Christopher Shyer Biography

Place of Birth: Ontario. The youngest of 6 children, Shyer spent
Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
Wiki Biography: Canadian born Christopher Shyer hails from Downsview, Ontario. The youngest of 6 children, Shyer spent years working in theater before making his television debut playing the neighborhood tom cat handyman in a Canadian soap called Riverdale (1997). In the following year he starred in the feature film The Falling at the Toronto International Film Festival. Christopher has guest starred on numerous hit television shows on most of the major networks, including "CSI", "The Practice" and "NCIS", and had series regular roles on CTV's hit series "Whistler", ABC's "The Days" and most recently ABC's "V". Shyer also played the leading role aside Alec Baldwin and Jill Hennessy in the Emmy and Golden Globe winning miniseries "Nuremburg". Christopher's favorite starring role was in the ABC TV Movie "Phenomenon 2", based on the feature film "Phenomenon" starring John Travolta. Christopher is a series regular on Gemini Award winning writer/director Ken Finkelman's "Good Dog." Shyer's film credits include a co-starring role aside Diane Lane and Donald Sutherland in Lionsgate's Fierce People directed by Griffin Dunne, and supporting roles with Andy Garcia in Warner Brother's "Lazarus Child", and alongside Angelina Jolie in 20th Century Fox's Life or Something Like It. Christopher has just wrapped a role as Richard Nixon in the Clint Eastwood/Warner Brothers feature film "J. Edgar", alongside Leonardo DiCaprio. In September 2007, he made his Broadway debut in "Mamma Mia!" as Sam Carmichael, a role later performed by Pierce Brosnan in the film version of the hit musical. Christopher also played Dean Newhouse in "Going Down Swingin" for the NY Music Theater Festival that same year. A long-time student and friend of acclaimed director and teacher Larry Moss, Shyer has also studied with Lesly Kahn in Los Angeles and Deena Levy in New York. Christopher was a co-producer of the Shocking Buckwheat Pictures award-winning short "Awkward" in 2008 and recently produced "Stupid Chainsaw Tricks" for the 2010 Crazy 8s Film Fest. In 2003, Christopher won the Leo Award for best lead performance in "The Invitation", and was nominated for a Jessie award for his work in "El Salvador" by Rafael Lima.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Days Scott Eaton 2004 - 2004
Whistler Adrien Varland 2006 Drama
Good God Tony Cassano 2011
The Town That Never Retired Jim 2012 Documentary
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Falling Lars 1998 Drama, Romance
Little Boy Blues Daniel 1999 Comedy, Drama
Cinderella; Single Again Prince Charming 2000 Comedy, Romance
Along Came a Spider 2001 Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The Core 2003 Sport, 0
The Invitation 2003 Drama, Thriller, Horror
Category 6: Day of Destruction 2004 Drama, Action
A Bug and a Bag of Weed 2006
Shut Up and Shoot! Paul O'Banyon 2006 Comedy, Thriller
The Lazarus Child John Boyd 2006 Drama
Big Bad Wolf 2006 Comedy, Horror
Fierce People 2007 Drama, Thriller
Maybe Tomorrow Senator Monty Clemens 2017 0
The Operative Albright 2019