Topher Grace

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Christopher John Grace
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/12/1978, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Topher Grace Fast Facts:
  • As a youth appeared in theater productions with Chloë Sevigny, who also at times babysat him and his sister.
  • Didn't like being called Chris so he dropped Chris from his first name and went by Topher.
  • Wanted to be a pro tennis player but an ankle injury turned his attention to acting.
  • Was discovered while performing in a high-school production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by producers Bonnie and Terry Turner, whose daughter was also in the cast.
  • Big break came in 1998 when the Turners created That '70s Show and cast him in the lead role of Eric Forman.
  • Has appeared in three movies directed by Steven Soderbergh (Traffic, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve).
  • National Board of Review honored him in 2004 with their Best Breakthrough Performance by Actor award for In Good Company and P.S.
  • Cowrote the script for Take Me Home Tonight (2011), an '80s-themed film in which he also played the lead character.
  • Topher Grace Relationships:
  • James Knight Newman - Godchild
  • Pat Grace - Mother
  • Jennifer Grace - Sister
  • John Grace - Father
  • Topher Grace Awards:
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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