, he played Jake Dunne on Love Monkey. He had a recurring role as Roger on Jericho. He plays art gallery owner Patrick on Switched at Birth.


Year Film Role Other notes
1991 JAG Sergeant Barnes TV Series (1 Episode)
1995 Space: Above and Beyond Ensign TV Series (1 Episode)
1997 Dark Skies Nat Heller TV Series (1 Episode)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Owen Thurman TV Series (1 Episode)
Wings Shawn Palmer TV Series (1 Episode)
Cybill Karate Instructor TV Series (1 Episode)
Boy Meets World Dexter TV Series (1 Episode)
Jenny Jeremy TV Series (1 Episode)
1998 Bronx County TV Series
My Engagement Party Tom Movie
Gunshy Tim Movie
Clueless Lifeguard TV Series (1 Episode)
Girl Mark Movie
Can't Hardly Wait Horny Guy Movie
Any Day Now Carter Trent TV Series (1 Episode)
Yakima Wash Movie
Early Edition Eric Van Owen TV Series (1 Episode)
1999 Cold Hearts Charles Movie
Mutiny TV Series
Payne Eric TV Series (1 Episode)
Pensacola: Wings of Gold Swamp TV Series (3 Episodes)
Popular Leo Ferrara TV Series (2 Episodes)
2000 The Broken Hearts Club: A Romantic Comedy J. Crew Guy Movie
Charmed The Snake TV Series (1 Episode)
ER Mr. Lattimer TV Series (1 Episode)
2000–2001 Bull Carson Boyd TV Series (20 Episodes)
2001–2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Hank Peddigrew TV Series (7 Episodes)
2001 The Groomsmen Jay Movie
Touched by an Angel Billy TV Series (1 Episode)
2002 First Monday Jerry Klein TV Series (13 Episodes)
2003–2006 Playmakers Derek McConnell TV Series (12 Episodes)
2003 Birds Of Prey Jack Barrett TV Series (1 Episode)
Dry Cycle Roy Movie
Hollywood Homicide Cheeseburger Cop Movie
Monk Scott Gregorio TV Series (1 Episode)
2004 Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman Young Nathan TV Series
Clubhouse Kenny Baines TV Series (2 Episodes)
2005, 2008 Las Vegas James Riley TV Series (2 Episodes)
2005 North Shore Greg Lasser TV Series (1 Episode)
2006 Community Service Jerry TV Series
Love Monkey Jake Dunne TV Series (8 Episodes)
Ghost Whisperer Matt Vonner TV Series (1 Episode)
2006–2007 Jericho Roger Hammond TV Series (7 Episodes)
2007 Private Practice Jeffrey TV Series (2 Episodes)
2008 Without a Trace Jay Mccann TV Series (1 Episode)
Moonlight and Mistletoe Peter TV Movie
2010 Farewell Mr.Kringle Mark Stanford TV Movie
2011 Body of Proof Bill Hemington TV Series (1 Episode)
2012 Switched at Birth Patrick TV Series (7 Episodes)
2016 The Devil Dolls Sheriff Matt Film


  1. ^ a b "Biography for Christopher Wiehl". Retrieved 2006-10-11. 

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