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Chris Pine Biography

Jul 18, 2016

Birthday: August 26, 1980
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Zodiac Sign: Virgo

Acting Ancestors

You might know actor Chris pine best as the captain of an intergalactic spaceship in the Star Trek movies, but that talent doesn't come from nowhere - he comes from a long line of actors. His grandmother, mother and father have all tried their hand at making in Hollywood - in fact, you may have seen his father Robert Pine on TV as part of the cast of CHiPs.

Chris comes from a long line of actorsChris comes from a long line of actors

Born in Los, Angeles, Chris didn't head to the Hollywood Hills straight away - he finished school first, getting a degree in English from the University of California and studied acting at the American Conservatory in San Francisco - Captain Kirk is classically trained!

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Star Trek Beyond Trailer


Cosmic Chris

Chris Pine didn't get his big break until he was cast as the love interest in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement starring Anne Hathaway. It's fair to say he turned a few heads as the romantic lead, landing roles in smaller films afterwards. His biggest break yet came when he was invited to command a famous starship you may have heard of in the Star Trek reboot in 2009. Chris put the "star" in Star Trek - critics and fans alike loved the new films, and they're still going strong!

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Chris isn't all Trek all the time though, he's also starred in loads of blockbusters, here are a few: 

Did You Know...

Fans who are crazy about Chris Pine are called "pine nuts" - are you one? Maybe you will be when you catch his next movie: Wonder Woman! It's set for release in 2017.

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