Chris was raised in Upstate New York. He is of French-Canadian, and Italian descent.
When he was 21, Chris moved to New York City and studied with the Lee Strasberg Institute,T. Schreiber Studio, The Circle in the Square Theatre and The UCB Theatre.
Chris's first acting job was on MTV's sketch comedy show "Human Giant". He guest starred on "Lipstick Jungle" with Brooke Shields and Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) and had a major reoccuring role on The CW's "Gossip Girl". Shortly after Chris starred in the comedy hit "Vampires Suck" which made over $80 million worldwide.
Chris also starred in the films "Dare" w/Emmy Rossum & Zach Gilford and "Adult World" w/Emma Roberts & John Cusack. He recently guest starred on CSI:Cyber with James Van Der Beek and can be seen in the lead role of the feature film "Get Happy" coming out this year.
He can be seen on the award-winning web series "Go Go Boy Interrupted" starring Jimmy Fowlie (Bizaardvark), Brian Jordan Alvarez(The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo), Briga Heelan(Great News, Love, Ground Floor).
Chris wrote and directed "Dog Music" which won "Best Short" at 2017 LA Comedy Film Festival.
He lives in Los Angeles with his two dogs Theo and Barkley.