Chris Hardwick

Chris Hardwick

Highest Rated: 90% The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

Lowest Rated: 20% House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Birthday: Nov 23, 1971

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA

In many ways, Chris Hardwick personified the "zero-to-hero" story arc that so many video games and comic book plotlines were based on. As a young man, Hardwick was the typical high school geek who preferred role-playing board games to working in front of cameras. His perception changed after moving to Hollywood and discovering his natural talent as a comedian. In the mid-1990s, Hardwick landed his breakout television role as the host of MTV's "Singled Out" (1995-97), a popular dating show that marked the network's transition from strictly airing music videos to reality and lifestyle programming. Hardwick parlayed his "Singled Out" success into the occasional acting appearance on scripted shows and in feature films, yet it was as a TV host that he truly shone. During the meteoric rise of digital media and electronic gaming in the 2000s, Hardwick reached a broader audience as host of the tech-based programs "Attack of the Show!" (G4, 2005- ) and "Web Soup" (G4, 2009- ). The self-professed nerd further increased his visibility by launching the popular "Nerdist Podcast" in 2010, a highly ambitious and personal Internet-radio show that expanded into television, books and other projects, establishing Hardwick as a multimedia mogul. This expanded out of the nerd culture niche into mainstream television as the host and moderator of TV chat shows "Talking Dead" (AMC 2011- ), the comedy quiz show "@ Midnight with Chris Hardwick: (Comedy Central 2013-17) and network game show "The Wall" (NBC 2016- ). In June 2018, Hardwick's status as the leading pop culture figure of geek culture was imperiled by accusations from ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra that Hardwick had been sexually and emotionally abusive toward her for the entirety of their three-year relationship. The revelation led to the end of Hardwick's association with the AMC network.

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Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
56% 46% The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Radio DJ (Voice) $59.3M 2017
90% 80% The LEGO Batman Movie Reporter No. 3 (Voice) $175.7M 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ear Buds: The Podcasting Documentary Self - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chris Hardwick: Mandroid Unknown (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 63% LEGO: The Adventures of Clutch Powers Bones (Voice) - 2010
No Score Yet 55% The Mother of Invention Drake Wooderson (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life Coach Milos (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 36% Spectres Sam Phillips (Character) - 2004
20% 65% House of 1000 Corpses Jerry (Character) $12.6M 2003
71% 38% Jane White Is Sick and Twisted Burger (Character) - 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Art House Weston Craig (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Courting Courtney Tim (Character) - 1997

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 74% Talking Dead Host 2011-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wall Executive Producer,
Host
2020-2021 2016-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Walking Dead Holiday Special Host 2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Hoda & Jenna Guest 2020
No Score Yet 87% Lights Out With David Spade Guest 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Whose Line Is It Anyway? Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ridiculousness Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet America's Got Talent Guest 2017-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking With Chris Hardwick Executive Producer,
Host
2017-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2011-2018
No Score Yet 48% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2018 2014-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2016-2018 2012
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2017 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking Preacher Executive Producer,
Host
2016-2017
No Score Yet 87% At Midnight With Chris Hardwick Executive Producer,
Host
2013-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shark After Dark Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Live Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking Saul Executive Producer,
Host
2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Comedy Jam Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet LIVE with Kelly Host 2016-2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Harry Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2017
41% 61% Chelsea Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sanjay and Craig Craig (Voice) 2013-2016
80% 88% The Jim Gaffigan Show Himself (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly Guest 2016
100% 58% Not Safe With Nikki Glaser Guest 2016
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Johnny Lawrence (Guest Voice) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Real Time With Bill Maher Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2014 2012
No Score Yet 91% Comedy Bang! Bang! Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Guest 2014
100% 92% Garfunkel and Oates Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
75% 85% Maron Himself (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Talking Bad Host 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Nerdist Executive Producer,
Host
2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2009-2013
No Score Yet 100% Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Maxwell/Spanker Chief/Shadowy Ore (Guest Voice) 2011-2012
89% 79% The Legend of Korra Sokka (Guest Voice) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Web Soup Host 2009-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Back at the Barnyard Otis the Cow (Voice) 2007-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show Guest,
Self
2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show Guest 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kevin Pollak's Chat Show Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Comedy Central Presents Unknown (Character) 2008
No Score Yet 85% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shipmates Host 2001-2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Guys Like Us Unknown (Character) 1998-1999
No Score Yet 94% Boy Meets World Chris Hardwick (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Married ... With Children Dan Inwood (Guest Star) 1996

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