|Chris Elliott Quick Info|
|Date of Birth||May 31, 1960|
Chris Elliott is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and author who is best known for being the son of the comedian Bob Elliot.
Christopher Nash Elliott
New York City, New York United States
According to sources, Chris was an attendee of the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in mid-1979.
Actor, Comedian, Writer, Director, Author
- Father – Robert Brackett Elliott (Actor, Comedian)
- Mother – Lee Peppers (Model, TV Director)
- Siblings – Shannon Elliot (Older Sister), Amy Elliot (Older Sister), Colony Elliot (Older Sister), Bob Elliott Jr. (Older Brother)
Chris is represented by United Talent Agency.
6 ft or 183 cm
87 kg or 192 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chris Elliot’s name has been linked with –
- Paula Niedert (1986-Present) – They married one another on March 8, 1986. They have 2 daughters named Abby Elliot (b. June 16, 1987) and Bridey Elliott (July 27, 1990). Both of his daughters are actresses and comedians.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, German, Scottish, and distant French ancestry.
Due to his age, strands of white hair are beginning to become visible.
- Sports a beard
- Chris wears a pair of oval-shaped spectacles
- He is partially bald on the front side of his head
Chris has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –
- Avocados From Mexico
- Baked Tostitos
Chris Elliott Favorite Things
- People To Work With – Adam Resnick, Keenen Wayans
- Time In His Career – When he was between 22 and 23 years old and lived in New York City in the Upper West Side
Chris Elliott Facts
- He was brought up in the Upper East Side neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
- His father was well known for being a member of the comedy team Bob and Ray.
- Prior to becoming an actor, he worked as a production assistant on the Late Night with David Letterman show since it first aired on television in February 1982. Later, in 1983, he started to write for the show and began to appear on camera often.
- By the end of the ’80s, Chris had earned himself the break that he needed to launch his acting career and at the time was notably known for the quirky and oddball characters he created and portrayed on Late Night with David Letterman such as The Conspiracy Guy, The Panicky Guy, The Guy Under The Seats, The Fugitive Guy, The Regulator Guy, and A Television Miracle. He even played parody characters such as that of actor Marlon Brando and Morton Downey, Jr. Later, in 1990, he quit the show.
- He co-wrote the show FDR: A One Man Show which was spoof based on the life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
- Chris is also the author of 4 books, Daddy’s Boy: A Son’s Shocking Account of Life with a Famous Father (1989), The Shroud of the Thwacker (2005), Into Hot Air (2007), and The Guy Under The Sheets.
- His house in Old Lyme, Connecticut was once a nut museum.
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