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Christopher McDonald

Christopher McDonald

Christopher McDonald on Kirstie!

Christopher McDonald is one of the hardest working actors in showbusiness, having appeared in close to 100 films, including Requiem fora Dream, The Perfect Storm, Quiz Show and, perhaps mostnotably, as the nefarious Shooter McGavin in Happy Gilmore opposite Adam Sandler. McDonald has also worked heavily in television, with roleson shows including Boardwalk Empire, Cracking Up, Law &Order, Happy Endings, and Veronica's Closet, alongsideKirstie Alley. And now McDonald and Alley will reunite for the premiereepisode of TV Land's new series Kirstie, as he plays JeffreyShepard, an actor who stars alongside Maddie Banks in the play WorstCase Scenario. Born in New York City, McDonalds first big break camein 1982 when he scored the role of Goose McKenzie in Grease 2, afilm which was also one of the first credits for a young MichellePfeiffer. This led to parts in films including Thelma and Louise,Dutch and Grumpy Old Men. His recent work includes the filmsBarry Munday, Not Fade Away and The Collection. Mostimpressively however, McDonald appeared in a 1978 episode of The DatingGame as one of three eligible bachelors. Sadly, he was not selectedfor a date.