Christopher Lee Kattan, more famous as just Christ Kattan, was born on 19th October in the year 1970. Chris Kattan drew his first breath in Sherman Oaks, California, in the family of Kip King and Hajnalka E. Biro. His father was an actor and his mother was a model, who once posed for the Playboy Magazine. The comedian and actor has Hungarian and Jewish roots.
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Despite the fact that he was born in California, Christ Kattan was raised on Washington’s Bainbridge Island. While living there, he studied at the Bainbridge High School and graduated from it in 1989. Moreover, Chris Kattan studied at the Northridge’s University of California in the major of Acting and Directing. While studying at the university, he had already performed with The Groundlings.
Before Chris Kattan became famous, he participated in a couple of improvisational comedy troupes, the most notable of which is Los Angeles’ The Groundlings. At that time, Chris Kattan started also to play some insignificant roles on TV. In particular, he participated in “No, This Is Not Based Entirely on Julie’s Life”, an American Sitcom, produced by NewsRadio.
However, his career had rapidly progressed when he was descried by the producer of the Saturday Night Live in 1996. Since that time, he had grown in popularity in a matter of months. While participating in his most successful show, Chris Kattan has created a large number of unique, memorable characters, such as Mango (an exotic dancer), Mr. Peepers, the Guy from Roxbury, Azrael Abyss, and others. As a matter of fact, he has collected over 25 roles while taking part in the SNL.
After ceasing to participate in the Saturday Night Live show, the stand-up comedian started to play roles in various movies and TV shows. However, despite being seemed quite successful, he was replaced in several film roles. However, one of the leading roles in the “A Night at the Roxbury”, the role of Doug Butabi, gave him a second chance. In 2009, he played a role of himself in the miniseries under the name “Bollywood Hero”, where he showed how difficult it was for him to retain the social position of a leading man after finishing his career in the SNL. Later, Chris Kattan appeared in one of the episodes of the incredibly popular American sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” Also, he got a role in the initial 4 seasons of “The Middle”, for which he has been remembered, too. Up to date, the net worth of Chris Kattan is believed to be equal to $8 million.
For a long time, Chris Kattan dated Sunshine Deia Tutt, a model. After he made her a proposal in 2006, the couple married on 28th June in the year 2008. However, the couple decided to divorce a little bit more than a month later. At the beginning of 2009 they divorced officially.
Chris Kattan played roles and voiced some character in a whopping number of films and TV series: 24 movies and 13 TV series. The latest his appearances were in the movie “Crazy Enough” (2013), TV series “Late Night with Jimmy Falcon” (2011), and “Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off.” Recently, he mostly participates by voicing characters.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020