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Christopher Parker (born August 24, 1983) is an English actor and television presenter.
Christopher Parker’s career began at an early age as a model appearing in print campaigns and TV commercials. He progressed onto small roles in TV dramas such as The Bill, London's Burning (appearing in the last ever episode) and Judge John Deed. Parker worked as a stunt double in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. He then came to slightly wider attention in the role of Spencer Moon in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, where he played the younger brother of British actor Shane Richie. Read Full Bio >>
Following his time on EastEnders, he appeared in the first series of Strictly Come Dancing and made it through to the final alongside his partner Hanna Karttunen.
In 2005/2006 he worked as a presenter on CD:UK, MTV News, CBBC with Fearne Cotton, Disney Radio and as an entertainment presenter on the morning television show This Morning.
Parker hosted an hour long special called Bond is Back for American television about latest James Bond movie, Casino Royale .
He has appeared on CBBC on Hider in the House presented by JK and Joel and taken part in ITV2's reality television programme Deadline with chief editor Janet Street Porter. He was the first celebrity to be sacked by Street-Porter for refusing to take pictures of famous people without first asking their permission.
He currently presents Dead Famous Live opposite Gail Porter and was, for a period, the face of the digital music channel Bubble Hits.
Parker appeared in the second series of the BBC's Hotel Babylon opposite Danny Dyer. In 2006 he worked alongside Christian Slater, Nick Moran and Eddie Izzard in a live performance of the Hollywood movie The Rogues.
Parker splits his time between Los Angeles and London. In Los Angeles he works for Fox owned channel TV Guide Channel and also Reelz Channel (a movie themed channel).
In 2008, he took part in The Srictly Come Dancing Live Arena Tour and he has acted in Tim Smith's short film Schoolboy and also the feature film Education of Keiron which stars James Wilby. He is also presenting holiday segments for ITV1's This Morning and is has a column in Teen Now Magazine.
Chris is often seen out and about with his friends Fearne Cotton and Denise Van Outen (who he worked with on This Morning).
In November 2004 Parker slashed his wrists and took an overdose of paracetamol. He has since spoken out about the event.
He has also completed two London Marathons, once for the charity Barnardos and the second for the Make Poverty History Campaign and visited Africa with Comic Relief alongside Fearne Cotton.
Won the Best new TV talent at the TRIC Awards in 2005 << Less Bio
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