Chris Elliott Biography (1960-)

Born May 31, 1960, in New York, NY; son of Bob (a comedian and writer) and Lee Elliott; married Paula Niedert (a talent coordinator), 1986; children: Abigail, Bridget. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Hofflund/Polone, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 820, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Bauer Company, 9720 WilshireBlvd., Mezzanine, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer, series creator, writer
Birth Details
May 31, 1960
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Lighting assistant, Lianna, United Artists, 1983
  • Mr. Spooner, My Man Adam, 1985
  • Zeller, Manhunter (also known as Red Dragon: The Pursuit of Hannibal Lechter), De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Bendix, The Abyss, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Robber, "Life Without Zoe," New York Stories, Touchstone, 1989
  • U.F.O. scientist, Hyperspace (also known as Gremloids), Earl Owensby, 1990
  • Larry, Groundhog Day, Columbia, 1993
  • Alan Squire, The Traveling Poet, Worldwide Pants/Elliottland Productions, 1993
  • A. White, CB4, Universal, 1993
  • Nathaniel Mayweather, Cabin Boy, Touchstone, 1994
  • Pool man, Poolside Ecstasy (also known as Velvet Pictures Present Poolside Ecstasy), 1994
  • Chris the diva, Housewives: The Making of the Cast Album, Worldwide Pants/Elliottland Productions, 1994
  • The gambler, Kingpin, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1996
  • Dom, There's Something about Mary (also known as There's Something More About Mary), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1998
  • Santa Claus, The Sky Is Falling, Showcase Entertainment, 1999
  • Buffet waiter, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (also known as The Klumps), Universal, 2000
  • Roger the snowplowman, Snow Day, Paramount, 2000
  • Hanson, Scary Movie 2 (also known as Scarier Movie), Dimension Films, 2001
  • Bob, Osmosis Jones, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Eugene the Gator Guy, First Time Caller, 2006
  • Scary Movie 4, Weinstein Company, 2006
  • Film Director
  • The Traveling Poet, Worldwide Pants/Elliottland Productions, 1993
  • Poolside Ecstasy (also known as Velvet Pictures Present Poolside Ecstasy), 1994
  • Housewives: The Making of the Cast Album, Worldwide Pants/Elliottland Productions, 1994
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • The "Man Under the Seats," the "Panicky Guy," the "Fugitive Guy," and other characters, Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1982-93
  • Spin, Nick and Hillary (also known as Tattinger's), NBC, 1989
  • Chris Peterson, Get a Life, Fox, 1990-92
  • Various characters, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1994-95
  • Bradley Crosby, The Naked Truth (also known as Wilde Again), NBC, 1997
  • Voice of Dogbert, Dilbert (animated), UPN, 1999-2000
  • Larry Heckman, Cursed (also known as The Weber Show), NBC,2000
  • Peter MacDougall, Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 2003-2005
  • Movies
  • Ratbag Hero, 1991
  • Jase Wallenberg, The Barefoot Executive, 1995
  • Himself, The Swinger, Showtime, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Chris Tollman, Out There, ABC, 1997
  • Lonny, Better Days, CBS, 1998
  • Arlo, The Ripples, NBC, Fox, 2005
  • Specials
  • Himself, "Chris Elliott: A Television Miracle," Late Night with DavidLetterman 2nd Annual Holiday Film Festival, NBC, 1986
  • Chris, Action Family, Cinemax, 1987
  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Chris Elliott's FDR: A One-Man Show, Cinemax, 1987
  • Just for Laughs, Showtime, 1987
  • Late Night with David Letterman 5th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1987
  • Late Night with David Letterman 6th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1988
  • Late Night with David Letterman 7th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1989
  • Late Night with David Letterman 8th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1990
  • Andy, Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (also known as Dare to Be Truthful), Showtime, 1992
  • Voice characterization, Springfield's Most Wanted (animated), Fox,1995
  • Himself, Reel Comedy: Something About Mary (also known as ReelComedy: There's Something About Mary), 1998
  • Himself, Here, There and Everywhere: A Concert for Linda, 1999
  • Chris, The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2002, CBS, 2002
