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Chris Bauer

Chris starred as Detective Andy Bellefleur in HBO’s hit series “True Blood.” He is also well known from the HBO series “The Wire” in his acclaimed role as union boss “Frank Sobotka,” and will be seen in David Simon’s upcoming HBO series “The Deuce.” He currently stars on “Survivor’s Remorse” on the Starz network, and was recently seen in the award winning FX limited series “The People vs. OJ Simpson.” Recent feature film appearances include Clint Eastwood’s Sully and Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster. His previous work with David Mamet includes the West Coast premiere of Race with Center Theater Group in Los Angeles and Romance at Bay Street Theater. Bauer returns to Atlantic following starring in Melissa James Gibson’s What Rhymes with America and Jez Butterworth’s hit plays The Night Heron, Parlour Song and Mojo. He made his Broadway debut in A Streetcar Named Desire, for which he was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award. For HBO Films, Bauer appeared in 61*, directed by Billy Crystal, as well as The Notorious Bettie Page and Bernard and Doris. On television, he was a series regular on NBC’s “Third Watch,” “Smith” on CBS, and ESPN’s “Tilt” and has appeared in films from many of Hollywood’s biggest directors such as Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen, John Woo, Steve Buscemi, Robert Redford and Joel Schumacher, among others.