Chris O’Donnell

posted: 08/06/13

Actor Chris O'Donnell is best known for his roles in Scent of a Woman, with co-star Al Pacino, and from his portrayal as Robin in Batman Forever and Batman and Robin. O'Donnell now stars on the television series "NCIS: Los Angeles".

Born: June 26, 1970

Place of Birth: Winnetka, Illinois

1990: At the beginning of his career Chris O'Donnell spent time modeling and acting in commercials. In the early 1990's he thought about quitting, his mom bribed him to go on one more audition, a role he ended up landing, in his first film Men Don't Lie.

1992: O'Donnell was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing the role of Charlie Simms in Scent of A Woman.

1995: Graduated from Boston College with a degree in marketing. That same year, he took on the role of Robin in Batman Forever, opposite Val Kilmer's Caped Crusader.

1997: He played Robin again for the movie Batman & Robin, teaming up with George Clooney to save Gotham City from Arnold Schwarzenegger's Mr. Freeze.

2002: Chris O'Donnell began his stage acting career in an off-Broadway production of "The Man Who Had All the Luck". The show ultimately made its way to Broadway that year.

2006: O'Donnell guest starred on "Grey's Anatomy" as Dr. Finn Dandridge in 9 episodes.

2009: With co-star rapper LL Cool J, O'Donnell took a leading role on "NCIS: Los Angeles".

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