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CHRISTOPHER KELLY is a New York-based actor best known for his performances in Tony Award-winning theaters across the United States and recurring roles on television. He recently was a guest star on season 8 of NBC's The Blacklist, appeared on HBO's Succession, and had a recurring role in Hulu's The Path.


On film, he recently completed work with Sir Ben Kingsley, Jane Curtin, and Harriet Harris on Marc Turtletaub's Jules.  Christopher has worked with Johnny Cash, Jane Seymour, Orson Bean, Matthew MacFadyen, and Hugh Dancy, among others. His film and television credits also include a recurring role on the CBS hit, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Damages (FX), and a featured role in Brothers of the Borderland, narrated by Oprah Winfrey, directed by Julie Dash, for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.


On stage, he returned last year from the Edinburgh International Festival after performing in the critically acclaimed two-hander, Mrs. President, by John Ransom Phillips. Other leading roles include Prince Hal in Henry IV parts 1 & 2 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., titular roles in Pericles at California Shakespeare, An Inspector Calls, AmadeusThe Cripple of Inishmaan, and the world premiere of Pierre at the Denver Center Theatre Company.

He has developed and originated roles in several world premiere productions, including Grace, or the Art of Climbing, The Yellow Leaf, Great Wall Story, The Center of Gravity, and, most recently, Lyle Kessler's House on Fire.  He has also been featured in such stage classics as Born Yesterday, Noises Off, and The Glass Menagerie

Christopher has received multiple award nominations, including for his performances as Dr. Givings in Sarah Ruhl's In the Next Room, and as Ishmael in the Drama-Desk nominated Moby Dick, among others. His joy of acting is a passion he loves to share, teaching in classrooms and rehearsal halls as well as online. He received his MFA from NYU's Graduate Acting Program.

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