Christopher Egan Biography

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Born: June 29, 1984

CHRISTOPHER EGAN

Date of Birth: June 29, 1984

A native of Sydney, Christopher Egan began his training in high school by attending Sydney's McDonald College School of Performing Art, as well as the Syndey Festival Dance School where he was educated in the art of singing, dancing and acting.

He first made a name for himself at age 16 on the hit Australian TV drama Home and Away. His portrayal of Nick Smith in the series earned him a nomination for a 2001 Logie Award (the Australian television industry awards) in the category of Most Popular New Talent. Before being cast in this role, Egan focused on his theater career starring in Les Miserables and West Side Story at Sydney's Zenith Theatre.

In 2004 he moved to Los Angeles, where he soon began making guest appearances on such shows as Everwood and the miniseries Empire. He was seen as David Shepherd on the NBC drama series Kings alongside Ian MacShane as well as in the independent mystery, thriller Crush from Phase 4 Films.

In 2006 Egan co-starred as Roran in the film Eragon, an adaptation of Christopher Paolini's best-selling novel. He was also featured in the films Resident Evil: Extinction, Alpha Male, Virgin Territory and in Letters to Juliet.

Egan continues to reside in Los Angeles.

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