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Diamantopoulos in 2015
Born
Christopher Diamantopoulos

(1975-05-09) May 9, 1975 (age 48)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s)
Becki Newton
(m. 2005)
Children 3

Christopher Diamantopoulos (Greek: Χριστόφορος Διαμαντόπουλος (Hristóforos Diamantópoulos); born May 9, 1975) is a Canadian actor. He played Russ Hanneman in the HBO series Silicon Valley and starred in the film The Three Stooges, and the TV series Good Girls Revolt. He voiced Mickey Mouse in the eponymous television series, The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse and the short film Once Upon a Studio.

Early life

Diamantopoulos was born on May 9, 1975, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He grew up splitting his time between Canada and Greece. He is of Greek descent, his mother being from Ioannina and his father from the Peloponnese, a practicing member of the Greek Orthodox church, and a fluent Greek speaker.

Career

Diamantopoulos worked on television commercials and professional theatre productions at the age of nine. By the time he turned eighteen, he left home to partake in a series of American national tours. A short time later, he worked on Broadway, where he played leading parts in The Full Monty (2002) and Les Misérables (2003). Diamantopoulos attended East York Collegiate Institute.

He played Robin Williams in Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy alongside Erinn Hayes. He has guest-starred in several series, including Kevin Hill, Charmed, The Sopranos, Nip/Tuck and Boston Legal. He played the interior decorator in the miniseries The Starter Wife.

He had a recurring role on State of Mind and guest-voiced on American Dad! in 2009.

On the eighth season of 24, he played U.S. president Allison Taylor's Chief of Staff Rob Weiss. He played Frank Sinatra in The Kennedys. Diamantopoulos played Moe Howard in the 2012 film The Three Stooges.

From 2013 to 2023, Diamantopoulos voiced Mickey Mouse in Mickey Mouse, and its follow-up series The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse. Although Bret Iwan has voiced Mickey in most media after Wayne Allwine, Diamantopoulos voiced the character in retro-styled productions, giving Mickey Mouse a voice similar to that of Walt Disney. His final performance as the character came in the 2023 short film Once Upon a Studio, made to celebrate the centennial of The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney Animation Studios.

He had recurring roles on the NBC sitcoms Up All Night, as Maya Rudolph's on and off lover, Julian; The Office, as Brian, a former member of the show's documentary film crew (alongside Zach Woods, who he would later work again with on Silicon Valley); and on Arrested Development, as Marky, Lindsay's face-blind environmentalist boyfriend.

He appeared in the television sitcom Episodes playing the part of TV network boss Castor Sotto, and Mr. Chris in the television adaptation of About a Boy.

In 2017, Diamantopoulos starred in the musical Waitress on Broadway.

On October 11, 2018, it was revealed by TVLine that he would have a role in the spin-off pilot for the situation comedy The Middle playing Sue Heck's mercurial, charming and rich boss Nick.

Diamantopoulos voiced Frank Heffley in the 2021 animated film Diary of a Wimpy Kid, released on Disney+.

He has an upcoming starring role alongside Tom Blyth in the comedy Discussion Materials adapted from Bill Keenan's memoir of the same name.

Personal life

He met Becki Newton at a subway station in New York City. They married in 2005. Newton gave birth to their first child, a boy, in November 2010. In 2014, they had a girl. In 2020, they had another girl.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2001 Drop Dead Roses Trevor
2006 Wedding Daze William
2007 Three Days to Vegas Laurent Perrier
Protagonist Ancient Greek Narrator Voice, documentary
2009 Under New Management Robert Monte
2012 The Three Stooges Moe Howard
2013 The Art of the Steal Guy de Cornet
Empire State Spiro
2014 Dr. Cabbie Colin Hill
2015 Man Vs. Doug
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts Green Arrow Voice, direct-to-video
Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem
2016 Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants
2018 The Truth About Lies Eric Stone
2021 Justice Society: World War II Steve Trevor Voice, direct-to-video
Red Notice Sotto Voce
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Frank Heffley Voice
2022 Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe Police Officer, Prisoners, Corrections Officers Voice
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Frank Heffley Voice
High Heat Tom
2023 Once Upon a Studio Mickey Mouse Voice
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Christmas: Cabin Fever Frank Heffley Voice
The Boys in the Boat Royal Brougham

