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Pine at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait following a screening of Star Trek, April 11, 2009
Christopher Whitelaw Pine

August 26, 1980 (1980-08-26) (age 40)
Education University of California, Berkeley University of Leeds
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Christopher Whitelaw Pine (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor. He is known for playing James T. Kirk in Star Trek reboot film series (2009–2016), Will Colson in Unstoppable (2010), Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods (2014), Toby Howard in Hell or High Water (2016) and Steve Trevor in Wonder Woman (2017).

Early life

Pine was born in Los Angeles. His father, Robert Pine, is an actor who co-starred on CHiPs as Sergeant Joseph Getraer, and his mother, Gwynne Gilford, is a former actress who became a practicing psychotherapist. He has an older sister, Katie.


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Pine at the Sydney premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness, April 2013


Year Title Role Note(s)
2004 Why Germany? Chris Short film
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Nicholas Devereaux
2005 Confession Luther Scott
The Bulls Jason Short film
2006 Just My Luck Jake Hardin
Blind Dating Danny Valdessecchi
Smokin' Aces Darwin Tremor
2008 Bottle Shock Bo Barrett
2009 Star Trek James T. Kirk
Carriers Brian Green
Beyond All Boundaries Hanson Baldwin / Sgt. Bill Reed Voices
2010 Small Town Saturday Night Rhett Ryan
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey Dave Voice
Unstoppable Will Colson
2012 Celeste and Jesse Forever Rory Shenandoah Cameo
Credited as Kris Pino
This Means War Franklin "FDR" Foster
People Like Us Sam Harper
Rise of the Guardians Jack Frost Voice
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness James T. Kirk
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Jack Ryan
Stretch Roger Karos Uncredited
Horrible Bosses 2 Rex Hanson
Into the Woods Cinderella's Prince
2015 Z for Zachariah Caleb
2016 The Finest Hours Bernie Webber
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Steve Trevor Cameo in black-and-white photo
Hell or High Water Toby Howard
Star Trek Beyond James T. Kirk
2017 Wonder Woman Steve Trevor
2018 A Wrinkle in Time Dr. Alexander Murry Post-production
Outlaw King Robert the Bruce filming


Year Title Role Notes
2003 ER Levine Episode: "A Thousand Cranes"
2003 The Guardian Lonnie Grandy Episode: "Hazel Park"
2003 CSI: Miami Tommy Chandler Episode: "Extreme"
2004 American Dreams Joey Tremain Episode: "Tidings of Comfort and Joy"
2005 Six Feet Under Young Sam Hoviak Episode: "Dancing for Me"
2006 Surrender, Dorothy Shawn Best Television film
2009 Saturday Night Live Himself Episode: "Justin Timberlake/Ciara"
2014 Robot Chicken Captain Jake (voice) Episode: "Noidstrom Rack"
2015 Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Eric 5 episodes
2015–present SuperMansion Dr. Devizo / Robo-Dino (voice) 13 episodes
2017 Angie Tribeca Dr. Thomas Hornbein 3 episodes
2017 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) "Episode: Chris Pine/LCD Soundsystem"
2017 Breakthrough Himself (narrator) "Episode: Power to the People"
2017 Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later Eric 4 episodes
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