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Christopher Paul Richards Bio, Age, Parents, Family, TV Shows

By Staff Writer | On: 28 Jan, 2020
Christopher Paul Richards Bio, Age, Parents, Family, TV Shows

Chris Richards, also known by his SAG name, Christopher Paul Richards, is a striving actor, who is following his parents' footsteps: acting. His parents have performed in many Broadway shows, feature films, and Network TV series.

Christopher, on the other hand, is best known for playing 'Dean Axelrod' in the Showtime series Billions.

He received generous applause from critics and fans for his work on stage and screen. One award-winning director once mentioned that one of Chris's greatest strengths is his discipline and hard work. "For an actor to be this professional at such a young age is extraordinary... he is always prepared, on time and never complains"– the exact compliment Chris receives from the director.

Christopher Paul Richards's Bio: Age / Birthday, & Family

Chris Richards was born on the 20th of August 2003 in New York City, the USA. He is a Leo as per his birth sign.

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In the family, he has an older brother Tommy, who was born on 10 October 2000.

Christopher Paul Richards wishes his brother Tommy on his birthday on 10 October 2018 (Photo: Christopher Paul Richards's Instagram)

When not acting or performing, Christopher enjoys baseball, archery, soccer, basketball, hockey, swimming, diving and trampoline, roller-blading, ice skating, hip-hop, and stage combat.

The multitalented actor is also a brown belt in Karate.

TV Shows

In 2018, Chris Richards was cast as 'Joey Cleary', a series regular, in the ABC's fall sitcom, The Kids Are Alright, created by Tim Doyle: inspired by his childhood. The American show that premiered in October 2018 got canceled after the single-season is about an Irish Catholic family raising eight sons in the 1970s. Christopher plays the fourth son of his onscreen parents, Mike Cleary and Peggy Cleary, played by Michael Cudlitz and Mary McCormack, respectively.

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Before that, back in 2017, Christopher had starred as regular in a total of thirteen episodes in the CBS sitcom, Me Myself and I.

Some of his other credits include NBC's Law & Order: Special Victim Unit and Sony Pictures' Wonder Woman & Professor Marston.

More Facts on Chris Richards

  • On 15th January 2019, he wished his father on his birthday. Likewise, on the 10th of October in 2018, Chris wished his older brother, Tommy, on his eighteenth birthday.

  • He stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70 meters).

  • He has done voice singing for "Sesame Street"– one of television's most recognizable theme songs on the HBO/PBS.

  • He is an amateur magician and can perform over fifty card tricks.

  • He showcased his skills over Ukulele on Broadway in Finding Neverland.

  • He is good in Irish, New York, as well as a British accent. The later one, he performed on Broadway in over 500 shows.

  • He was hired to perform at the White House for a TLC TV special. He also performed in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on NBC and appeared on ABC's "GMA" and many other shows.

  • Last known, he was represented by Paradigm Talent Agency, Abrams Artist, and 3 Arts Entertainment.


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