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Christopher Atkins : biography

February 21, 1961 -

Atkins in October 2008

Christopher Atkins (born Christopher Atkins Bomann; February 21, 1961) is an American actor, who became famous with his co-starring debut role in the 1980 film The Blue Lagoon.

Personal life

Atkins' famous curly hair was the result of perms; it is naturally very straight, and has darkened from blonde to brown over time.

He married Lynne Barron, from Sydney, Australia, in 1985; the couple had two children, Grant (b. December 10, 1985) and Brittney (b. May 1, 1987), before they divorced. His daughter Brittney Bomann has appeared in five films. His son Grant Bomann played collegiate baseball for UNC Charlotte from 2008 to 2009.

He owns an outdoor sports company and has patented a fishing lure.

Filmography

  • The Blue Lagoon (1980) as Richard Lestrange
  • Child Bride of Short Creek (1981) (TV) as Isaac King
  • Swan Lake (1982) (voice) as Prince Siegfried
  • The Pirate Movie (1982) as Frederic
  • A Night in Heaven (1983) as Rick Monroe (also known as Ricky The Rocket)
  • Dallas (1978) TV Series as Peter Richards (1983–1984)
  • Secret Weapons (1985) as Allan Collier
  • El ataque de los pájaros, also known as Evil Birds and Beaks: The Movie (1987) as Peter
  • Mortuary Academy (1988) as Max Grimm
  • Listen to Me (1989) as Bruce Arlington
  • Shakma (1990) as Sam
  • Fatal Charm (1990) as Adam
  • King's Ransom (1991) as Spence
  • Extralarge: Miami Killer (1991) as Blake
  • Wet and Wild Summer! (1992) as Bobby McCain
  • Dracula Rising (1993) as Vlad
  • Die Watching (1993) as Michael Terrence
  • Dispara! (1993) as Spence
  • Trigger Fast (1994) as Dusty Fog
  • Signal One, also known as Bullet Down Under (1994) as Martin Bullet
  • Guns of Honor (1994) as Dusty Fog
  • Bandit Goes Country (1994) as Johnny Bruce
  • Smoke n Lightnin (1995) as Lightnin'
  • Project Shadowchaser III (1995) as Snake
  • Red Shoe Diaries 13: Four on the Floor (1996) (segment "Four on the Floor")
  • It's My Party (1996) as Jack Allen
  • Dead Man's Island (1996) as Roger Prescott
  • Angel Flight Down (1996) as Jack Bahr
  • Mutual Needs (1997) as Andrew
  • Shoot (1998) as Spence
  • The Little Unicorn (1998) as PC Sid Edwards
  • Breaking the Silence (1998) as Jeff
  • Deadly Delusions (1999) as Sam Gitlin
  • Stageghost (2000) as Matthew Bronson
  • Dark Realm (2000) (TV Series)
  • Civility (2000) as John Cade
  • Title to Murder (2001) as Paul Shaughnessy
  • Tequila Express (2002) as David Manning
  • The Stoneman (2002) as Kip Hollings
  • Mending Fences (2002) as Tom
  • The Employee of the Month (2002) as Bill
  • The Color of Water (2002) as Clay
  • 13th Child (2002) as Ron
  • Quigley (2003) as Woodward
  • True Legends of the West (2003) as Theodore Sutherland
  • The Librarians (a.k.a. Strike Force) (2004) as Ringo
  • Caved In: Prehistoric Terror (2005) (TV) as John Palmer
  • Spiritual Warriors (2005) as King of Sparta
  • 100 Million BC (2007) as Erik Reno
  • Hidden (2008) as Walter
  • I Am Somebody: No Chance in Hell (2008) (original title: Chinaman's Chance) as Jacob
  • Forget Me Not (2008) as Mr. Channing
  • Confessions of a Teen Idol (2009)
  • Exodus Fall (2009) as Wayne Minor
  • Gathering of Heroes: Legend of the Seven Swords (2009) as Garrik Grayraven
  • The Hard Ride (2009) as George Custer
  • Prism (2009) as Detective Shane Dover
  • The Earth Empires:Ottoman Invasion (2010) as jannisery Commander Murat of the Dark
  • Harley's Hill (2011) as Mr. Miller, the father of Sara, a young girl determined to turn a runaway horse into a prized thoroughbred
  • Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012) as Mr. Christiansen
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