Chris Wylde is the stage name of an American actor who was born on August 22, 1976 in Hackettstown, New Jersey as Christopher Scott Noll.
Chris was raised in Belvidere, New Jersey and also lived in Verona, New Jersey and Allendale, NJ. Both his parents are United Methodist ministers.
Chris attended the Saint Thomas Choir School in Manhattan. While there he sang with the St. Thomas Boys Choir and Carly Simon on the song "Let the River Run", which won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for the film Working Girl, a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song-Motion Picture (1989), and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically For A Motion Picture (1989).
Chris went to the American University in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre - Performance. He hosted his own late night talk show Midnight with Chris Noll on the student run campus television station, ATV, which became The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central in 2001.
Chris starred in the PBS series Standard Deviants, played Barry on Strip Mall, hosted the game show Taboo based on the popular board game and starred in Filmfakers on AMC.
Chris Wylde created, wrote, produced, and starred in The Chris Wylde Show Starring Chris Wylde on Comedy Central.
Chris Wylde guest-starred on sitcoms: Jessie, Just Shoot Me!, Watching Ellie, Jonas L.A., Pair of Kings, Good Luck Charlie, and A.N.T. Farm.
Chris guest-starred on a memorable 2002 episode of Trading Spaces and in 2007 was voted their Funniest Home Owner.
In 2005 Chris pranked American Idol, posing as a rapping nanny. VH1 named it one of the 40 Greatest Pranks in TV History.
Chris had a recurring role as Gene on Legit on FXX.
Chris had a recurring role as Ricky on General Hospital.
Chris was the top center square for a week on Hollywood Squares.
Chris Wylde created and executive-produced the series Dad Camp on VH1.
Wylde's first film role was in Clint Eastwood's Space Cowboys playing Jason, the birthday boy. His scene "Scare in the Air" was also the big screen debut of actor Jon Hamm. Wylde was cast alongside Johnny Knoxville in a memorable scene from Coyote Ugly which appeared in all the film's trailers and commercials. Both Space Cowboys and Coyote Ugly opened in theaters on the same day, August 4, 2000. Wylde's other films include: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The D.U.F.F., All's Faire in Love, Earth to Echo, Evolution, Fred: The Movie, Joe Dirt, Lucky Bastard, My Date With Drew, My First Mister, The Revenant, Spring Break Lawyer, Coffee, Kill Boss, and The Ten.
In 2009 Chris Wylde was named Best Actor at the New York City Horror Film Festival for his work in "The Revenant". He shared this award with co-star David Anders.
Chris Wylde has starred in several campaigns. He was Buddy Mignon and sang, "Four Times the Steak!" for Taco Bell, he was the Digiorno Delivery Guy for three years. He starred alongside Jane Lynch in several commercials for Comcast. Wylde was the voice of Buster the talking dog/CEO of Petco. He was in the Fox Sports NBA Live the Game campaign, which were the most award winning commercials of the year. He was The Beast in the Del Taco Feed the Beast campaign. Wylde has also starred in spots for Verizon, Toyota, Corona Light, Wendy's, Sprite, Bell South, Monday Night Football, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, La-Z-Boy, Budweiser, Heineken, Riff, Alltell, California Cheese, The Espy's, Jiffy Lube, State Farm, Ritz, and multiple others.
Chris starred as Woof in Hair, alongside Tracie Thoms at the Studio Theatre and won the Helen Hayes Award for Best Resident Musical. The cast performed at the Kennedy Center.
In the summer of 2013, Chris starred in the one-act comedy The Third Date at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. He played the role of Helmer.
Chris wrote, created and starred in the popular web series Dadholes.
Between December 3 of 2013 and December 4 of 2013 Chris' YouTube channel featuring the series gained popularity after links were featured on http://www.reddit.com/r/videos/
His 3 episodes of Dadholes received over a million views in less than 48 hours.
You can see them here: http://www.chriswylde.com/
More information is available at http://www.dadholes.tumblr.com/