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Christopher Denham is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Additional Writing American born on 1 january 1985 at Illinois (USA)

Christopher Denham

Christopher Denham
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Nationality USA
Birth 1 january 1985 (39 years) at Illinois (USA)

Christopher Denham is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He directed Home Movie (2008) and is best known for his role in Argo (2012).

Biography

En 2011 et 2012, il incarne ses deux premiers rôles principaux au cinéma dans le film Sound of My Voice de Zal Batmanglij et Forgetting the Girl de Nate Taylor.

En 2012, il joue le rôle de Mark Lijek dans le film Argo de Ben Affleck. Sa performance d'acteur partagée avec une partie de la distribution sera récompensée ainsi que le film à de nombreuses reprises au cours de différentes cérémonies.

Après avoir été récompensé à la réalisation et au scénario de son premier film pour Home Movie en 2008, il décide de réitérer l'expérience en 2014. Durant cette même année, il écrit et réalise son deuxième film Preservation, dont les droits ont été acquis par la société XYZ Films.

De 2014 à 2015, il interprète le rôle de Jim Meeks dans la série télévisée Manhattan au côté de John Benjamin Hickey et Mamie Gummer.

En 2015, il joue dans la pièce de théâtre China Doll de David Mamet aux côtés d'Al Pacino.

En 2017, il obtient un rôle récurrent lors de la deuxième saison dans la série Billions.

Usually with

Joe Swanberg
Joe Swanberg
(1 films)
David Lowery
David Lowery
(1 films)
Jess Weixler
Jess Weixler
(1 films)
Jane Adams
Jane Adams
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Christopher Denham (19 films)

