Christopher Gorham


Christopher Gorham Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Christopher Gorham and his wife Anel have welcomed their third child, a baby girl. Alondra Cecilia Lopez Gorham arrived Saturday, January 10th 2009 and joins big brothers Lucas and Ethan.

    • In 2008, Christopher and the cast of Ugly Betty were nominated for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series" at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

    • In the summer of 1995, Christopher was an intern on the series, Baywatch.

    • Christopher says what he values most in his life are his loved ones.

    • Favorites:
      Movies: Chinatown and Ghost Dog

    • Christopher says that if he could have any superpower, it would be the ability to fly.

    • Christopher's father is an accountant and his mother is a school nurse.

    • The writers of Ugly Betty loved Christopher and his acting so much, they they wrote his guest starring character, Henry, into a recurring character.

    • In 2003, Christopher and the cast of the 2001 film, The Other Side of Heaven, took home the 'Camie' Award at the Character and Morality in Entertainment Awards.

    • As of 2006, Christopher resides in San Fernando Valley, California, USA with his wife and 2 kids.

    • Christopher is right-handed.

    • In his spare time, Christopher learns how to speak Spanish.

    • Christopher's parents are named David and Cathryn Gorham.

    • Christopher met his wife, Anel Lopez Gorham, at UCLA where they took a Vaudeville class together. In one of the class exercises he declared he was falling in love with her (with intent simply to shock her). They ended up having lunch together, and have been together ever since.

    • Christopher is 6' 0".

    • He has a dog named Cuba.

    • While still in high school, he won "Young Male Talent of the Year" at an International Modeling Talent Association competition in New York.

    • He is a licensed auctioneer, having trained with his grandfather in Kansas City, Missouri.

    • In the fourth grade he starred as the 'Mad Hatter' in "Alice Through the Looking Glass," for which he won the 'Best Actor' award that was usually reserved for sixth graders.

    • He proposed to his wife, Anel, on a bench outside of Tiffany's on Rodeo Drive, where he had made a picnic breakfast so they could have "Breakfast at Tiffany's" before going in and buying their wedding rings.

    • Christopher attended high school at Roosevelt School of the Arts and graduated from UCLA with a BA in film & theatre arts. While in college he participated in many sports including martial arts, stage combat, fencing, rollerblading and ballroom dancing.

  • Quotes

    • Christopher: I just show up [to work] and do the job the very best that I can every day, no matter what the part is. And I'm having a blast.

    • Christopher: One Valentine's Day, I surprised my wife with breakfast at Tiffany & Co. We had croissants and coffee, and when the store opened, I took her inside and bought her something shiny.

    • Christopher: I don't know if you can be ready for it [fame]. I don't want to expect too much, or too little, I'm just letting it happen.

    • Christopher: For a single guy, I guess that [romantic] stuff is loads of fun. As a married guy, you loathe all the romantic storylines you have to do. It's strange to have your wife see you kissing someone else. I'm old-fashioned that way, but she was fine with it.