Chris O’Donnell is an American actor and former model. His acting career dates back to the 1990s when he starred in films such as Scent of a Woman , The Three Musketeers and Circle of Friends He also appeared in 2 of the first Batman film series Batman Forever and Batman & Robin
The actor has also picked up other notable film credits recently, including the 2008 box-office hit action thriller Max Payne On the small screen, Chris O’Donnell is best known for his starring role as Special Agent G. Callen on the action television series NCIS: Los Angeles, an offshoot of the hit series NCIS
Who is Chris O’Donnell?
The Hollywood star was born Christopher EugeneO’Donnell on June 26, 1970. He received his high school education at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois. For college, he attended Boston College, where he earned a degree in marketing. He started modeling at the age of 13 and has also appeared in various TV commercials. He eventually got the chance to star in a McDonalds commercial alongside basketball star Michael Jordan.
O’Donnell made his acting debut in an episode of the 1986 television series Jack and Mike. He had his first feature film role as Chris Macauley in the comedy-drama film Men Don’t Walk (1990). This was followed by roles in the blockbuster comedy Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), School Ties (1992) and the drama film Scent of a Woman (1992) opposite Al Pacino. He also starred in The Three Musketeers (1993), Circle of Friends (1995), In Love and War (1996), The Bachelor (1999) and the highly successful thriller film The Limit(2000). The talented actor also starred in two episodes of the first Batman film series, Batman Forever (1995) and Batman & Robin (1997).
Chris O’Donnell returned to the small screen in 2004 when he landed a guest role in the final season of legal drama series The Exercise He took on a recurring role on the hit medical series Grey’s Anatomy (2005–06) and also appeared in the TV miniseries The Enterprise (2007). While his profile as a television actor continued to rise, the talented actor also appeared in several films including Kinsey (2004), Max Payne (2008) and the comedy film Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008).
O’Donnell landed his biggest TV role to date in 2009 when he was cast as Special Agent G. Callen, the lead character in the long-running action series NCIS: Los Angeles (2009–present). He received a 2017 People’s Choice Award nomination for Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor for his performance. NCIS: Los Angeles hit the decade mark in 2018 when its tenth season premiered on September 30, 2018.
Chris O’Donnell was born in Winnetka, Illinois to Julie and William Charles O’Donnell, Sr. He was raised alongside 6 older siblings. 2 brothers and 4 sisters in a Roman Catholic home and has remained true to the faith. O’Donnell gave Hollywood a glimpse of his amazingly large family when he unveiled his star on the Walk of Fame on March 5, 2015.
Chris O’Donnell is married to his wife of over 2 decades Caroline Fentress. She graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida in 1995 and currently works as an elementary school teacher. The couple tied the knot on April 19, 1997 and have five children together. Their first daughter, Lily O’Donnell, was born on September 3, 1999.
Their first son, Christopher Eugene “Chip” O’Donnell, was born on October 24, 2000. The couple welcomed their third child on July 11, 2003, a son named Charles McHugh O’Donnell. Their fourth child was born on March 24, 2006 to Finley O’Donnell. The couple welcomed their youngest child, a daughter named Maeve Frances O’Donnell, on December 10, 2007.
Is he gay?
Chris O’Donnell’s sexual preference has never been in doubt about his clear relationship history. Before his marriage, which began in 1997, he had a brief romance with Hollywood A-lister Reese Witherspoon. It’s pretty obvious that this Hollywood star is into women, and he hasn’t made any claims to suggest otherwise.
Height and other body measurements
Chris O’Donnell stands at 5 ft 10178 cm (inches) tall and maintains a trim build with a body weight of 75 kg (165.5 lb). His distinctive features include his sharp blue eyes and blond hair. Now in his late 40’s, O’Donnell has maintained his charming youthful looks that first endeared him to television and film audiences.