Christopher McDonald- Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Christopher McDonald is a voice and film actor from the United States. McDonald is most recognized for his role in the 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore as the wicked professional golfer Shooter McGavin.

Quick Facts

Nickname Christopher
Gender Male
Age 67 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth February 15, 1955
Full Name Christopher McDonald
Profession Actor
Nationality American
Birthplace New York, New York, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 6 Feet 4 Inches (1.90 m)
Weight 85 kg (187 lbs

Christopher McDonald Biography

Patricia, a nursing professor and real estate agent, and James R. McDonald, an educator and high school principal, raised McDonald’s in New York City. He and his siblings were reared in Romulus, New York, and he is of Irish origin and a devout Catholic. In 1973, he graduated from Romulus Central School and went on to Hobart College in Geneva, New York, where he played football and soccer. He also belonged to the Kappa Alpha Society. Daniel McDonald, his younger brother, died of brain cancer in February 2007. He is a Buffalo Bills fan and a buddy of former Bills quarterback Jim Kelly.

Christopher McDonald Height, Weight

He is 6 feet 4 inches tall. He weighs approximately 85 kg. He has lovely warm blue eyes and grey locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on. 


McDonald has appeared in a number of films and television shows, often as a supporting character and frequently as a villain. Grease 2, Breakin’, Where the Boys Are ’84, The Boys Next Door, Thelma & Louise, Grumpy Old Men, Celtic Pride, Quiz Show, Flubber, The Faculty, The Perfect Storm, House Arrest, Dirty Work, American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile, Broken Flowers, and Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams are among his other credits. He played Ward Cleaver in the film adaptation of Leave It to Beaver, and famed baseball commentator Mel Allen in 61*. In 1994, he played an aggressive Russian mob villain in the film Terminal Velocity.

McDonald has made guest appearances on Matlock, Cheers, Riptide, Knight Rider, The Sopranos, Psych, both the 1985 and 2002 versions of The Twilight Zone, Home Improvement, Las Vegas, the Law & Order franchise, Stargate Universe, and Star Trek: The Next Generation as Lt. Richard Castillo in the season three ep.

In the animated feature The Iron Giant, McDonald voices the determined government agent Kent Mansley. He also provided the voice of Jor-El in Superman: The Animated Series and an earlier version of Superman in Batman Beyond. He has expressed great fondness for these performances, stating that he appreciated them because he was (and still is) a huge fan of Superman and because they were so different from the less-than-sympathetic movie portrayals for which he is renowned. In The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning, he filled in for Burt Reynolds as Boss Hogg. McDonald also contributed his voice to the Thomas Nelson audio Bible project The Word of Promise in 2009. McDonald portrayed Luke in this dramatized audio.

Christopher McDonald’s Net Worth in 2022

Christopher McDonald is a $4 million net-worth American actor. McDonald is most remembered for his roles as Shooter McGavin in “Happy Gilmore” (1996), Tappy Gibbons in “Requiem for a Dream” (2000), and Mel Allen in “61*.” (2001).

Christopher McDonalds Wife, Marriage

McDonald was engaged to future Thelma and Louise co-star Geena Davis until 1985 when she dumped him for Jeff Goldblum. McDonald met actress Lupe Gidley in 1989 while performing in a New Mexico theater performance. They married in 1992 and have four children: three girls and one boy.

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