  • Denis Leary's "Merry F#%$in Christmas," Comedy Central, 2005
  • Episodic
  • Professor Schooner, "Coal Black Soul," The Equalizer, CBS, 1986
  • Cryptographer, "Down for the Count: Part 2," Miami Vice, NBC, 1987
  • Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show), CBS, 1993-2003
  • Psychic meter reader, "Sick Day," The Adventures of Pete and Pete,Nickelodeon, 1995
  • Himself, "Larry's Sitcom," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1995
  • Steve, "The Ten Percent Solution," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1995
  • Steve, " ... Like a Neighbor Scorned," Wings, NBC, 1996
  • Steve, "Underdogs," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1996
  • Voice of Dr. Reamus Elliott, "All About Elliott," Duckman (animated; also known as Duckman: Private Duck/Family Man), USA Network, 1997
  • Warren, "Mars Attracts!," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (also known as Sabrina), ABC, 1997
  • Chris Malley, "Oh, Say, Can You Ski?," The Nanny, CBS, 1998
  • Voice of Triton, "Hercules and the Son of Poseidon," Hercules (animated; also known as Disney's "Hercules"), The Disney Channel, 1998
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998, 2005
  • Gilbert Bronson, "Books," Tracey Takes On ... , 1999
  • Jack Parson, "Judgment Day," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2000
  • F. Moynihan, "Lyin' Hearted," The King of Queens, CBS, 2001
  • Chet Bellafiore, "The New World," Ed (also known as Stuckeyville), NBC, 2002
  • Reverend Gaylord Pierson, "Father Disfigure," According to Jim, ABC, 2002
  • Reverend Gaylord Pierson, "We Have a Bingo," According to Jim, ABC, 2003
  • Voice of Rob Holguin, "After the Mold Rush," King of the Hill (animated), CBS, 2003
  • Reverend Gaylord Pierson, "Dana Dates the Reverend," According to Jim, ABC, 2004
  • Jeffery Barton, "The Hunter, Hunted," Third Watch, NBC, 2004
  • Jeffrey Barton, "Greatest Detectives in the World," Third Watch, NBC, 2004
  • "The Swinger," Jump Cuts, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Bray, "2000 Light Years from Home," That '70s Show, Fox, 2005
  • The Daily Show (also known as The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Global Edition), Comedy Central, 2005
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2005
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator and producer, Get a Life, Fox, 1990-92
  • Pilots
  • Executive producer, Out There, ABC, 1997
  • Specials
  • Executive producer, Chris Elliott's "FDR: A One-Man Show" (also known as FDR: A One Man Show), Cinemax, 1987
  • WRITINGS
  • Film Stories
  • (With Adam Resnick) Cabin Boy, Touchstone, 1994
  • Television Specials
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 2nd Annual Holiday FilmFestival, NBC, 1986
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 4th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1986
  • Action Family, Cinemax, 1987
  • Chris Elliott's "FDR: A One-Man Show" (also known as FDR: A OneMan Show), Cinemax, 1987
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 5th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1987
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 6th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1988
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 7th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1989
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman 8th Anniversary Show, NBC, 1990
  • Television Pilots
  • Get a Life, Fox, 1990
  • Out There, ABC, 1997
  • Better Days, CBS, 1998
  • Television Episodes
  • (With others) Late Night with David Letterman, NBC, 1982-93
  • "Terror on the Hell Loop," Get a Life, Fox, 1990
  • "The Prettiest Week of My Life," Get a Life, Fox, 1990
  • "Pile of Death," Get a Life, Fox, 1990
  • Books
  • (With Bob Elliott) Daddy's Boy: A Son's Shocking Account of Life witha Famous Father (satire), Delacorte, 1989
  • The Shroud of the Thwacker (novel), Miramax, 2005

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Authors, Vol. 147, Gale, 1995
    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 21, 1994, pp. 36-37; July 22, 1994,p. 59
    • Gentleman's Quarterly, May, 1989, p. 246
    • Interview, September, 1987, p. 46
    • New York Times, June 14, 1989
    • People Weekly, November 5, 1990; January 24, 1994, p. 17
    • Playboy, January, 1986, p. 185
    • Time, January 10, 1994, p. 63
    • Us, August 21, 1989

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