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Chris Messina

Actor / Film Director | * 08/11/1974 (47) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
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Christopher Messina (born August 11, 1974) is an American actor. He had a lead role in the M. Night Shyamalan written horror film Devil. He has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Argo, Julie & Julia, Ruby Sparks, Celeste and Jesse Forever, You've Got Mail, Birds of Prey, and I Care a Lot. He starred in the film The Giant Mechanical Man, and he directed and acted in the film Alex of Venice. On television, he appeared in such roles as Ted Fairwell in Six Feet Under..."> ()
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Christopher Messina (born August 11, 1974) is an American actor and film director. He has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Argo, Julie & Julia, Ruby Sparks, Celeste and Jesse Forever, You've Got Mail, and Birds of Prey. He starred in the film The Giant Mechanical Man. On television, he appeared in roles as Chris Sanchez in Damages, Reese Lansing in The Newsroom and as Danny Castellano in The Mindy Project, the latter of which earned him two nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Chris Messina

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Movies with Chris Messina as Actor(45)

as Will2021 Call Jane
as Matt Sullivan2021 Dreamin’ Wild
as Dean Ericson2020 I Care a Lot
as Jason2020 She Dies Tomorrow
as Lewis2020 The Secrets We Keep
as Jeremy Woods2018 Blame
as Kenny2017 The Sweet Life
as Dion Bartolo2016 Live by Night
as Jake2016 Ordinary World
as Tango2015 Digging for Fire
as George2015 Alex of Venice
as Jacob2015 Manglehorn
as himself2014 Showing Up
as Narrator2014 The Oven
as Mitch2014 Palo Alto
as Jason2014 Cake
as Dave2013 Fairhaven
as Man2012 28 Hotel Rooms
as Harry2012 Ruby Sparks
as Malinov2012 Argo
as Brad2012 Denise
as Mike Appletree2011 Like Crazy
as Detective Bowden2010 Devil
as Phillip Greenberg2010 Greenberg
as Theo2010 Monogamy
as Ben Smith2010 An Invisible Sign
as Tom Garnett2009 Away We Go
as Eric Powell2009 Julie & Julia
as Max2008 Humboldt County
as Barry2008 Towelhead
as Dennis2008 Made of Honor
as Ira Black2006 Ira & Abby
as Baz2000 Turn It Up
as Fox Salesperson1998 You've Got Mail
as Corporal1998 The Siege
as Higgins1998 Rounders

TV Shows/Series with Chris Messina as Actor(9)

as Richard Willis2018 Sharp Objects
as Danny Castellano2012 The Mindy Project
as Reese Lansing2012 The Newsroom
2007 Damages
as Casey Edward Frank2005 Medium
as Ted Fairwell2001 Six Feet Under
as himself1997 The View

Movies with Chris Messina as Crew(5)

Directing/Director2015 Alex of Venice
Production/Executive Producer2013 Fairhaven
Production/Executive Producer2012 28 Hotel Rooms
Camera/Assistant Camera2009 Creative Nonfiction
Camera/Grip2009 Creative Nonfiction

Full Name: Chris Messina
Born: Sunday, 08/11 1974 (August) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 47 years + 165 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: William Esper Studio
Spouses (current/former): Jennifer Todd, Rosemarie DeWitt
Other names for Chris Messina (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Christopher Messina"
Chris Messina frequently works together with these people:
Ben Affleck (7x, Actor)
Nora Ephron (7x, Crew)
Mindy Kaling (6x, Actress)
Peter McRobbie (6x, Actor)
Quinn Shephard (6x, Actress)
Rashida Jones (5x, Actress)
John Krasinski (5x, Actor)
B.J. Novak (5x, Actor)
Amy Seimetz (5x, Actress)
Allen Coulter (5x, Crew)
Dianne Dreyer (5x, Crew)
Lil Henderson (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8333, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2022