Television

Year Title Role Notes Refs.
2002 Law & Order Chris Wilson Episode: "Open Season"
2004 American Dreams Coach Tom Berg 2 episodes
Charmed Inspector Davis Episode: "Charmed Noir"
DeMarco Affairs Ernesto Boticelli Television film
Frasier Steve Episode: "And Frasier Makes Three"
Kevin Hill Gil Hacker Episode: "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"
Nip/Tuck Chad Myers Episode: "Erica Noughton"
Third Watch Hansen Episode: "Black and Blue"
2005 Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy Robin Williams Television film
Into the Fire NTSB Agent #2 Television film
Jake in Progress Cesar Episode: "Stand by Your Man"
2006 52 Fights Rob Television film
Boston Legal Douglas Karnes Episode: "Whose God Is It Anyway?"
The Sopranos Jason Barone Episode: "The Fleshy Part of the Thigh"
2006–present American Dad! Various Voice, 38 episodes
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Oliver Zarco Episode: "The Chick Chop Flick Shop"
Raines Andrew Carver Episode: "Closure"
The Starter Wife Rodney 6 episodes
State of Mind Phil Erikson 6 episodes
2008 Eli Stone Jake McCann Episode: "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
The Starter Wife Rodney 10 episodes
2010 24 Rob Weiss 12 episodes
2011 The Kennedys Frank Sinatra Episode: "Bobby's War"
2011–2012 Up All Night Julian 4 episodes
2012 WWE Raw Moe Howard Episode #20.15
Made in Hollywood Moe Episode #7.24; archive audio only
2013 Arrested Development Marky Bark, Divine Spirit 7 episodes
Community Reinhold Episode: "Alternative History of the German Invasion"
The Goodwin Games Chad Episode: "The Birds of Granby"
The Office Brian 5 episodes
2013–2018 Family Guy Parker Stanton, Frank Maxwell, Stryker Foxx, Millipede, Dean Martin, Mickey Mouse Voice, 7 episodes
2013–2019 Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse, Vampire, Mummy, Morty and Fredie Voice, 94 episodes
2014 Hannibal Clark Ingram 2 episodes
High Moon Ian Television film
2014–2015 About a Boy Mr. Chris 9 episodes
Episodes Caster Sotto 8 episodes
2015 Batman Unlimited Green Arrow Voice, 2 episodes
BoJack Horseman Matthew Fox Voice, episode: "Hank After Dark"
Club Penguin: Halloween Panic! Redrum Voice, television special
Ellen More or Less Jerry Television film
Robot Chicken Michael Bay, Fritz Darges Voice, episode: "Zero Vegetables"
2015–2016 Good Girls Revolt Evan Phinnaeus 'Finn' Woodhouse 10 episodes
2015–2019 Silicon Valley Russ Hanneman 13 episodes
2016 Style Code Live Himself Episode: "Good Girls Revolt Cast Interview & One Knit Wonders"
Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Christmas Special Mickey Mouse Voice, Television special
2016–2018 Skylanders Academy Master Eon, Chompy Mage Voice, 38 episodes
Justice League Action Green Arrow, Metallo, Nyorlath, H.I.V.E. Master Voice, 10 episodes
2017 A Christmas Story Live! Old Man Parker Television film
Click, Clack, Moo: Christmas at the Farm Mouse Voice, Television film
Entertainment Tonight Himself 2 episodes
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit David Willard Episode: "Know It All"
The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular Mickey Mouse, Morty Fieldmouse, Ferdie Fieldmouse Voice, television special
2017–2018 Celebrity Page Himself 2 episodes
2018 The Dangerous Book for Boys Patrick, Terry McKenna 6 episodes
Harvey Girls Forever! Boy #1, Cheesecake the Horse Voice, episode: "Campfire Weekend/Girls Just Wanna Save Fun"
Let's Get Physical Barry Cross 8 episodes
Sue Sue in the City Nick Television film
Voltron: Legendary Defender Macidus Voice, 2 episodes
2018–2021 DuckTales Storkules, Drake Mallard/Darkwing Duck, Mikey Melon, Mystical Goat, Eggheads, Hades Voice, 9 episodes
2018–2019 Go Away, Unicorn! Unicorn, Dad Voice, 15 episodes
2019 FBI Benjamin Chase Episode: "Invisible"
The Twilight Zone Joe Beaumont Episode: "Nightmare at 30,000 Feet" (credited as "The 'Pilot'")
Elementary Jason Wood Episode: "Into the Woods"
Green Eggs and Ham Bean Counter Voice, episode: "Here"
2020 Harley Quinn Aquaman Voice, 2 episodes
Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure Brock Thunderstrike/Flynn Rider Voice, episode: "Flynnposter"
2020–2021 The Fungies! Cmdr. Beefy Voice, 6 episodes
2020–present Blood of Zeus Evios, Poseidon Voice
2020–2023 The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse Mickey Mouse, Laughing Fish, Weasel 3, Magic Mirror, Snowflake Worker, Baby Parade Leader, Bert, Earth, Angry Drivers, Quartet Bikers Voice
2021–present Invincible Donald Ferguson, Doc Seismic, Isotope, Additional voices Voice
2021 Bless the Harts Minister Mikey Voice, episode: "Easters 11"
Solos Technician Episode: "Jenny"
Big City Greens Ed Zecutive Voice, episode: "Animation Abomination"
Centaurworld Ched Voice, 18 episodes
The Harper House Dr. Morocco Voice, 7 episodes
Inside Job Robotus Voice, 6 episodes
The Ghost and Molly McGee Ezekiel "Tug" Tugbottom Voice, episode: "Monumental Disaster"
True Story Savvas
2022 Made For Love Agent Hank Walsh
The Boys Presents: Diabolical Server, TV Reporter, CLF Leader Voice, 2 episodes
Super Giant Robot Brothers Thunder Voice, 10 episodes
Pantheon Pope Voice
2022–present Beavis and Butt-Head Host, Keith, John Liland, George, Angel, Steve Voice, 6 episodes
2023 Daisy Jones & the Six Lee Parlin Miniseries
Mrs. Davis JQ TV Series
The Bad Guys: A Very Bad Holiday Mr. Snake Voice; Christmas TV special

Stage

Year Title Role Venue Notes
1995 Andrew Lloyd Webber - Music of the Night Performer Touring
2000 The Full Monty Ethan Girard Eugene O'Neill Theatre Replacement
2001 National Tour
2003 Les Misérables Marius Pontmercy Imperial Theatre Replacement
2017 Waitress Dr. Jim Pomatter Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Video games

Year Title Voice role Notes Refs.
2003 Celebrity Deathmatch Voice-over actor Credited as Chris Diamantopolis
2007 300: March to Glory Daxos, Persian Commander, Various Persians Grouped under "Cast"
2023 Star Wars Jedi: Survivor MXNK-6 / Monk

Theme park attractions

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Mickey Mouse Voice

See also

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