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Christopher Thomas
SAG AEA AFTRA British Actors Equity (American Member)
Height: 6’1” Weight: 180 lbs. Hair: Silver Eyes: Brown

Member
Academy of Television Arts and Sciences        British Academy of Film and Television Arts
The Players NYC    Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters  


Biography


From New York to London to Los Angeles, Christopher has accomplished an extensive television and theatre career in both contemporary and classical works.  After completing two year drama studies
with the renowned Stella Adler at her New York Conservatory and a season of regional theatre,
Chris headed for the west coast where he continues to work in television and theatre.

On screen, his Guest Starring and Recurring roles encompass “good guys and bad guys” in such hit television series as “General Hospital”, “Murder She Wrote”, “MacGyver”, “Hill Street Blues” and
the two hour special of “The Rockford Files”.  Miniseries, Movies of the Week  and Cable series include
Herman Wouk’s “The Winds Of War”, James A. Michener’s “Centennial”, ”Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy”,
“Rosie: The Rosemary Clooney Story” and Jacqueline Susann’s “Valley Of The Dolls” to name just a few.

On stage, Chris’ wide range of performances include Tiger Brown in Bertoht Brecht and Kurt Weill’s
“The Threepenny Opera”, Doc in Ray Bradbury’s  Irish comedy “Falling Upward”, Marcus Hubbard in        Lillian Hellman’s post Civil War drama “Another Part Of The Forest”, the title role in Joshua Logan’s hilarious “Mister Roberts” and Lord Orsino in William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night”.
One of Chris’ rewarding challenges was creating the dual roles of movie mogul David O. Selznick
and Australian actor Peter Finch in Jesse Lasky  Jr’s. production of “Vivien” the life and loves Vivien Leigh.

Edgy roles always attracting  Chris to “go for it”, prompted author-director Athol Fugard to comment          “With your strong characterization and accent, you can walk the streets of South Africa and pass”.
Chris is most grateful for the opportunity of working with such artist as Ray Bradbury,  Lauren Bacall,      James Garner, Rue McClanahan, Robert Mitchum, and Charlton Heston.  In the UK, Janet Suzman,
Paul Unwin, Peter Duffell and Timothy West.

While living in London, Christopher made his British stage debut in Wales as Ben in Arthur Miller’s         “Death Of A Salesman”, an award winning United Kingdom tour directed by Janet Suzman. Chris is an American member in the British Actors Equity and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

As a member of the Activities Advisory Committee of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,
Chris put on his producer’s hat and created the highly acclaimed in-house specials
“An Evening with Ray Bradbury” and “A Salute to the Westerns”.

Christopher currently serves on the Board of Directors of the AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union and sits
on it’s Supervisory Committee. Chris is an active member of the Development Committee for Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters and has served on the Allocations Committee for the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
 
Off stage, Chris and his wife, Maggie spend time together either playing tennis, working out at the gym, visiting museums, attending lectures and concerts, in their car “headin’ out” for just about anywhere or
simply enjoying their home in the beautiful Burbank hills. . To round out their active lifestyle , they  also
volunteer at The Motion Picture and Television Fund and are members of the Fund’s Circle of Friends.