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Christopher Eugene Chalk (born December 7, 1986)[citation needed] is an American television, film, and theatre actor.

Chris Chalk
Born
Christopher Eugene Chalk

(1986-12-07) December 7, 1986 (age 32)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor
Years active2005–present

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Early lifeEdit

Chalk studied at Asheville High School, graduating in 2003[1] and earned a BFA in acting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2007.[2]

CareerEdit

Chalk is known for roles such as journalist Gary Cooper in The Newsroom,[3] Marine Tom Walker in Homeland,[4] and murderer Jody Adair in Justified.[1][3] He has also been in multiple Law & Order episodes,[2] the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave,[5] and the 2010 Broadway play Fences.[2] He appears in Gotham as a young Lucius Fox.[6]

FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Rent Street Vendor Who Sells Coats
2006 The Architect Drug Dealer
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Officer
2012 Being Flynn Ivan
2013 12 Years A Slave Clemens
2013 Burning Blue Special Agent Jones
2015 Lila & Eve Alonzo
2016 Come and Find Me Buck Cameron / Kyle
2017 Detroit Officer Frank
2019 The Red Sea Diving Resort Col. Abdel Ahmed
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Rescue Me Young Black Male Episode: "Sparks"
Uncredited
2009 The Good Wife Third Year Associate Episode: "Crash"
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Neal Douglas Episode: “Turmoil”
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Austin Arvis Episode: "Inhumane Society"
2011 Person of Interest Lawrence Pope Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Justified Jody Adair 2 episodes
2011–13 Homeland Tom Walker 7 episodes
2014 Sons of Anarchy Flint Episode: "Black Widower"
2012–14 The Newsroom Gary Cooper 24 episodes
2015–19 Gotham Lucius Fox 33 episodes
2015 Complications Darius Bishop 8 episodes[7]
2016 The Blacklist John Addison Episode: "Drexel (No. 113)"[8]
2016–17 Underground William Still 5 episodes
2019 When They See Us Yusuf Salaam Main role
TBA Perry Mason Paul Drake Miniseries, main role

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sarah Williams (10 July 2010). "Young, Gifted, and Black". theurbannews.com. The Urban News. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Fences Star Chris Chalk on Eight Seconds in Rent and What He's Learned from Denzel". Broadway.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  3. ^ a b Jason Sandford (23 July 2012). "Chris Chalk has role in new HBO series The Newsroom". Ashvegas.com. Ashvegas. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  4. ^ "'Homeland' season finale review: Claire Danes and Damian Lewis provide an explosive conclusion". EW.com. 18 December 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  5. ^ Obenson, Tambay A. "Chris Chalk Joins Steve McQueen's '12 Years A Slave' | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2015-03-07). "Chris Chalk Cast As Lucius Fox On 'Gotham'". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  7. ^ "Chris Chalk on Gang-life and Humanity in USA Drama 'Complications'". NBC News. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  8. ^ Cropper, Anton (2016-02-18), Drexel (No. 113), retrieved 2016-11-27

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