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Name: Christopher McDonald  
Also Know As:
Date of Birth: 21st November 1976
Place of Birth: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Christopher McDonald (born February 15, 1955 in New York City, New York, USA) is an American actor. McDonald is probably best known as the arrogant Shooter McGavin from Happy Gilmore and as Tappy Tibbons from Requiem for a Dream.

McDonald has numerous film and television roles to his name, often as a supporting actor. In addition to the above, his credits also include Thelma and Louise, Grumpy Old Men, Quiz Show, Flubber, The Faculty, The Perfect Storm and Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams.

In the realm of television, along with recurring roles on the television series Family Law and Veronica's Closet, McDonald has also made guest appearances on Cheers, Riptide, Knight Rider and Star Trek The Next Generation as Lt. Richard Castillo in the season 3 episode "Yesterday's Enterprise".

He also voiced determined government agent Kent Mansley in the animated film The Iron Giant.

McDonald is married to Lupe Gridley and they have 4 children. He is the older brother of Daniel McDonald, also an actor.

Selected Filmography

  • Funny Money (2005)
  • Rumor Has It (2005)
  • Broken Flowers (2005)
  • Grind (2003)
  • Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
  • The Perfect Storm (2000)
  • Nurse Betty (2000)
  • The Skulls (2000)
  • The Faculty (1998)
  • SLC Punk! (1998)
  • Flubber (1997)
  • Leave It to Beaver (1997)
  • Happy Gilmore (1996)
  • House Arrest (1996)
  • Fair Game (1995)
  • Grumpy Old Men (1993)
  • Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1992)
  • Thelma & Louise (1991)
  • Chances Are (1989)
  • Breakin' (1984)
  • Where the Boys Are '84 (1984)
  • Grease 2 (1982)

External link

  • Christopher McDonald at the Internet Movie Database

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