Christopher Judge: Five Quick Facts About The Star

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Christopher Judge

After playing football for a few years, Christopher Judge made his entry into Hollywood and the Cinema of Canada to fulfill his childhood dream of being an actor. It’s been nearly two decades since he made his acting debut, here is a look back at how he has fared? How much of him do you know?

Here are five facts about him.

1. Christopher Judge was born in Los Angeles

Christopher Judge was born in Los Angeles on October 13, 1964. The identity of his parents has not been made public but the actor has a younger brother named Jeff Judge who makes his living from the screen as an actor.

The actor had stated that he fell in love with acting when he was a child and knew he was going to be in the show business because the television was his babysitter. Following this deep likeness for the art, the actor took drama courses in his school. Meanwhile, he discovered a new talent – he was good at sports.

Christopher played football for legendary Coach Gene Vollnogle at Carson High School and was awarded a scholarship at the University of Oregon where he studied telecommunications and film with a minor in psychology, going on to play in the 1985 Hula Bowl.

2. His career began in 1990

Christopher Judge made his acting debut in the 1990 comedy action film “Bird on a Wire” as Doug Judge. The same year, he appeared in an episode of a Canadian TV series “Neon Rider”. The actor has also established his art in the Cinema of Canada in a couple of TV series and films.

Christopher Judge is well known, if not most known for his role as Teal’c in the Canadian-American military science fiction series “Stargate SG-1”. In fact, the actor did not just appear in the 211 episodes alone, he wrote some of the series episodes.

From 1994 to 1995, Christopher Judge appeared on ABC’s crime drama series “Sirens” making his contribution in 22 episodes of the series. He also landed a role in the sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” on NBC.

Christopher Judge was also in the drama television series “The Mentalist” on CBS as Dante Holmes. The actor is still active in Hollywood and Cinema of Canada and fans expect more movie credits from him.

3. Christopher Judge is also a voice actor

Christopher Judge is more than an actor. He writes and he also played voice roles. Known for his deep commanding voice, the actor has lent his voice in the animated film “Wraith”. Christopher Judge also played the voice of Magneto in the television series “X-Men: Evolution”. He also played the voice of Brick Crashman in the series “Wacky Races”.

And it is not just films and TV as the actor played voice roles in video games as well. He was the voice of Jericho in “Turok” and was part of “Stargate SG-1: Unleashed”  video game.

4. The movie star has sons and daughters

Christopher Judge was first married to a lady named Margaret.  The union began in 1990. The union produced three children namely Christopher Jordan Judge, Cameron Judge, Catrina Jasmine Judge. Unfortunately, the marriage crashed. In 2001, Christopher Judge started dating former model and actress Gianna Patton. The duo dated for a while and finally made it official by tying the knot on December 28, 2011.

This second marriage is blessed with a daughter they named Chloe. Christopher Judge’s sons Cameron and Christopher are now grown and pursuing careers in sports. They play professional football in Canada and both of them are very good to the point they’ve received individual accolades.

No DNA test is needed, sports runs in the Judge veins.

5. The actor has a net worth of $3 million

Christopher Judge has been hugely successful in the show business because of his hard work and consistency. He has appeared in Canadian movies and series. Unlike most of the actors we have profiled, people leave various states to come to Los Angeles to pursue a career on the screen, but not Judge. He was born in Los Angeles and now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. A rarity coupled with the added fact that he left the country as a whole.

The actor has a net worth of 3 million dollars to show for this.

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