Christopher Kitteridge

played by John Gallagher, Jr.

The son of Olive and Henry.


John Gallagher, Jr. stars in HBO’s acclaimed series, ‘The Newsroom,’ created and written by Aaron Sorkin. Gallagher’s other television credits include: ‘Law & Order: SVU,’ ‘Love Monkey,’ ‘Law & Order: CI,’ ‘NYPD Blue,’ ‘ED,’ ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Law & Order.’

His film credits include: ‘Margaret,’ ‘Jonah Hex,’ ‘Whatever Works,’ ‘The Good Student,’ ‘Pieces of April’ and ‘Short Term 12.’

Gallagher earned a Tony Award® win for his performance as “Moritz Stiefel” in the Broadway rock musical ‘Spring Awakening;’ he also received a Drama Desk and Drama League nomination. He has played Johnny aka “Jesus of Suburbia” in Green Day's Broadway musical, “American Idiot” and Lee in the 2011 critically-acclaimed Broadway production of “Jerusalem.” Other theatre credits include ‘Rabbit Hole,’ ‘Current Events,’ ‘Kimberly Akimbo,’ ‘Port Authority’ and ‘Farragut North.’

Christopher Kitteridge

The son of Olive and Henry, Christopher resents his mother’s approach to parenting. As an adult, he puts some distance -- emotional and physical -- between himself and his parents.

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