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Chalk is known for television roles such as journalist Gary Cooper in The Newsroom, Marine Tom Walker in Homeland, and murderer Jody Adair in Justified. He has also been in multiple Law & Order episodes and appears in Gotham as a young Lucius Fox. He is also known for his roles in the 2010 Broadway play Fences, and the films 12 Years a Slave (2013) and The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019).

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Chris Chalk STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater LCT3 Production, 2011
Damon Robinson

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Corey

[Off-Broadway]
2009
Jerome Kisembe / Soldier

[Off-Broadway]
2008
Spike

[Off-Broadway]
2007
Gerard

[Off-Broadway]
2006
Captain Lee King

Chris Chalk Productions

 
[Broadway, 2010]
Fight Captain

Chris Chalk Movies

Rent
[ 2005 ] Street Vendor Who Sells Coats
The Architect
[ 2006 ] Drug Dealer
508 Nelson
[ 2006 ] Lou
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
[ 2007 ] Officer
Then She Found Me
[ 2007 ] Orderly
Being Flynn
[ 2012 ] Ivan
12 Years a Slave
[ 2013 ] Clemens
Burning Blue
[ 2013 ] Special Agent Jones
Lila & Eve
[ 2015 ] Alonzo
Come and Find Me
[ 2016 ] Buck Cameron, Kyle
Detroit
[ 2017 ] Officer Frank
The Red Sea Diving Resort
[ 2019 ] Colonel Abdel Ahmed
Farewell
[ 2020 ] Chance Charles
Godzilla vs. Kong
[ 2021 ] Ben

Chris Chalk TV Shows

Gotham
Lucius Fox
Homeland
Tom Walker
Law & Order
Alfred Biso, Thomas Walker
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Neal Douglas, Len
Nurse Jackie
EMT
Perry Mason
Paul Drake
The Newsroom
Gary Cooper
Underground
William Still

Chris Chalk Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Chris Chalk,, Fences


winner
Theatre World Awards - 2010 - Performance

Chris Chalk, Fences

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PERRY MASON Season Two to Debut in March on HBO

Months after the Dodson case has come to an end, the scion of a powerful oil family is brutally murdered. When the DA goes to the city's Hoovervilles to pinpoint the most obvious of suspects, Perry, Della, and Paul find themselves at the center of a case. Watch the new video trailer for the season now!

Alan Cumming, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set For Fundraiser To Save LAByrinth Theatre

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise the needed funds and has already raised $45,000.00 of the $75,000.00 goal.

Celebrating Black History Month: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Star in August Wilson's FENCES

The first Broadway revival of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, played at the Cort Theatre for 88 performances and won three Tony Awards- two of which went to its leading actors.

OWN to Air John Legend Hosted Special REVISITING UNDERGROUND

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will air “Revisiting Underground,” an all-new half-hour special from Sony Pictures Television, immediately following the previously announced January 5 premiere on OWN of the critically acclaimed historical drama “Underground on OWN” at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

American Black Film Festival Announces Film Slate For 2020 Virtual Festival

With a record number of entries, ABFF Ventures LLC., today revealed its slate of films in competition for the 24th annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) scheduled to take place online August 21-30th at abff.com.

HBO Announces Premiere Date for PERRY MASON, Starring Matthew Rhys and John Lithgow

1931, Los Angeles. While the rest of the country struggles through the Great Depression, this city is booming! Oil! Olympic Games! Talking Pictures! Evangelical Fervor! And a child kidnapping gone very, very wrong. Based on characters created by author Erle Stanley Gardner, drama series PERRY MASON, starring Emmy® winner Matthew Rhys, debuts Sunday, June 21 at 9:00 p.m. ET exclusively on HBO.

HBO Max Unveils Second Wave Slate of Originals Including FRAYED, DOOM PATROL, & More!

HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer's May 27th launch.

12th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition To Hold Virtual National Finals Celebration

Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters have announced today that the 12th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will cancel its in-person ceremony (originally scheduled for Monday, May 4th) and shift to a virtual celebration in light of the ongoing health crisis.

VIDEO: See Matthew Rhys, John Lithgow, Tatiana Maslany, & More in the Trailer for HBO's PERRY MASON

HBO has shared the first teaser trailer for the upcoming drama series Perry Mason, starring Emmy winner Matthew Rhys. The series will debut on Sunday, June 21 at 9:00pm ET on HBO. 

VIDEO: Chris Evans, Michael K. Williams Star in Trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT

Netflix has released the trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT, starring Chris Evans and Michael K. Williams and directed by Gideon Raff.

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Interviews The Exonerated Five Live From Netflix's FYSEE Space

Filmed last night, Sunday, June 9, live at the Netflix FYSEE space, the special event marked the first time executive producer Oprah Winfrey interviewed The Exonerated Five - Antron McCray, Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana and Yusef Salaam.   

NETFLIX and OWN Partner For OPRAH WINFREY PRESENTS WHEN THEY SEE US NOW

Netflix and OWN announced today that the closing night of Netflix's Emmy® FYSEE showcase, featuring a special in-depth conversation hosted by executive producer Oprah Winfrey, with Emmy®-winner Ava DuVernay and the cast of their four-part limited series, When They See Us – will be recorded to premiere on Netflix and OWN, Wednesday June 12 at 10p ET/PT (immediately following the Season Four premiere of DuVernay's critically acclaimed “Queen Sugar” at 9p on OWN). Oprah Winfrey Presents When They See Us Now, will also feature Winfrey's sit down interview with The Exonerated Five men of the Central Park Five 1989 case for the very first time. These conversations, closing out Netflix's immersive FYSEE experience, will take place at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 9th.  

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

IFC Center Announces Lineup for 2019 Split Screens Festival

IFC Center today announced an impressive and wide-ranging lineup for the third annual Split Screens Festival (www.splitscreensfestival.com) taking place Wednesday, May 29 through Monday, June 3, 2019, at the IFC Center in New York City. The festival consists of special events offering a variety of looks at history, identity and the mystery of existence itself, including panels on series that explore dystopian realities and alternate timelines, and screenings that transport us into any number of time periods and places, be it a late-1800s South Dakota town or the height of 1980s ballroom culture in New York City.

Georgia Teen Wins National AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theatres announce the winners for the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals, held on Monday, May 6th at the August Wilson Theatre in New York. The first-place winner was Trajan Clayton from Perry, GA; second-place, Katara Willis from Buffalo, NY; and third place, Abad Viquez from Chicago, IL.

Photo Flash: Winners of the AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Announced

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters announce the winners of the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals.

VIDEO: Watch the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Set for May 6th

Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters announce that the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).  

Netflix to Release Ava DuVernay's WHEN THEY SEE US on May 31

In 1989, the media dubbed them the Central Park Five and they were forever linked together by that moniker. On May 31, their true story will come to Netflix as a four-part limited series from Academy Award® Nominee and two-time Emmy Award® Winner Ava DuVernay.  Now titled When They See Us, the series is based on the stories of the five men who were wrongly accused of a crime they did not commit.  

VIDEO: Watch the Final Season Trailer for GOTHAM

Fox has shared the trailer for the final season of GOTHAM, which premieres Thursday, January 3 at 8/7c on FOX.

Chris Chalk FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Chris Chalk been in?

Chris Chalk has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Chris Chalk been in?

Chris Chalk has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Chris Chalk been nominated for?

Chris Chalk has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in Fences. He has also been recognized with a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in Fences.

What awards has Chris Chalk won?

Chris Chalk won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in Fences.

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