Chris Kramer

 

Date Of Birth

May 14, 1975
 

Biography

Actor Chris Kramer was born on May 14, 1975 in Saskatchewan, Canada. As a child, he and his family moved around a lot. They later chose to settle in Calgary, Canada where he grew up. Chris got bitten by the acting bug during his college years, deciding to leave school to pursue the career. He was 21 years old when he joined The Company of Rogues Acting Studio, which led him to obtain several acting jobs. During an interview, he revealed that his interest in the field “started at an early age.” At that time, he took “an inspiration from God” which “gave [him] the courage to tackle [his] dreams.” In 2000, Chris Kramer landed the part of Alex in the film See Bob Run. Before he made his movie debut there, he was already seen on episodes of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show. He played the role of Dylan on the series. This was followed by a role in shows like First Wave, Seven Days and Dark Angel. In 2002, he was cast as Lyle in two episodes of Just Cause. Later on, he appeared in The Twilight Zone and on Stargate SG-1. He later portrayed a character named Tony in The Chris Isaak Show, after he was chosen to play Ben Sheffield in the TV production Cable Beach. Other appearances of his include those in Century City, The Ranch, The Dead Zone, and the telefilms Captive Hearts and Stranger in my Bed. From 2004 to 2006, Kramer rose to fame portraying the lead character Morgan Pym on The Collector. For his performance, he was nominated for two Leo Awards in 2004 and 2005, in the category for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series. After The Collector, Kramer continued his string of appearances on television. He was seen on Circle of Friends, Her Fatal Flaw, and on the hit series 24. He later got a role on Saving Grace and Afghan Nights, both in 2007. The next year, he joined the cast of the CBS series Jericho, where he plays the role of Chavez.
 

Place of Birth

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
 

Gender

Male
 

Fun Facts

The Collector DVD, The Complete Season One is available since November 4th 2008,

Chris Kramer is best known for his lead role in the Canadian television series The Collector. The Collector airs in 66 countries worldwide and will begin airing in the United States in 2008. His work on the series has earned him 2 Leo nominations (Canadian TV and film awards) for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series. Recently he has landed recurring roles on the hit U.S. television series Saving Grace with Academy Award winner Holly Hunter and Jericho with Skeet Ulrich, in addition to a guest starring role on the final episode of season 6 of Fox’s mega-hit 24 with Kiefer Sutherland. Mr. Kramer has also recently completed lead roles for two movies of the week for the Lifetime Channel. Born in Regina Saskatchewan, he grew up in Calgary and currently resides in Los Angeles.
 

Awards

2 Leo nominations (Canadian TV and film awards for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series.
 

Filmography

Afghan Knights - 2006
Circle Of Friends - 2006
Captive Hearts - 2005
Stranger in My Bed - 2005
Cable Beach - 2004
The Ranch - 2004
See Bob Run - 2000

Television
Century City 1x01: The Face Is Familiar 16 March 2004
Dark Angel 2x02: Bag 'Em 5 October 2001
First Wave 3x04: Gulag 4 October 2000
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 1x07: Honey, I Got Duped 8 November 1997
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 2x22: Honey, I'll Be Right Witch You 12 June 1999
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids 3x15: Honey, I'm on the Lam 5 February 2000
Just Cause 1x03: Human Trials 22 September 2002
Just Cause 1x09: Making News 11 November 2002
Seven Days 3x01: Stairway to Heaven 11 October 2000
Stargate SG-1 7x03: Fragile Balance 20 June 2003
The Chris Isaak Show 3x09: Home Fires 4 March 2004
The Dead Zone 4x07: Heroes and Demons 17 July 2005
The Twilight Zone 1x39: Eye of the Beholder 30 April 2003

The Collector: Season 1 2,3 - June 2004 to Arpil 2006

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