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      Christopher Durang

      Christopher Durang

      Highest Rated: 50% Mr. North (1988)

      Lowest Rated: 16% Simply Irresistible (1999)

      Birthday: Jan 2, 1949

      Birthplace: Montclair, New Jersey, USA

      Christopher Durang was a vibrant source of comedy on the big screen, bringing laughter and joy to many audiences over the course of his Hollywood career. Durang worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Alive TV" (PBS, 1984-1996), "Beyond Therapy" (1987) starring Julie Hagerty and "Heaven Help Us" (1985) starring Andrew McCarthy. He also contributed to "Mr. North" (1988), "The Comedy Zone" (CBS, 1983-84) and "The Secret of My Success" (1987). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, appearing in the comedic adventure "Penn & Teller Get Killed" (1989) with Penn Jillette, the comedy "A Shock to the System" (1990) with Michael Caine and "In the Spirit" (1990) with Phillip Schopper. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action picture "The Cowboy Way" (1994) with Woody Harrelson, " Women In Black" (1999) and the fantastical comedy "Simply Irresistible" (1999) with Sarah Michelle Gellar. He also appeared in the Steve Martin comedy adaptation "The Out-Of-Towners" (1999). Most recently, Durang wrote "Sister Mary Explains It All" (Showtime, 2000-01). Christopher Durang died on April 2, 2024 at the age of 75.

      Highest rated movies

      Mr. North
      The Secret of My Success
      Housesitter
      Heaven Help Us
      Penn & Teller Get Killed
      The Butcher's Wife
      Simply Irresistible

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 48% Sister Mary Explains It All Writer - 2001
      16% 54% Simply Irresistible Gene O'Reilly (Character) $4.4M 1999
      36% 47% Housesitter Reverend Lipton (Character) $58.1M 1992
      24% 30% The Butcher's Wife Mr. Liddle (Character) $8.9M 1991
      25% 58% Penn & Teller Get Killed Jesus Freak (Character) - 1989
      50% 38% Mr. North YMCA Clerk (Character) $1.1M 1988
      48% 58% The Secret of My Success Davis (Character) $65.3M 1987
      29% 75% Heaven Help Us Priest (Character) - 1985

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Kristin Reverend Thornhill (Character) 2001 2004
      95% 94% Frasier Sebastian Melmoth (Guest Voice),
      Rudy (Guest Star)
      1996 1998