Christopher Curry (actor)

Christopher Curry (born Christopher Root; October 22, 1948) is an American character actor of film and television who has appeared in more than 70 films and television programs since the 1980s. His best-known roles are as Captain Bosch in C.H.U.D. and Rico's father in Starship Troopers. He also had a small role in Red Dragon, and appeared as FBI Agent Stuckey in Home Alone 3. From 2011 until 2015, he portrayed the recurring role of Earl Kinsella, the father of Wade Kinsella in the CW TV series Hart of Dixie.

Christopher Curry
Christopher Root

(1948-10-22) October 22, 1948 (age 72)


Year Title Role Notes
1981 The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper Hippie
1984 C.H.U.D. Captain Bosch
ABC Afterschool Special Surveyor Episode: The Almost Royal Family
1986 F/X Mitchell
1988 Too Young the Hero Laslo TV movie
The Laser Man Officer
1989 See You in the Morning Larry's Brother
Last Exit to Brooklyn Riot Police Officer
Cross of Fire Hollings William Jennings Bryan TV movie
1990 Hunter Pete Florino 2 episodes
thirtysomething Dr. Eilerton Episode: "Life Class"
Desperate Hours Chabon
The Return of Superfly Tom Perkins
1991 Guns of Paradise Tuck Sweeney Episode: "Bad Blood"
The Boys Policeman #1 TV movie
Palace Guard Episode: "House Arrest"
1992 Reasonable Doubts Dr. Bruner Episode: "Home to Roost"
Quantum Leap Mr. Takin Episode: "Trilogy (Part 2) – For Your Love"
1993 L.A. Law Brian McAlister Episode: "That's Why the Lady Is a Stamp"
1994 Betrayed by Love Capt. Stevenson TV movie
Wings Bobby Young Episode: "Moonlighting"
In the Heat of the Night Bitsy Mergere Episode: "Poor Relations"
Chicago Hope Special Agent Tom Jerryman Episode: "Genevieve and Fat Boy"
1995 Bye Bye Love Dad #1 at McDonald's
Babylon 5 Ronald Quantrell Episode: "And Now For a Word"
Bushwhacked Trooper
The Client Dan Jacobs Episode: "Dear Harris"
Murder, She Wrote Sheriff Mike Chubb Episode: "Frozen Stiff"
1996 JAG Captain Dykstra Two Episodes
1997 Dave's World Kruger Episode: The Creeping Peril
Johnny Bravo Man on Street / Guy #2 Voice, 2 episodes
Starship Troopers Mr. Rico
Chicago Hope Jim Dolan Episode: "All in the Family"
Home Alone 3 FBI Agent Stuckey
Beverly Hills, 90210 Jerry Wester 2 episodes
Matchbox Circus Train Frank Sanders
1998 Bulworth Journalist
1999 Love American Style Daddy Segment: "Love In The Old South"
Star Trek: Voyager Automobile Driver Episode: "11:59"
2001 Summoning Sam Short
The Song of the Lark Fritz Kohler TV movie
Taking Back Our Town Walt Haney TV movie
Crossing Jordan Jimm Keller Episode: "Blue Christmas"
2002 The West Wing Colonel Lee Episode: "We Killed Yamamoto"
City of Ghosts Larry Luckman
Red Dragon Mr. Fisk
2003 Dirt Vice consul
Alias Heinz Brucker Episode: "Truth Takes Time"
The Lyon's Den Attorney / Zach's Attorney 2 episodes
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun Michael Paul Floyd (OSS) Voice, Video Game
2004 Patients Murray TV movie
Shelter Robert Short
2005 Lincoln's Eyes Voice, Short
Psychic Driving Dr. Leonard Mahler Short
Ultimate Spider-Man Voice, Video Game
2006 Huff Matt Stewart 3 episodes
Hitman: Blood Money Operahouse Tourist / U.S. Guards Voice, Video Game
Mystery Woman: Oh Baby Jackson Chandler TV movie
Flags of Our Fathers Ed Block
2007 General Hospital: Night Shift Jared's Father 2 episodes
2008 Without a Trace Joel Kemper Episode: "Article 32"
Crazy Dr. Taylor
The Rise of the Argonauts Voice, Video Game
Young Person's Guide to History King George III 1 episode
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Pundit #2
2010 Amish Grace Minister TV movie
Days of Our Lives Elevator Man Voice, 1 episode
The Young and the Restless Russ Curtis 3 episodes
2011 Claustrophobia Orwell
Rizzoli & Isles Judge Martin Episode: "Can I Get a Witness?"
2011-2014 Hart of Dixie Crazy Earl / Earl Kinsella 13 episodes
2012 BlackBoxTV Doctor Bannister Episode: "AEZP: The Hollow"
2013 Jobs Board Member #1
Castle Gaston Episode: "Hunt"
Glee Gunther 2 episodes
2014 SpaceBear Perplexulo, Dream Trout Voice, TV movie
2016 Sully Rob Kolodjay


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