Chris Wylde (born Chris Noll, c. 1977)[1] is an American actor from New Jersey.[2]

Chris Wylde
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Wylde in 2011
Bornc. 1977 (age 42–43)
EducationAmerican University
Years active2000–present

Wylde created, writes, produces and stars in the web series Dadholes[3] and has a recurring role on Young Sheldon as Glenn the owner of the comic book store. Wylde has appeared in the films The DUFF, Space Cowboys and the 2009 horror film The Revenant, and in multiple series on Comedy Central.

Personal lifeEdit

Wylde was born in Hackettstown and grew up in Belvidere, Verona, and Allendale, New Jersey.[1] Both Wylde's parents were Methodist ministers.[1] Wylde attended American University.[1]

Wylde is a Los Angeles Clippers fan, and met his wife at a Clippers game.[4]


Wylde began his television career on the Comedy Central show Strip Mall with fellow comedians Julie Brown and Victoria Jackson, followed by the network's first late-night talk show, The Chris Wylde Show starring Chris Wylde.[1]

Wylde went on to appear in television guest roles, notably pranking the judges on American Idol with his "Rapping Nanny" character (under his given name, Christopher Noll).[5]

Making the transition to film, Wylde had minor roles in films such as Space Cowboys and Coyote Ugly. He later starred in the horror film The Revenant (2009) and The DUFF.

Chris Wylde has a recurring role on Young Sheldon as Glenn, the owner of the comic book store.

Wylde also writes, produces and stars in the web series Dadholes.



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Space Cowboys Jason
2000 Coyote Ugly College Guy
2001 My First Mister Waiter
2001 Joe Dirt Railroad Boy
2001 Evolution Student
2007 The Ten Kevin Lipworth
2007 Descent Chris
2009 The Revenant Joey
2009 All's Faire in Love Prince Rank
2010 Fred: The Movie Security Guard
2011 Fred 2: Night of the Living Fred Security Guard
2013 Coffee, Kill Boss Chuck Quinn
2014 Earth to Echo Security Guard
2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Chris Cummings
2015 The DUFF Mr. Fillmore
2017 The Babysitter Melanie's Annoying Dad
2018 When We First Met Mr. Costigan
2019 Airplane Mode
2019 Rim of the World Uncle Chris
TBA The Babysitter 2 Juan filming
Year Title Role Notes
2000–01 Strip Mall Barry 22 episodes
2001 The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde Chris Wylde 11 episodes
2002 Watching Ellie Production Assistant
2002 Trading Spaces Himself
2002-2003 Taboo! Host 44 episodes
2003 Filmfakers Ensemble 6 episodes
2003 Hollywood Squares Himself 5 episodes
2003 Just Shoot Me! Max
2004 General Hospital Ricky 3 episodes
2005 American Idol Rapping Nanny
2010 Jonas Mad Mad Marty
2010 Pair of Kings Two Peg 2 episodes
2011 Good Luck Charlie Corporal Kwikki
2011 A.N.T. Farm Mr. Marceau
2012 Gravity Falls Additional Voices
2014 Legit Gene 2 episodes
2014 Jessie Grover/Lord Thunderblood
2015 Happyish Hitler
2015-2017 Pickle and Peanut Gary/Viper/Various Voices 6 episodes
2016 Future-Worm! Bread Baron
2017 Dimension 404 Detective
2018-2019 Young Sheldon Glenn 3 episodes
2020 Amphibia Angwin 1 episode
2020 The Cuphead Show Croaks 1 episode


  1. ^ a b c d e Strauss, Robert (July 22, 2001). "In Person; Hide Those Children. A Jersey Guy's on TV". The New York Times. Retrieved July 24, 2016. ...a 24-year-old who grew up as Chris Noll in Belvedere, Verona and Allendale,
  2. ^ Whitty, Stephen (February 20, 2015). "'The DUFF' review: A high-school comedy with smarts". Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
  3. ^ Pruner, - Aaron (July 19, 2015). "'Dadholes' Has Returned With A New Episode And A Message: 'Father's Day Is A Joke'". Archived from the original on April 8, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  4. ^ Arnold, Shayna Rose (June 19, 2015). "These Are the Most Famous Faces in Clippers Nation". Los Angeles. Archived from the original on December 31, 2015. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  5. ^ Dehnart, Andy (February 3, 2005). "Auditions make 'Idol' a joke". Archived from the original on July 24, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2016.

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