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Chris Messina Biography
Chris Messina (Christopher Messina) is an American actor and film director. Messina has been nominated for several awards for his acting and directing, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role in “Sharp Objects” (2018). He continues to work in both film and television, with upcoming projects including the miniseries “We Own This City” and the film “The Humans.”
Chris Messina Age
Christopher Messina was born on August 11, 1974 in Northport, New York, U.S. He is 49 years
Chris Messina Wife
From 1995 to 2006, Chris was married to actress Rosemarie DeWitt. He has been dating film producer Jennifer Todd with whom he has two sons, Milo and Giovanni, born in 2008 and 2009, respectively.
Chris Messina Career
Messina started his career as an actor in the late 1990s, appearing in a number of independent films and television shows. He gained wider recognition in 2005 when he played Ted Farewell in the HBO series “Six Feet Under.” He also appeared in the film “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” in 2008.
Messina’s other notable film roles include “Away We Go” (2009), “Greenberg” (2010), “Argo” (2012), “The Mindy Project” (2012-2017), “Live by Night” (2016), and “Sharp Objects” (2018). He has also directed several films, including “Alex of Venice” (2014) and “Fairhaven” (2012).
In addition to his work in film and television, Messina has also worked in theater. He appeared in the Broadway production of “Salome” in 2006 and has also acted in productions at the Manhattan Theater Club and the Roundabout Theatre Company.
Overall, Chris Messina has built a successful career in the entertainment industry, and he continues to be an active and versatile performer, director, and writer.
He starred in a leading role alongside Amy Adams in the HBO series Sharp Objects in 2018.
Chris played macho doctor Danny Castellano on the Fox/Hulu sitcom. He was a regular for Mindy‘s first four seasons. He romanced and had a baby boy with Mindy Lahiri, played by star/creator Mindy Kaling.
Messina has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
The actor stands at a height of 1.75 m.