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    Chris Ellis

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    Chris Ellis is an American film and television actor who was born April 14, 1956 in Dallas, Texas. Ellis always wanted to be an actor because of television. He grew up in the 50's in the deep south in a "world of privation and violence", but saw on television people who seemed to have lives of ease and privilege. It took him seven years to finish college however, because "I have always been shiftless". During those years Chris became involved in community theatre in Memphis, where "I did and do still think the quality of the work has always been quite good". By the time he moved to New York, he had worked with many excellent actors in about two dozen plays, classical and contemporary. "I cannot imagine what might have supplanted that background for a newcomer in New York." His first part in either television or film came in 1979, where he played a truck driver in the TV movie The Suicide's Wife, which starred Angie Dickinson. The role resulted in very little TV or film work. After working in regional theatre for a year or so, Chris fell off the radar screen and did not work for about ten years. During that time he lived in "bone-grinding poverty" in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen. In one nine-month period of 1987, Chris accepted 102 dinner invitations. "I don't know why they kept arriving, nor why I counted them, though I do know why I accepted them." In 1990, a break came when he got a part in Days of Thunder, which starred Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Cary Elwes, Robert Duvall, and Randy Quaid. John C. Reilly and Fred Dalton Thompson also appear. This seemed to jump-start Ellis' career as parts in films like My Cousin Vinny with Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei, a small part in Addams Family Values, and a larger one in Apollo 13 as former NASA Mercury Seven astronaut Deke Slayton, alongside Tom Hanks, followed. He also began picking up credits on well-known television shows like Melrose Place, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files. Since working with Hanks on Apollo 13, the two have worked together on That Thing You Do, the TV miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, and Catch Me If You Can. Ellis returned to a fictional NASA Mission Control when he played a Flight Director in 1998's Armageddon. Additional films in which Ellis has appeared include Home Fries, October Sky, Live Free or Die Hard, and Transformers. His television credits also include The West Wing, Ghost Whisperer, Chicago Hope, The Pretender, Alias, JAG, CSI: NY, Burn Notice, and Cold Case. He appeared in three season one episodes of Millennium as group member Jim Panseayres. He has established a reputation as being particularly talented at portraying Southern lawmakers or serious military or police-type characters. He also appeared in Criminal Minds as Sheriff Jimmy Rhodes who calls for the BAU's help in investigating a string of murders in New Mexico. In addition to that, he also had two guest appearances in NCIS as Gunnery Sergeant John Deluca. Ellis's appearance in the Season 1 episode, "The Curse" was uncredited while his second and final appearance in Season 2's "The Bone Yard" was credited. Description above from the Wikipedia article Chris Ellis (actor), licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

    The Oath

    2018

    Hank

    What Still Remains

    2018

    Harvey

    Amelia 2.0

    2017

    Senator Thaddeus

    Pitching Tents

    2017

    Principal Don Bishop

    The Show

    2017

    Keller

    Jessabelle

    2014

    Sheriff Pruitt

    Faults

    2014

    Dad

    The Dark Knight Rises

    2012

    Fr. Reilly

    Teenage Dirtbag

    2009

    Pops

    G-Force

    2009

    NSA Director

    Crazy

    2008

    Glen the Carousel Manager

    Gospel Hill

    2008

    L Donn Murray

    Transformers

    2007

    Admiral Brigham

    Live Free or Die Hard

    2007

    Scalvino

    The Island

    2005

    Aces & Spades Barman

    In Enemy Hands

    2004

    Samuel Littleton

    Love Liza

    2002

    Patriot Model Aeronautics Clerk

    Catch Me If You Can

    2002

    Special Agent Witkins

    Beyond the City Limits

    2001

    Det. Hanson

    Planet of the Apes

    2001

    Commander Karl Vasich

    The Watcher

    2000

    Hollis

    October Sky

    1999

    Principal Turner

    Home Fries

    1998

    Henry Lever

    Armageddon

    1998

    Flight Director Clark

    Godzilla

    1998

    General Anderson

    Bean

    1997

    Det. Butler

    Con Air

    1997

    BOP Official Grant

    If These Walls Could Talk

    1996

    Crowd Leader

    That Thing You Do!

    1996

    Phil Horace

    The Tie That Binds

    1995

    Security Guard #1

    Apollo 13

    1995

    Deke Slayton

    My Cousin Vinny

    1992

    J.T.

    Justified

    2010

    Unknown

    Mad Men

    2007

    Del Hill

    Burn Notice

    2007

    Unknown

    The Unit

    2006

    Unknown

    Ghost Whisperer

    2005

    Unknown

    Criminal Minds

    2005

    Sheriff Rhodes

    Revelations

    2005

    Unknown

    CSI: NY

    2004

    Unknown

    Veronica Mars

    2004

    Unknown

    Cold Case

    2003

    Unknown

    NCIS

    2003

    Unknown

    Birds of Prey

    2002

    Unknown

    First Monday

    2002

    Unknown

    Alias

    2001

    Unknown

    Six Feet Under

    2001

    Unknown

    Roswell

    1999

    Unknown

    The West Wing

    1999

    Unknown

    Family Law

    1999

    Unknown

    Millennium

    1996

    Unknown

    The Pretender

    1996

    Unknown

    Chicago Hope

    1994

    Unknown

    The X-Files

    1993

    Unknown

    Melrose Place

    1992

    Unknown

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    Δημοφιλείς Ταινίες

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    2017

    Inferno

    2016

    Logan

    2017

    Arrival

    2016

    Wonder Woman

    2017

    The Fate of the Furious

    2017

    Δημοφιλείς Σειρές

    Grey's Anatomy

    2005

    Game of Thrones

    2011

    The Walking Dead

    2010

    The Big Bang Theory

    2007

    NCIS

    2003

    Supernatural

    2005