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Christopher Evan Welch Biography

Birth Name:
Christopher Evan Welch
Birth Place:
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was the lead singer for rock band The Ottoman Bigwigs in Seattle
  • Won an Obie award for an off-Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire in 1999
  • Played Reverend Parris in the 2002 Broadway revival of The Crucible, opposite Laura Linney and Liam Neeson
  • Died of cancer after shooting five episodes of Silicon Valley; he was posthumously nominated for a Critics' Choice Award for his work


  • 2014Critics' Choice Television Awards-Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: nominated


  • Derek Welch -- Brother
  • June Harper Welch -- Daughter
  • William Welch -- Father
  • Katherine Welch -- Mother
  • McKenna Marx -- Sister
  • Emma Roberts Welch -- Wife