Chris Elliott

Chris Elliott

Highest Rated: 97% Groundhog Day (1993)

Lowest Rated: 14% Scary Movie 2 (2001)

Birthday: May 31, 1960

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Renowned for playing a wide range of oddballs, comedic actor and writer Chris Elliott cut his teeth on "Late Night with David Letterman" (NBC, 1982-1993) before creating cult classics "Get a Life" (Fox, 1990-92) and "Cabin Boy" (1994) and bagging memorable supporting roles in "Groundhog Day" (1993), "There's Something About Mary" (1998) and "Schitt's Creek" (CBC, 2015-19). Born in New York City, NY in 1955, Chris Elliott began his career as a production assistant on "Late Night with David Letterman" (NBC, 1982-1993), later joining the talk show's writing team and originating several recurring characters including the Conspiracy Guy, Panicky Guy and Guy Under the Seats. After landing his first credited acting role in John Sayles drama "Lianna" (1983), Elliott showed up in sci-fi spoof "Hyperspace" (1984) and coming-of-age "My Man Adam" (1985), worked with Michael Mann on "Manhunter" (1986), Francis Ford Coppola on "New York Stories" (1989) and James Cameron on "The Abyss" (1989) and played a 30-year-old paperboy in "Get a Life" (Fox, 1990-92), a self-penned quirky family sitcom which also featured his real-life father, actor and comedian Bob Elliott of Bob and Ray fame. After playing news cameraman Larry in "Groundhog Day" (1993) and filmmaker A. White in N.W.A satire "CB4" (1993), Elliott enjoyed a one-season stint on "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975-) and divided critics with "Cabin Boy" (1994), a Tim Burton-produced fantasy comedy in which he starred as an obnoxious manchild. Elliott then appeared in Disney remake "The Barefoot Executive" (1995), played Bing Crosby's illegitimate son in tabloid news satire "The Naked Truth" (ABC, 1995-98) and twice worked with the Farrelly Brothers, firstly showing up as The Gambler in "Kingpin" (1996) and then as shoe fetishist stalker Dom in "There's Something About Mary" (1998). After lending his voice to the titular white-collar worker in "Dilbert" (UPN, 1999-2000), Elliott graced family comedies "Snow Day" (2000), "The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps" (2000) and "Osmosis Jones" (2001), appeared in the second and fourth chapters of the "Scary Movie" franchise and added the aptly-titled "Cursed" (NBC, 2000-01) to his list of short-lived sitcoms. Following a ten-episode spell as Amy's nerdy brother Peter in "Everybody Loves Raymond" (CBS, 1996-2005), Elliott appeared in low-budget comedies "I'll Believe You" (2006) and "Speed-Dating" (2010), festive drama "Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage" (2008) and spoof "Dance Flick" (2009), took the leading role of U.S. Marshal Chris Monsanto in action parody series "Eagleheart" (Adult Swim, 2011-14) and was cast as Lily's estranged dad in "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS, 2005-2014). Elliott then bagged his longest recurring role in "Schitt's Creek" (CBC Television, 2015-19), going on to play inept mayor Roland for all six seasons of the small-town sleeper hit. During this period, Elliott also graced feature-length comedies "Better Off Single" (2016), "Frat Star" (2017) and "How to Get Girls" (2017), guested on "Graves" (Epix, 2016-17), "The Last Man on Earth" (Fox, 2015-18) and "Fresh Off the Boat" (ABC, 2015-) and appeared alongside daughters Abby and Bridey and wife Paula in "Clara's Ghost" (2017), an oddball supernatural comedy about a haunted dysfunctional family.

Highest rated movies

Groundhog Day
The Abyss
There's Something About Mary Clara's Ghost
The Rewrite
Osmosis Jones
CB4 Kingpin

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 88% Christmas vs. the Walters Dr. Tom (Character) - 2021
74% 33% Clara's Ghost Ted Reynolds (Character) - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet How to Get Girls Mr. P (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 26% Frat Star Eugene Cooper (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 43% Stereotypically You Angela's Dad (Character) - 2016
66% 42% The Rewrite Jim (Character) - 2014
25% 40% Speed-Dating Inspector Green (Character) - 2010
18% 30% Dance Flick Ron (Character) $25.6M 2009
No Score Yet 60% Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage Ernie Trevor (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet 21% I'll Believe You Eugene the Gator Guy (Character) - 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Caged Stuart (Character) - 2003
56% 42% Osmosis Jones Bob (Character) $13.6M 2001
14% 52% Scary Movie 2 Hansen (Character) $71.3M 2001
29% 27% Snow Day Snowplowman (Character) $60.0M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sky Is Falling Santa Clause (Character) - 1999
83% 61% There's Something About Mary Dom Woganowski (Character) $176.5M 1998
50% 69% Kingpin The Gambler (Character) $25.0M 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Barefoot Executive Jase Wallenberg (Character) - 1995
46% 42% Cabin Boy Nathanial Mayweather (Character) $3.5M 1994
52% 61% CB4 A. White (Character) $17.6M 1993
97% 88% Groundhog Day Larry (Character) $162.6K 1993
88% 83% The Abyss Bendix (Character) $54.3M 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Action Family Chris (Character) - 1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hyperspace Hopper (Character) - 1985

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maggie Jack (Character) 2022
93% 91% Schitt's Creek Roland Schitt (Character) 2015-2020
85% 81% The Last Man on Earth Glenn (Guest Star) 2017
94% 79% Fresh Off the Boat Adam (Guest Star) 2017
81% 87% Nurse Jackie Vigilante Jones (Guest Star) 2015
93% 91% The Good Wife Adrian Fluke (Guest Star) 2015
100% 93% The Birthday Boys Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 79% Hot in Cleveland Luke (Guest Star) 2014
88% 88% Community Russell Borchert (Guest Star) 2014
84% 84% How I Met Your Mother Mickey Aldin (Guest Star) 2009 2011-2012 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Eagleheart Chris Monsanto (Character) 2011-2014
No Score Yet 74% SpongeBob SquarePants Unknown (Guest Voice) 2011
No Score Yet 94% Futurama V-Giny (Guest Voice) 2010
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Anton Thibodeaux (Guest Star) 2008
No Score Yet 56% King of the Hill Chris Sizemore (Guest Voice) 2003 2007
No Score Yet 80% The King of Queens Unknown (Guest Star) 2001 2006
No Score Yet 79% That '70s Show Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet 83% Everybody Loves Raymond Peter MacDougall (Guest Star) 2003-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Third Watch Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet According to Jim Unknown (Guest Star) 2002-2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Still Standing Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ed Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
8% No Score Yet The Weber Show Dr. Larry Heckman (Character) 2000-2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dilbert Dogbert (Voice) 1999-2000
No Score Yet 82% The Nanny Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
64% 50% The Naked Truth Bradley Crosby (Character) 1997-1998
No Score Yet 66% Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet 41% Murphy Brown Unknown (Guest Star) 1995-1996
No Score Yet 100% Wings Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet 44% Saturday Night Live Unknown (Character) 1994-1995
77% 100% Get a Life! Chris Peterson (Character) 1990-1992
71% 91% Miami Vice Unknown (Guest Star) 1987