Christopher Durang

Christopher Durang

Highest Rated: 51% The Secret of My Success (1987)

Lowest Rated: 16% Simply Irresistible (1999)

Birthday: Jan 2, 1949

Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA

Christopher Durang was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. Durang worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Alive TV" (PBS, 1984-1996), "Beyond Therapy" (1987) starring Julie Hagerty and "Heaven Help Us" (1985) starring Andrew McCarthy. He also contributed to "Mr. North" (1988), "The Comedy Zone" (CBS, 1983-84) and "The Secret of My Success" (1987). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, appearing in the comedic adventure "Penn & Teller Get Killed" (1989) with Penn Jillette, the comedy "A Shock to the System" (1990) with Michael Caine and "In the Spirit" (1990) with Phillip Schopper. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action picture "The Cowboy Way" (1994) with Woody Harrelson, "Women In Black" (1999) and the fantastical comedy "Simply Irresistible" (1999) with Sarah Michelle Gellar. He also appeared in the Steve Martin comedy adaptation "The Out-Of-Towners" (1999). Most recently, Durang wrote "Sister Mary Explains It All" (Showtime, 2000-01).

Highest rated movies

The Secret of My Success
Mr. North
Housesitter
Heaven Help Us
The Butcher's Wife
Penn & Teller Get Killed
Simply Irresistible

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 45% Sister Mary Explains It All Writer - 2001
16% 54% Simply Irresistible Gene O'Reilly (Character) $4.4M 1999
38% 47% Housesitter Reverend Lipton (Character) $58.1M 1992
25% 30% The Butcher's Wife Mr. Liddle (Character) $8.9M 1991
25% 58% Penn & Teller Get Killed Jesus Freak (Character) - 1989
50% 38% Mr. North YMCA Clerk (Character) $1.1M 1988
51% 58% The Secret of My Success Davis (Character) $65.3M 1987
33% 74% Heaven Help Us Priest (Character) - 1985

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kristin Reverend Thornhill (Character) 2001 2004
95% 94% Frasier Sebastian Melmoth (Guest Voice),
Rudy (Guest Star)
1996 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Legacy Project Guest