He was born Christopher Eugene O’Donnell in Winnetka, Illinois in a Roman Catholic family in the year 1970. O’Donnell was the youngest of seven children. Christopher married his college girlfriend, Caroline Fentress in 1997. The couple have 5 children. He was chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world.
Christopher is the famous Robin in the most loved Batman Films, “Batman Forever” and “Batman and Robin”. The movie was a box office success but he wanted more from his filming career than portraying a comic character. He was also seriously considered for the role of Spiderman which he didn’t take.
He began modeling at the age of thirteen and was featured in several commercials. He was first discovered when he was acting in a commercial for McDonalds in which he was serving Michael Jordan. The television series “Jack & Mike” was his first appearance on television. He was cast in the television series “Head Cases & Grey’s Anatomy”. He also stars in the series “NCIS: Los Angeles” in which he plays the role of an agent in charge of the office of Special Projects Team stationed in Los Angeles.
At the age of 17, he was offered a chance to audition but didn’t want to go for it. He was persuaded by his mother to take part in the audition. He won the role in the movie “Men Don’t Leave”, with Jessica Lange. Since then his filming career took a spin and he has entertained the viewers with movies like “The Bachelor”, “Vertical Limit” and “Kinsey”.
The list of top movies is presented below;
- Scent of a Woman
- Fried Green Tomatoes
- School Ties
- The Three Musketeers
- Circle of Friends
- Vertical Limit
- Max Payne
- Batman Forever
- Cookie’s Fortune