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Chris Young (actor)

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Years active
1986 – present

Chris Young


Dick Young, Judy Young

Chris Young wearing white polka dot polo, jeans and polka dot socks

Full Name
Christopher Tyler Young

April 28, 1971 (age 52) (

Movies and TV shows
Similar People
Lea Moreno Young, Ian Giatti, Lucy Deakins, Anthony Hickox, Keith Coogan

Zodiac Sign

6.4 ft

Actor, director, producer

Net Worth
$1 Million - $5 Million (As of 2021)

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


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He is a famous American actor, producer and director.

Apart from his acting, he co-produced and starred in the NBC movie 'Killing Mr. Griffin' in 1997. 

In 2005 he produced 'The Proud Family' Movie for the Disney Channel. 

He produced twelve music videos for American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson in 2006.

Life and career

Chris Young wearing brown leather jacket

Young was born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Judy (née Kreutz), a teacher and librarian, and Dick Young, a businessman. 

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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. 

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He starred in many other television shows and several feature-length films thereafter including PCU, Book of Love and The Great Outdoors.

Chris Young wearing blue sweatshirt while his arms crossed

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

Chris Young wearing black coat and green turtle neck

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.


1998 Falling Sky
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (Video)
Rob (voice)
1997 Step by Step (TV Series)
Chip Dahlgren
- Goodbye, Mr. Chip (1997)
1997 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (Video)
Rob (voice)
1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie)
1997 Life with Louie (TV Series)
- The Thank You Note (1997)
- The Good, the Bad & the Glenns (1997)
1996 Married with Children (TV Series)
- Enemies (1996)
1996 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
- My Fair Darby (1996)
1995 Dave's World (TV Series)
- Leave a Mystery at the Beep (1995)
1995 Friends (TV Series)
Steven Fishman
- The One with Five Steaks and an Eggplant (1995)
1995 The Itsy Bitsy Spider (TV Series)
- Sugar Coated Spider (1995) ... (voice)
1994 In the Living Years
1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Bob Randolph
- Runaway Daughters (1994)
1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice (TV Movie)
Bernard Pinsky
1994 Politically Correct Party Animals
Tom Lawrence
1994 Deep Down
1993 Crime & Punishment (TV Series)
- Our Denial (1993)
1993 Warlock: The Armageddon
Kenny Travis
1992 Breaking the Silence (TV Movie)
Kenny Becker
1991 December
Stuart Brayton
1991 The Runestone
1990 Married People (1990-1991 TV Series)
Allen Campbell
1990 Book of Love
Jack Twiller
1989 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Chris Agretti
- Merry Christmas, Charley
- Luck Wave
- Doctor Dollars
- God of the Grape
1989 Live-In (TV Series)
Danny Mathews
1988 Jake's Journey (TV Movie)
1988 Dance 'Til Dawn (TV Movie)
Dan Lefcourt
1988 The Great Outdoors
Buck Ripley
1987 Max Headroom ( 1987-1988 TV Series)
Bryce Lynch
1988 She's Having a Baby
Buck from 'The Great Outdoors'
Dead of Nowhere 3D
2006 The Need (Short)
1999 The New Adventures of A.R.K. ( 1999-2000 TV Series)
1998 The Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series)
1997 ARK, the Adventures of Animal Rescue Kids (TV Series)
- The Witch's Shadow
- That Rodeo Gal
- Shark!
- Fox Follies
- Bearly Trapped
- A Place Called Home
- A Dog's Life
N/A Meet the Voxels (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot ... (executive producer)
2011 Dead of Nowhere 3D (Short) (producer)
2005 The Proud Family Movie (TV Movie) (producer)
1999 The New Adventures of A.R.K. ( 1999-2000 TV Series)
1998 1001 Nights (Short) (co-producer)
1997 Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie) (co-producer)
1997 ARK, the Adventures of Animal Rescue Kids (TV Series)
- The Witch's Shadow ... (executive producer)
- That Rodeo Gal ... (executive producer)
- Shark! ... (executive producer)
- Fox Follies ... (executive producer)
- Bearly Trapped ... (executive producer)
- A Place Called Home ... (executive producer)
- A Dog's Life ... (executive producer)
2014 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Self - Musical Guest
- Kristin Chenoweth/Jeff Dunham/Chris Young (2014)
1990 America's Top 10 (TV Series)
- Top 10 Teen Acts of the 80's (1990) ... Self
1989 The Real Chris Young (Video documentary short)
1989 1989 Kids' Choice Awards (TV Special)
Self - Presenter


Chris Young (actor) Wikipedia