Australian actor Chris Egan studied gymnastics and dance before beginning his acting career with appearances on Aussie TV. He eventually moved to Los Angeles to try and make it on the Hollywood scene, and soon found success with a role in the 2006 fantasy film Eragon. He subsequently made appearances on shows like Everwood and was eventually cast in a starring role in a TV series, playing David Shepherd in the drama Kings.
Biography by Cammila Collar
- At age 16, landed a role as Nick on the Australian soap opera Home and Away; he portrayed the character for more than three years.
- Once had a hearse for a car.
- Moved to Los Angeles in 2003 to further his acting career.
- Studied martial arts for his role as a disgraced Tae Kwon Do champion in 2009's Crush, which was filmed in his native Australia.