Biography Profile: Chris Pratt

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Christopher Michael Pratt was born on June 21, 1979, in Virginia, Minnesota, United States. He is an American actor. Pratt rose to prominence for his television roles, particularly as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), for which he received critical acclaim and was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2013.

Birth Name Christopher Michael Pratt
Birth Date / Age June 21, 1979 (age 40)
Birth Place Virginia, Minnesota, U.S.
Residence Virginia
Home Town Virginia
Nationality American
Gender Male
Other Names
  • Chris Pratt
  • Pratt Pratt Pratt
Spouse(s) Anna Faris (m. 2009; div. 2018)
Children
  • Jack Pratt (son)
Marital Status Divorced
Partner(s) Katherine Schwarzenegger (e. 2018)
Relationship Status Engaged
Relationship Type Heterosexual
Occupation
  • Actor
Years Active 2000 – present
Associated acts
  • Zoe Saldana
  • Dave Bautista
  • Karen Gillan
  • Robert Downey Jr.
Net Worth $30 Million
Family
Parents
  • Daniel Clifton Pratt (Father)
  • Kathleen Louise {Kathy Pratt} (Mother)
Relatives
  • Cully Pratt (Brother)
  • Angie Pratt (Sister)
Body & Measurements
Body Type Athletic
Skin Complexion Light Skin
Body Measurements 46-35-16 inches
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm), (1.88 m)
Weight 220 lbs (100 kg)
Body Art none
Hair Light Brown (Brunette)
Eye Color Green
Education
Religion Christian
Languages
  • English
Education
  • Drop out
Alma mater
  • Lake Steven High School, Washington (Graduated 1997)
  • Community College
Mobile Phone No
Mobile Phone No: n/a
Social Media Handles
Social Fb: PrattPrattPratt
Twt: PrattPrattPratt
Ig: prattprattpratt
Website
Website https://instagram.com/prattprattpratt

In 2015, Time named Pratt one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list.

Early life and education

Chris Pratt was born as Christopher Michael Pratt on June 21, 1979 in Virginia, Minnesota, to Kathleen Louise (née Indahl) and Daniel Clifton Pratt. While his mother worked at a Safeway supermarket, his father worked in mining and later remodelled houses. He is the youngest of three siblings.

He is of English, German, Swiss-German, French-Canadian and Norwegian descent. Raised in Lake Stevens, Washington. Chris has an older brother, Cully Pratt & sister, Angie Pratt.

Pratt gained his education from a local school. While studying, he showed an interest in wrestling and stood fifth in the high school state wrestling tournament. He attended community college for a short period before dropping out. Then he took up odd jobs for a living and was even homeless for a while.

Career

At 19 years old, Pratt was a waiter at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Maui when he was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong. Rae cast him in her directorial debut, the short horror film Cursed Part 3, which was filmed in Los Angeles.

Pratt’s first regular television role was as Harold Brighton “Bright” Abbott on the series Everwood. After Everwood ‘s cancellation, he joined the cast of The O.C. for its fourth season, playing activist Winchester “Ché” Cook. He also had an appearance in the 2008 action film Wanted, where James McAvoy hits him with a keyboard.

In 2009, Pratt began playing Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation. Originally meant to be a temporary character, producers liked Pratt so much they asked him to become a series regular. This would become his breakout character. Pratt portrayed Oakland Athletics first baseman / catcher (Scott Hatteberg) in the 2011 film Moneyball.

Prior to the release of Moneyball, Pratt was typecast as youthful and somewhat immature characters. In Moneyball, he played a dramatic role as a father and dejected baseball player who once feared his career was over and who had the difficult task of learning a new defensive position. He played the co-worker of Joaquin Phoenix character in Spike Jonze’s sci-fi romance Her in December 2013.

Personal life

In 2007, while on the set of Take Me Home Tonight, Pratt met actress Anna Faris, who played his love interest in the film. They were engaged in late 2008 and married in Bali, Indonesia on July 9, 2009. They both lived in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

Faris with pregnant with their child, And their son was born in August 2012, nine weeks premature and weighing only 3 pounds 12 ounces (1.7 kg).

They both separated in 2017 and finalized their divorce the following year.

Pratt began a relationship with Katherine Schwarzenegger, an author and daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, in 2018. On January 13, 2019, Pratt announced through Instagram that he and Schwarzenegger were engaged.

Pratt was raised Lutheran and later worked for Jews for Jesus, eventually becoming a non-denominational Christian.

Filmography

Debut

  • Film- Cursed Part 3 (2000)
  • TV- The Huntress (2001)

Film

  • Moneyball (2011)
  • Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
  • Her (2013)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Jurassic World (2015)
  • The Magnificent Seven (2016)
  • Passengers (2016)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)
  • The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
  • The Kid (2019)
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019)
  • Onward (2020)

 

Television

  • The Huntress (2001)
  • Everwood 2002 – (2016)
  • Path of Destruction (2005)
  • The O.C. (2006 – 2007)
  • The Batman (2008)
  • Parks and Recreation (2009 – 2015)
  • Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010 – 2011)
  • Top Chef (2012)
  • Timms Valley (2013)
  • Saturday Night Live +2014)
  • Mom (2017)

 

Game

  • Ben 10 Ultimate Alien: Cosmic Destruction (2010)
  • Kinect Star Wars (2012)
  • Lego Jurassic World (2015)
  • Lego Dimensions (2015)

 

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2004 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Sidekick Everwood Nominated
2005 Choice TV Sidekick Nominated
2012 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble Zero Dark Thirty Nominated
2013 Critics’ Choice Television Award Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Parks and Recreation Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Awards Choice Animated Movie: Voice The Lego Movie Nominated
CinemaCon Awards Breakthrough Performer of the Year Guardians of the Galaxy Won
Young Hollywood Awards Super Superhero Nominated
Detroit Film Critics Society Best Ensemble Won
Breakthrough Performance Nominated
2015 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Best Actor in an Action Movie Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Nominated
Best Shirtless Performance Nominated
Best Musical Moment Nominated
Best Comedic Performance Nominated
Best Hero Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Male Action Star Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Actor Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Male Jurassic World Nominated
2016 People’s Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
Favorite Action Movie Actor Nominated
Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Best Actor in an Action Movie Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance Nominated
Best Action Performance Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: AnTEENcipated Actor The Magnificent Seven Nominated
2017 Saturn Awards Best Actor Passengers Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Won
Choice Movie: Ship (with Zoe Saldana) Nominated
2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards MTV Generation Award N/A Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Liplock (with Zoe Saldana) Avengers: Infinity War Nominated
Choice Summer Movie Actor Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Won
People’s Choice Awards The Male Movie Star of 2018 Nominated
The Action Movie Star of 2018 Nominated
2019 Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Butt-Kicker Won