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Christopher Mintz-Plasse Biography

Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began acting in the first grade
  • Was a member of his high school's improvisational comedy team
  • First professional audition led to his first role, in 2007's Superbad
  • (Since he was under 18 during filming, his mother was required to be on the set during his sex scenes
  • ) Received an MTV Movie Award nomination for Breakthrough Performance for Superbad
  • Played Isaac in Harold Ramis's Biblical comedy Year One (2009)and Kick-Ass's foe Red Mist in Matt Vaughn's comic-book thriller Kick-Ass (2010)
  • Has played the drums in a rock band (The Young Rapscallions) with friends
  • Has done voiceovers for the animated movies How to Train Your Dragon (2010) and Marmaduke (2010)


  • Ray Plasse -- Father
  • Ellen Mintz -- Mother