Dennis Christopher

Dennis Christopher

Dennis Christopher (born Dennis Carrelli on December 2, 1955) is an American actor. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is known for playing Dave Stoller in Breaking Away and tragic film buff psychopath Eric Binford in Fade to Black. His Golden Globe-nominated breakthrough role was as Dave Stohler in the coming-of-age classic Breaking Away (1979). Other roles include American track star Charlie Paddock in Chariots of Fire, and Fade to Black, science fiction movies like Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II. He has appeared in nearly 40 movies and made-for-TV movies since 1975. Television roles include "Jack of All Trades" in the Profiler TV series, Eddie Kaspbrak in Stephen King's It, Desmond Floyd in Jake Speed, and in the HBO series Deadwood. Christopher has guest starred in two Star Trek episodes: the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Search (Part II)" and the Star Trek: Enterprise episode "Detained". He also guest-starred as the demon-sorcerer Cyvus Vail in three episodes of Angel. Christopher had a reunion with Breaking Away "father" Paul Dooley, again as his son, in an episode of TV's Law & Order: Criminal Intent. The two had first played father and son in Robert Altman's A Wedding. In December 2006 he played Dr. Martin Ruber in the Sci Fi Channel miniseries The Lost Room.
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Birthday
    12/2/1955
Breaking Away
Breaking Away
7.1
Circuitry Man
Circuitry Man
4.8
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II
Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II
3.5
Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
6.8
The Silencers
The Silencers
4.3
Fade to Black
Fade to Black
5.6
Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare
Deadly Invasion: The Killer Bee Nightmare
4.8
Queen of the Lot
Queen of the Lot
4
Doppelganger
Doppelganger
5.1
Django Unchained
Django Unchained
8.2
Alien Predators
Alien Predators
5.3
September 30, 1955
September 30, 1955
6.6
Blood and Lace
Blood and Lace
5.9
Dangerous Isolation
Dangerous Isolation
5.4
Didn’t You Hear?
Didn’t You Hear?
7
Dead Women in Lingerie
Dead Women in Lingerie
5
Bernice Bobs Her Hair
Bernice Bobs Her Hair
5.2
A Sinful Life
A Sinful Life
0
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder
Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder
5
Friends
Friends
0
California Dreaming
California Dreaming
4.5
Boys Life
Boys Life
4.8
False Arrest
False Arrest
4.7
Jake Speed
Jake Speed
4.4
Skeletons
Skeletons
4.8
The Young Graduates
The Young Graduates
6.6
The Last Word
The Last Word
4
Necronomicon
Necronomicon
6
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
5.3
Flight of the Spruce Goose
Flight of the Spruce Goose
0
Jack and the Beanstalk
Jack and the Beanstalk
5
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
4.9
Mind Rage
Mind Rage
2
Roma
Roma
7.2
Pennywise: The Story of ‘It’
Pennywise: The Story of ‘It’
7.6
Jobriath A.D.
Jobriath A.D.
7.1
The Disco Years
The Disco Years
5.1
3 Women
3 Women
7.2
Aurora: Operation Intercept
Aurora: Operation Intercept
4.9
Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story
Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story
5.8
Battle at Versailles
Battle at Versailles
10
Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution
Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution
0
Inside the Lost Room
4
A Wedding
A Wedding
6.3
It's My Party
It's My Party
6.4
Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows
Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows
0
Elvis
Elvis
6.8
Tarzan: The Epic Adventures
Tarzan: The Epic Adventures
7.2
Prisoners
Prisoners
8.1
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