Chris was born in Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1975. When he was young, his family moved around quite a lot, prior to choosing to settle in Calgary, Canada. Chris was attending college at the time he decided to embark on a career in acting. At the age of 21 he dropped out of college and joined The Company of Rogues Acting Studio. After a few acting jobs in Calgary, Chris moved to continue his acting career. He has guest starred on shows such as 24 and Just Cause and is especially known for his starring role as Morgan Pym in The Collector.