Christopher Jay Browning is an American actor born in 1964 in Nevada, USA. He was brought up in several places like Hawaii, Seattle, Pennsylvania. He is a pass-out graduate from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in L.A. He got introduced to the career of acting in 1987. He was offered a role in a television series but due to his addiction towards drugs, he was unable to stand steady on the platform that was lying before him i.e. acting.
He spent sleepless nights on the roadside and sometimes even in jail because of his drug problems. He received treatment for his addiction, and he was set free of drugs in 1994. When he returned to the industry, he did small television roles in series like Hardball, In the House.
In 1996, he earned his first chance to portray a significant role in the film The Children of Captain Grant. Simultaneously, he also acted in TV series As the World Turns. He was not seen in blockbusters or series for almost six years from 1999-2005. Finally, he came to the stable mind of getting rid of the substances that harnessed his career. The reason for his absence was due to his rehabilitation process in New Mexico.
Coming back for the second time, he earned a chance in the big budget film 3:10 to Yuma. The movie was a box-office blockbuster hit and proved to be a breakthrough in his career. He was acting for TV shows like Felon, Easy Money. In 2008, he was roped in another mega budget movie
. After this hit, other movies were in line for him. Some of the biggies include
Let Me In
The Last Stand
, Cowboys & Aliens, and The Book of Eli, Dark Country, Mercy, Beneath the Dark.
He is known for his character roles initially because of his rough and tough type. But now, he has been given family man roles. He played along with
. His current film work Shot Caller is in progress and has moved past the production stage. In the small screen, he can be seen in the show Supergirl.
He also starred in Major Crimes, CSI, Castle, Cold Case, Graceland, From Dusk Till Dawn, Bones, The Bridge, Marvel’s Agent Carter. He is also known for his portrayal of the character Gogo in the series Sons of Anarchy. Apart from acting, Chris is also a screenwriter during his leisure time. Currently, he lives in California with his girlfriend and daughters.