An American actor, Chris Klein is known for his remarkable acting in the film ‘American Pie’, for which he won Сhісаgо Fіlm Сrіtісѕ Аѕѕосіаtіоn Аwаrd and Teen Choice Award in 2000. The versatile actor has also thrived in making his mark on television by playing the main villain Cicada in the fifth season of the series ‘The Flash.’ To know more about him, you can read the below article.
What is Chris Klein famous for?
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An American actor.
His playing role Chris ‘Oz’ Ostreicher in the American Pie comedy teen films, and the serial killer Cicada on The Flash.
Who are the parents of Chris Klein?
Going back to his early life, Chris was born under the birth sign of Pisces to his parents, Terese Bergen and Fred Klein in the year 1979. Currently, he aged 41 years old. His father is an engineer and his mother is a kindergarten teacher. He raised along with his two siblings, Debbie and Timothy in Hinsdale, Illinois, U.S. He hols American citizenship and his ethnicity is a mix of English, German and Irish.
For education, he attended Millard West High School. He was also a great swimmer at the Millard West Swim Team. He later studied at the Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas.
When did Chris Klein pursue his acting career?
Talking about his career journey, Сhrіѕ gоt hіѕ fіrѕt ѕіgnіfісаnt brеаk wіth thе fіlm ‘Еlесtіоn’ dіrесtеd bу ‘Аlехаndеr Рауnе’. Тhе fіlm gоt а ѕіgnіfісаnt rеѕроnѕе аt thе bох оffісе wіth а роѕіtіvе rеѕроnѕе аnd роѕіtіvе fееdbасk.
Then, hе gоt his nехt mајоr brеаk fоr thе fіlm ‘Аmеrісаn Ріе’, whеrе hе рlауеd thе сhаrасtеr оf ‘Сhrіѕtорhеr Ruѕѕеll Оѕtrеісhеr’ in July 1999, whісh wаѕ а rеmаrkаblе hіt аt thе bох оffісе еаrnіng а trеmеndоuѕ nеt рrоfіt.
In 2000, he played the lead role of Kelvin ‘Kelley’ Morse starring with Leelee Sobieski and Josh Hartnett in the American romantic drama film ‘Here on Earth.’
The following year he starred in the American screwball sex comedy film ‘Say It Isn’t So’ which also met with the same fate.,
He later furthered his fame starring as Chris “Oz” Ostreicher in two of the three direct sequels of ‘American Pie’ namely ‘American Pie 2’ (2001) and ‘American Reunion’ (2012).
He also starred in several other films including in ‘Rollerball’ (2002), ‘Just Friends’ (2005), ‘American Dreamz’ (2006), ‘Day Zero’ (2007), ‘Hank and Mike’ (2008), ‘Caught in the Crossfire’ (2010) ‘Authors Anonymous’ (2014), ‘Game of Aces’ (2016), ‘The Competition’ (2018), ‘Benchwarmers 2’ (2019), and many others.
He starred as Marty Tanner in the CBS aired American sitcom ‘Welcome to The Captain’ in 2008. He essayed the recurring role of Drew in the Australian-American comedy television series ‘Wilfred’ between 2011 and 2014.
In 2018, he proved his acting versatility after bagging the role of a meta-human serial killer Cicada in the ongoing American superhero television series ‘The Flash’ during its fifth season. He featured in the role in 16 of the 22 episodes of that season.
His other notable TV series like ‘The Electric Playground’ (2002), ‘American Dad!’ (2006), ‘The Valley of Light’ (2007), ‘Welcome to The Captain’ (2008), ‘The Good Guys’ (2010), ‘Wilfred’ (2011-14), ‘TRON: Uprising’ (2012), ‘Idiotsitter’ (2016) and many more.
What are the achievements of Chris Klein?
Throughout his career, Chris won several awards and nominations to date. here is the list of his awards as mention below:
Chris Klein was married to Laina Rose Thyfault on 09th August 2015 in Montana. The couple met during the wedding of a common friend in 2011. After that, they begin dating each other and got engaged in December 2014. Together, the couple shares two children named Frederick Easton Klein and Isla Rose Klein. Presently, the couple seems to be happy and living a blissful life.
Previously, he was engaged to his long-term girlfriend, Katie Holmes in 2003. However, their engagement parted ways in March 2005. After that, he was romantically involved with Ginnifer Goodwin from 2006 to 2008.
Also, He has struggled with alcoholism for years. In June 2010, he reportedly went to a drug addiction treatment facility ‘Cirque Lodge,’ in Orem, Utah, for a thirty-day alcohol de-addiction program. Also, he fell on the wrong side of the law for drunken driving and was arrested in San Diego County. Years later he faced arrest, again for drunken driving on June 16th, 2010, in Los Angeles.
How much is Chris Klein worth?
Chris Klein has earned the sum of a good amount of money and salary from his profession as an actor in the field of the entertainment industry. As per the online sites, he has reported $3 million net worth as of 2020. However, his asset details are still unknown.
What is Chris Klein’s height?
Chris Klein has a height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs around 80 Kg. His eyes are brown and his hair color is also brown. He has a slim body with a 42 inches chest, 33 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps sizes.
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