Chris Bauer

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  • Birth Name: Mark Christopher Bauer
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Names Marlon Brando and Peter Sellers as two of his biggest acting influences.
  • Has been a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago and David Mamet's Atlantic Theater Company in New York.
  • First big-screen appearance was in the 1997 romantic comedy Fools Rush In.
  • Made his Broadway debut in 2005, playing Mitch in A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Auditioned for the role of detective Jimmy McNulty on HBO's The Wire, but was later cast as longshoreman Frank Sobotka.
  • Has been a regular on several other TV series, including Third Watch, Tilt, Smith and True Blood.

Awards

  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Mercy Bauer — Daughter
  • Laura Cunningham Bauer — Wife
  • Beau Bauer — Son

College

  • Attended University of San Diego, San Diego, California, United States; Yale School of Drama, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Mark Christopher Bauer
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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