Born In: Virginia, Minnesota, United States
Chris Pratt is a popular American actor who gained international fame with his stellar performances in films like ‘The Lego Movie’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and ‘Jurassic World’. Unlike other actors who struggle to make their way into the world of cinema, for Pratt, his debut came in effortlessly. While waiting tables at a restaurant, he was spotted by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong who offered him a role in her directorial debut venture ‘Cursed Part 3.’ The debut opened the gateway for a career in films and television, one that he never envisioned to do though he always aimed for something that would eventually make him famous. As an actor, Pratt came to prominence with his television roles in The WB drama series ‘Everwood’ and in the NBC sitcom ‘Parks and Recreation.’ Written off as a supporting actor, his big breakthrough came in 2014 when he starred in lead roles in two super-hit commercially successful films, computer-animated adventure comedy ‘The Lego Movie’ and Marvel Studios superhero film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. He soon followed it up with yet another box-office super hit ‘Jurassic World’ which eventually became his most financially successful film to date, earning $1.6 billion. With big projects in his kitty, Pratt’s future as an actor seems bright and dazzling.
Also Known As: Christopher Michael Pratt
father: Daniel Clifton Pratt
mother: Kathleen Louise
children: Jack Pratt, Lyla Maria Pratt
Born Country: United States
Ancestry: Norwegian American
U.S. State: Virginia
Chris Pratt was born as Christopher Michael Pratt on June 21, 1979, in Virginia, Minnesota, to Kathleen Louise (née Indahl) and Daniel Clifton Pratt. While his mother worked at a Safeway supermarket, his father worked in mining and later remodelled houses. He is the youngest of three siblings.
The year 2009, was a busy one for Pratt in terms of his career. Three of his films were slated for release: ‘Brides War’, ‘Deep in the Valley’ and ‘Jennifer’s Body’. Additionally, he bagged a role as Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series ‘Parks and Recreation’. Originally meant to be a temporary character, Andy was loved so much by the audience that he was made a series regular. ‘Parks and Recreation’ ran until 2015.
Until then regarded only a supporting actor, Pratt’s fortunes changed in 2014, as he bagged two back-to-back lead roles. The first was in ‘The Lego Movie’ in which he did a voice role for the character of Emmet Brickowski. It became the highest-grossing film of 2014, in North America.
The unparalleled success of ‘Jurassic World’ led to the making of its sequel and Pratt reprised the role of Owen Grady.
Chris Pratt’s most outstanding achievement came in 2014, when he starred in the lead role in two back-to-back super hit movies, ‘The Lego Movie’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ Previously known for playing supporting roles, the films revamped Pratt’s image as a lead hero internationally. Both the films garnered immense applaud both critically and commercially, and went on to be listed in the top five highest grossing films of the year.
His success story of 2014, continued well into the following year, with him starring in the fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise, ‘Jurassic World’. The film grossed more than $1.6 billion globally, making it his most financially successful film to date.
Chris Pratt first met actress Anna Faris in 2007, on the set of ‘Take Me Home Tonight.’ In the film, she played his love interest. The two soon hit it off and got engaged the following year in 2008.
In 2009, Pratt and Faris tied the nuptial knot in Bali. They welcomed their first child, a son, Jack, in August 2012. In August 2017, they announced their separation.
In 2018, he started dating Katherine Schwarzenegger. In June 2019, the couple got married. In August 2020, they welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lyla. In May 2022, they welcomed their second child together.
Chris Pratt Movies
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