Oliver Chris is an English actor is famous for his appearances in The Office (UK Version), The IT Crowd, Rescue Me. Apart from this, he is also known for rewriting lyrics to the Beatles’ Let It Be as a tribute song to the footballer, Wayne Rooney.
As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $2 Million as of Jan 2020.
Acting Journey Of Oliver Chris
The English actor, Oliver Chris has more than 45 acting credits as of early 2020 which includes TV movie, series, documentary, and Theater work.
TV Movies And Series
Oliver made his acting debut in 2000 with the TV movie Charley Doone as Lorna Doone. After a year, he appeared in the comedy series, The Office in a few episodes as Ricky Howard sharing screen with Ricky Gervais and Mackenzie Crook.
Some of his notable works are in Green Wing, The IT Crowd, King Charles III, Casualty. Apart from this, he appeared in the several TV series such as The Gathering, Rescue Me, Sweet Medicine, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Phineas and Ferb, Hotel Babylon, Silent Witness, The Scandalous Lady W, The Queen, and I, Endeavour.
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He is also well known for his work in the theatre.
- The Importance of Being Ernest
- The Taming of the Shrew
- Cyrano de Bergerac
- The Portrait of a Lady
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
- One Man, Two Guvnors
- King Charles III
- Great Britain
- Twelfth Night
- Young Marx
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Chris re-wrote the lyrics of Let It Be by Beatles in 2004 in collaboration with Stephen Campbell Moore and other actors and journalists. He made the song about the Manchester United Legend, Wayne Rooney. This song was again reprised and re-recorded for the FIFA World Cup of 2006.
Apart from acting, Chris is also a narrator. He is the favourite of English Novelist Anthony Horowitz, as he has narrated most of the Alex Rider series.
His upcoming projects are Miss Marx and After the Harvest II. In the former, he will appear alongside Romola Garai, David Kirk Traylor, among others. Similarly, in the latter, he will share the screen with Saffron Burrows, Russell Tovey and Adelaide Clemens.
Personal Life: Who Is Oliver Chris’ Wife?
The 41 years old, Oliver Chris seems to be single at the moment but previously was engaged to actress, Rachael Stirling. The former couple started dating in 2007 and got engaged in 2009.
They called off their relationship in 2012 without revealing the reason for their separation. After this, he has not been linked with anyone.
Oliver Chris was born on November 2, 1978, in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. His full name is Oliver Graham Chris.
Regarding education, he joined Tunbridge Wells Grammar School and later on moved to Michael Hall Steiner School from where he completed his schooling. Later on, he joined Central School of Speech and Drama. Additionally, he also graduated from Birkbeck College with a degree course in history, politics and philosophy.