LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 25: Chris Pratt attends the Meet the FilmMakers event for "Guardians of the Galacy" on July 25, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Actor 101: Chris Pratt

Who is Chris Pratt?

Chris Pratt is an American actor.

When is his birthday? 

21st June, 1979.

What is he most famous for?

Chris Pratt is most famous for his role as Star-Lord/Peter Quill in the MCU.

What else do you need to know about Chris Pratt?

Christopher Michael Pratt was born in Minnesota and was raised in Washington. He dropped out of community college halfway through and got a job as discount ticket salesman. He ended up homeless in Hawaii, sleeping in a van and a tent on the beach.

At the age of 19, Chris was waiting tables when he was discovered by actress and director Raw Dawn Chong. She cast him in her own directorial debut, Cursed Part 3. His first regular television debut was as Harold Brighton Abbott on the series Everwood. 

In 2009, Chris Pratt started his role as Andy Dwyer in the comedy series Parks and Recreation. He was supposedly a temporary character but the producers liked Pratt so much they asked him to be a series regular.

Chris Pratt was convinced to take the role as Star-Lord/Peter Quill by James Gunn who directed Guardians of the Galaxy. 

Since then Chris has done a voice over for a character in The Lego Movie and appeared in Jurassic World as Owen Grady – a worker at the attraction.

You can catch Chris in cinemas very soon as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 starts showing in cinemas this week!

Expect to catch him in future Marvel films; he has recently been spotted on set filming for Avengers: Infinity War and for his role as Owen Grady in Jurassic World 2 – both set to be released in 2018.

Watch the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 here!

Chris Pratt’s social media links are:

Twitter | Instagram | Snapchat | Facebook

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