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also known as Christopher Eugene "Chris" O'Donnell

actor

Christopher Eugene "Chris" O'Donnell is an American actor. He played Robin in two Batman films, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, Charlie Simms in Scent of a Woman, Finn Dandridge in Grey's Anatomy, Peter Garrett in Vertical Limit, and more recently, Jack McAuliffe in The Company.

Background

Ethnicity: O'Donnell is of paternal Irish (from Co. Donegal, Northern Ireland) and maternal German descent.

Education

He attended Roman Catholic schools.

Career

O'Donnell began modeling at the age of thirteen and was featured in several commercials.O'Donnell was discovered when he was cast in a McDonald's commercial, in which he served Michael Jordan. His first television role was an appearance on the series Jack and Mike in 1986. At the age of 17, he was offered a chance to audition for a part in the movie Men Don't Leave, with Jessica Lange, and he won the role. In the early 1990s, O'Donnell was a featured player in many successful movie

Filmography:

1994 Blue Sky Glenn Johnson

1995 Circle of Friends Jack Foley

Mad Love Matt Leland

Batman Forever Robin/Richard "Dick" Grayson

1996 The Chamber Adam Hall

In Love and War Ernest 'Ernie' Hemingway

1997 Batman & Robin Robin/Richard "Dick" Grayson Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actor

Nominated – Razzie Award for Worst Screen Couple (with George Clooney)

1999 Cookie's Fortune Jason Brown

The Bachelor Jimmie Shannon

2000 Vertical Limit Peter Garrett

2002 29 Palms The Hitman

2003 The Practice Brad Stanfield TV series – 4 episodes

2004 Kinsey Wardell Pomeroy

Two And A Half Men Jill/Bill TV series – 1 episode

2005 The Sisters David Turzin

Head Cases Jason Payne TV series – 2 episodes

2007 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Finn "McVet" Dandridge TV series – 9 episodes

The Company Jack McAuliffe TV miniseries

2008 Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Jack Kittredge

Max Payne Jason Colvin

Achievements

  • In 2012 Random House will release O'Donnell's autobiography I Never Hosted Saturday Night Live. The book is described as a meditation on fame and celebrity in Hollywood.

Views

Realism

Interests

  • Sport & Clubs

    Football

  • Other Interests

    Theatre, cinema

  • Music & Bands

    Rock

Connections

father:
William Charles O'Donnell, Sr.

He is a general manager of WBBM-AM, a CBS radio station.

mother:
Julie Ann Rohs von Brecht

wife:
Caroline Morton Fentress - Former teacher

daughter:
Lily Anne ODonnell

(born September 3, 1999)

son:
Christopher Eugene ODonnell

(born October 24, 2000)

son:
Charles McHugh ODonnell

(born July 11, 2003)

son:
Finley ODonnell

(born March 24, 2006)

son:
Maeve Frances ODonnell

(born December 10, 2007).