Chris Klein is an American actor. He is best known for starring as Paul Metzler in Election, Chris ‘Oz’ Ostreicher in the American Pie comedy teen films, and the serial killer Cicada on The Flash. In 2020, Klein began starring as Bill Townsend in the Netflix series Sweet Magnolias. Klein’s other notable works include The Six Wives of Henry Lefay, Rollerball, Wilfred, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li, New York City Serenade, and Day Zero.
Born Frederick Christopher Klein on March 14, 1979 in Hinsdale, Illinois, to parents Terese and Fred Klein, he is the middle child of three, with an older sister named Debbie and younger brother named Timothy. He was educated at Millard West High School. He has been married to Laina-Rose Thyfault since August 10, 2015. They have two children; a son named Frederick Easton and a daughter named Isla Rose.
Chris Klein Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 14 March 1979
Birth Place: Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
Birth Name: Frederick Christopher Klein
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Hazel
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Chris Klein Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 174 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 79 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: N/A
Chris Klein Family Details:
Father: Fred Klein (Engineer) (b. 1951)
Mother: Terese (Bergen) (Kindergarten teacher) (b. 1950)
Spouse/Wife: Laina Rose Thyfault (m. 2015)
Children: Frederick Easton Klein (Son) (b. July 23, 2016), Isla Rose Klein (Daughter) (b. 2018)
Siblings: Timothy Klein (Younger Brother) (b. 1982), Debbie Klein (Older Sister) (b. 1978)
Others: Frederick Christopher Klein (Paternal Grandfather), Veronica Edith White (Paternal Grandmother), Jeremiah Joseph Bergen aka Jerry (Maternal Grandfather), Lucy Catherine Kluth (Maternal Grandmother)
Chris Klein Education:
Millard West High School, Millard, NE (1997)
Texas Christian University (Dropped out)
Chris Klein Facts:
*Born on March 14, 1979 in Hinsdale, Illinois, he is of German, Irish, and English descent.
*He sang in the school choir, ran on the track-and-field team, and starred in the drama club’s production of West Side Story.
*He was discovered in his high school by director Alexander Payne who was busy casting his upcoming film, Election.
*He was once engaged to actress Katie Holmes.
*He was in a relationship with Ginnifer Goodwin from 2006 to 2008.
*He was arrested for drunk driving on February 5, 2005, in San Diego County and again in Los Angeles on June 16, 2010.
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