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Actor

Money Monster, 1h38
Directed by Jodie Foster
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Psychologie, Films about television
Actors Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Jack O'Connell, Dominic West, Caitriona Balfe, Lenny Venito
Roles Ron Sprecher
Rating64% 3.2491853.2491853.2491853.2491853.249185
Financial TV personality Lee Gates, who offers up stock advice on his hit show "Money Monster," is held hostage by a viewer, Kyle Budwell, who lost all of his money following a bad tip from Lee during his show.
Bad Country, 1h35
Directed by Chris Brinker
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Amy Smart, Willem Dafoe, Neal McDonough, Matt Dillon, Tom Berenger, Kevin Chapman
Roles Tommy Weiland
Rating57% 2.8979252.8979252.8979252.8979252.897925
When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring. So when the syndicate orders Carter's death and Weiland's ID'd as a snitch, the two team up to take down the mob and the crime boss who ordered the hit.
Argo
Argo (2012)
, 2h
Directed by Ben Affleck
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Historical
Themes Films about films, Films about writers, Spy films, Films about journalists, Political films
Actors Bryan Cranston, Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Michael Cassidy
Roles Mark Lijek
Rating76% 3.847343.847343.847343.847343.84734
On November 4, 1979, Iranian activists storm the United States embassy in Tehran in retaliation for President Jimmy Carter giving the Shah asylum in the U.S. during the Iranian Revolution. More than 50 of the embassy staff are taken as hostages, but six avoid capture and hide in the home of Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor. With the escapees' situation kept secret, the U.S. State Department begins to explore options for exfiltrating them from Iran. Tony Mendez, a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency exfiltration specialist, is brought in for consultation. He criticizes the proposals, but is at a loss when asked for an alternative. While on the phone with his son, he is inspired by watching Battle for the Planet of the Apes and begins plans for creating a cover story for the escapees: that they are Canadian filmmakers who happened to be in Iran scouting exotic locations for a similar science-fiction film.
Forgetting the Girl
Directed by Nate Taylor
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Christopher Denham, Anna Camp, Elizabeth Rice, Joel de la Fuente, Paul Sparks, Phyllis Somerville
Roles Kevin Wolfe
Rating52% 2.609522.609522.609522.609522.60952
Haunted by a traumatic history, photographer Kevin Wolfe (Christopher Denham) struggles to systematically forget all his bad memories, but erasing his past threatens to consume his future.
The Bay
The Bay (2012)
, 1h28
Directed by Barry Levinson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Kristen Connolly, Kether Donohue, Will Rogers, Christopher Denham, Jane McNeill, Stephen Kunken
Roles Sam
Rating57% 2.850732.850732.850732.850732.85073
The movie explains the footage was confiscated by the U.S. government until the anonymous source leaked the footage for the entire world to see.
Sound of My Voice, 1h25
Directed by Zal Batmanglij
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller
Themes Psychologie, Children's films
Actors Brit Marling, Christopher Denham, Richard Wharton, Davenia McFadden, Constance Tianming Wu, Matthew Carey
Roles Peter Aitken
Rating65% 3.2973953.2973953.2973953.2973953.297395
In Los Angeles, substitute schoolteacher Peter and aspiring writer Lorna are a couple in their twenties making a film documentary. Their subject is a secretive cult led by the mysterious Maggie (Brit Marling), whom they plan to expose as a fraud.
Enter Nowhere, 1h30
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Political films
Actors Scott Eastwood, Sara Paxton, Shaun Sipos, Katherine Waterston, Christopher Denham
Roles Kevin
Rating64% 3.248453.248453.248453.248453.24845
Enter Nowhere opens with Jody (Sara Paxton) and her dirt bag boyfriend Kevin (Christopher Denham) robbing a convenience store. Jody holds a gun to the cashier (Jesse J. Perez) demanding he open the safe. Cryptically, he tells her that he will do so but doesn't believe she can handle what's inside. Clearly not amused, she shoots and kills him.
Shutter Island, 2h10
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals, Lobotomie
Actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Michelle Williams, Max von Sydow
Roles Peter Breene
Rating82% 4.1005654.1005654.1005654.1005654.100565
In 1954, two U.S. Marshals - Edward "Teddy" Daniels and his new partner, Chuck Aule - travel to the Ashecliffe Hospital for the criminally insane on Shutter Island located in Boston Harbor as part of an investigation into the disappearance of patient Rachel Solando, incarcerated for drowning her three children. The sole clue is a note left by Solando, which reads: "The law of 4; who is 67?" Shortly after arrival, a storm prevents their return to the mainland for several days. Daniels finds the staff confrontational: the lead psychiatrist, Dr. John Cawley, refuses to hand over records of the hospital staff; Solando's doctor, Dr. Lester Sheehan, had left on vacation after her disappearance, and they are barred from searching Ward C and told that the lighthouse on the island has already been searched, so there is no need to search it. When a patient is being interrogated by Daniels, with a subterfuge she sends Aule away for a few seconds and scribbles "RUN" in Daniels' notepad.
Camp Hell
Camp Hell (2010)
, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Actors Bruce Davison, Dana Delany, Will Denton, Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew McCarthy, Connor Paolo
Roles Christian
Rating34% 1.7149851.7149851.7149851.7149851.714985
By the end of each summer, children from the fundamentalist Catholic community in the suburbs of New Jersey visited Camp Hope. Deep in the woods, away from civilization, the children are taught the ways of cult-like Christianity, the temptations of the flesh, and the horror of Satan. The head priest, who teaches the children these doctrines of fundamentalist Catholicism, has unknowingly brought evil with him by solely focusing on Sin instead of salvation. The priest fills these young minds with the belief that everything they do is an occasion of sin. He delves deep into their psyche asking them things like whether or not they masturbate, because masturbation, according to the Catholic Church, is the same as premarital sex and gives the devil a foothold in their hearts and minds. The priest also goes so far as to call a girl at the camp a whore simply because she was talking to a male member of the camp. These psychological attacks take their toll, and the presence of a demon starts to creep into the minds of the children, especially the main character, Tommy Leary.
Alexander the Last, 1h12
Directed by Joe Swanberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Actors Jess Weixler, Amy Seimetz, Josh Hamilton, Jane Adams, Christopher Denham, Kent Osborne
Roles Actor
Rating51% 2.5548552.5548552.5548552.5548552.554855
Ensemble dramatique sur une actrice mariée, sa sœur et leurs innombrables tentations sexuelles et créatives.
Duplicity
Duplicity (2009)
, 2h2
Directed by Tony Gilroy
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Spy, Crime, Romance
Themes Spy films
Actors Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti, Lisa Roberts Gillan, Denis O'Hare
Roles Ronny Partiz
Rating60% 3.048583.048583.048583.048583.04858
The film opens five years before the present day, showing the Fourth of July celebration at the American consulate in Dubai, where Ray Koval (Clive Owen), an MI6 agent, appears to seduce Claire Stenwick (Julia Roberts), who, unbeknownst to him, is a CIA agent. Claire drugs Ray and steals classified documents from him.
Charlie Wilson's War, 1h40
Directed by Mike Nichols
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Biography, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Documentary, Spy, Historical
Themes Spy films, Politique, Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Om Puri, Emily Blunt
Roles Mike Vickers
Rating69% 3.497343.497343.497343.497343.49734
The film opens with a large gathering inside an aircraft hangar. Everyone is attending a private ceremony for Democratic U.S. Representative Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks), who is receiving a major commendation for supporting the U.S. clandestine services. As everyone looks in admiration upon a clearly moved Wilson, the movie goes back in time.
The Key to Reserva, 10minutes
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Documentary, Crime
Actors Martin Scorsese, Simon Baker, Ted Griffin, Kelli O'Hara, Christopher Denham, Thelma Schoonmaker
Roles Leonard
Rating77% 3.889223.889223.889223.889223.88922
The film begins with framing device, wherein Scorsese, playing himself, describing how he discovered three and a half pages of an unproduced Hitchcock film, "The Key to Reserva". As part of this film preservation work he plans to film the script as Hitchcock would have filmed it.
Headspace
Headspace (2005)
, 1h36
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Actors Olivia Hussey, William Atherton, Sean Young, Mark Margolis, Christopher Denham, Larry Fessenden
Roles Alex Borden
Rating46% 2.3113952.3113952.3113952.3113952.311395
A young genius becomes obsessed with beating a chess wizard. He has a mind which uses far more of his frontal lobes than any normal person which means he can memorise a book in seconds. It also causes him to have fits which endanger his life. It is something to do with his mother who had a similar genius which turned her mad and forced her husband to kill her to save himself and their two sons. Psychiatric treatment does not seem to be working for him and meanwhile a monster is killing the people he knows. Although it is not revealed till near the end, you will quickly guess that the chess genius is his long lost brother.