Chris Messina

Chris Messina

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 11-08-1974
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: New York City, New York, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Christopher Messina

  • Popularity: 20.48
  • Homepage: N/A

Christopher Messina (born August 11, 1974) is an American actor and film director. He has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Argo, Julie & Julia, Ruby Sparks, Celeste and Jesse Forever, You've Got Mail, and Birds of Prey. He starred in the film The Giant Mechanical Man. On television, he appeared in roles as Chris Sanchez in Damages, Reese Lansing in The Newsroom and as Danny Castellano in The Mindy Project, the latter of which earned him two nominations for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series.

Year Movie Character
2010 Devil as Detective Bowden
2006 Ira & Abby as Ira Black
2012 28 Hotel Rooms as Man
2010 Monogamy as Theo
2013 Fairhaven as Dave
2012 Denise as Brad
2017 The Sweet Life as Kenny
2012 The Giant Mechanical Man as Tim
2023 I.S.S. as Gordon Barrett
2023 The Boogeyman as Will Harper
1970 We're Just Married
2012 Ruby Sparks as Harry
2014 The Oven as Narrator
2020 The Secrets We Keep as Lewis
2021 Love is Love is Love as Jack (segment "Two for Dinner")
2022 Call Jane as Will
2018 Too Long at the Fair as Lee
2022 The Aviary as Seth
2009 Julie & Julia as Eric Powell
2010 An Invisible Sign as Ben Smith
2015 Manglehorn as Jacob
2016 Live by Night as Dion Bartolo
2008 Made of Honor as Dennis
2012 Celeste & Jesse Forever as Paul
2015 Alex of Venice as George
2016 Ordinary World as Jake
2019 The True Adventures of Wolfboy as Denny
2021 I Care a Lot as Dean Ericson
2020 She Dies Tomorrow as Jason
2023 Dreamin’ Wild as Matt Sullivan
2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona as Doug
2009 Secret Ingredients: Creating Julie & Julia
2020 Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) as Victor Zsasz
2023 Air as David Falk
2010 Greenberg as Phillip Greenberg
2000 Turn It Up as Baz
2008 Humboldt County as Max
2011 The Trouble with Bliss as NJ
2011 Like Crazy as Mike Appletree
2014 Cake as Jason Bennett
2013 Palo Alto as Mitch
2008 Towelhead as Barry
2018 Blame as Jeremy Woods
2015 Digging for Fire as Tango
2012 Argo as Malinov
2009 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men as Subject #19
2009 Away We Go as Tom Garnett
2014 Showing Up as Self
2019 Zeroville as Brian De Palma
1998 The Siege as Corporal
1998 Rounders as Higgins
1998 You've Got Mail as Fox Salesperson
2019 Light of My Life
2015 Alex of Venice
2012 28 Hotel Rooms
2013 Fairhaven
Photo Name Department
2001 Six Feet Under (12 episode) as Ted Fairwell
2005 Medium (1 episode) as Casey Edward Frank
2007 Damages (1 episode)
2012 The Mindy Project (93 episode) as Danny Castellano
2018 Sharp Objects (8 episode) as Richard Willis
1997 The View (1 episode) as Self
2014 Off Camera with Sam Jones (1 episode) as Self
2012 The Newsroom (14 episode) as Reese Lansing
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Tommy Bell
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Kevin Turner
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Don Cushman
2023 Based on a True Story (8 episode) as Nathan Bartlett

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