Chris Messina is an American actor. He had a lead role in the M. Night Shyamalan written horror film Devil. He has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Argo, Julie & Julia, Ruby Sparks, Celeste and Jesse Forever, You’ve Got Mail, Birds of Prey, and I Care a Lot. He starred in the film The Giant Mechanical Man, and he directed and acted in the film Alex of Venice. On television, he appeared in such roles as Ted Fairwell in Six Feet Under, Chris Sanchez in Damages, Reese Lansing in The Newsroom and as Danny Castellano in The Mindy Project, the latter of which earned him two nominations for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. In 2018, he portrayed detective Richard Willis in the HBO miniseries Sharp Objects. He also had a main role in season three of The Sinner in 2020.
11 May 2022