Christopher Egan

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Christopher Egan
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Egan in 2008
Christopher Andrew Egan

(1986-06-29) 29 June 1986 (age 33)
Other namesChris Egan

Christopher Andrew Egan (born 29 June 1986) is an Australian actor. He played Nick Smith in the Australian soap opera Home and Away from 2000 to 2003, and David Shepherd on the NBC television drama Kings. He also portrayed Alex Lannon in the Apocalyptic TV series, Dominion.

Life and career[edit]

Egan was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He has appeared in several commercials and did some modelling, but his ability and ambition for acting came out when he performed in the Glen Street productions of Les Misérables and West Side Story. He also appeared in the TV soap Home and Away.

He has also been trained in gymnastics at the KICK Performance Group in Sydney. As well as competing in several eisteddfods at an early age, Egan has been able to use his gymnastics skills extensively in the thriller film Crush.[1]

He moved to Los Angeles in 2003.[2] In 2006, he appeared in the film adaptation of Christopher Paolini's novel Eragon. In 2007, he played a small role in Resident Evil: Extinction, the third movie in the Resident Evil series. In the summer of 2009, he shot the movie Letters to Juliet in Italy, with Amanda Seyfried, Vanessa Redgrave and Gael García Bernal.

Egan starred in Dominion, the Sci Fi supernatural action drama based on characters from the 2010 feature film Legion that starred Paul Bettany. Egan played Alex Lannon, a rebellious young soldier who discovers he is the unlikely savior of humanity.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
2006 Eragon Roran Debut film
2007 Virgin Territory Dioneo
2007 Resident Evil: Extinction Mikey
2009 Crush Julian
2010 Letters to Juliet Charlie Wyman


Year Title Role Notes
2000–2003 Home and Away Nick Smith 82 episodes
2002 Home and Away: Secrets and the City Nick Smith Direct-to-video series
2005 Empire Agrippa Miniseries, 3 episodes
2006 Everwood Nick Bennett 2 episodes
2006 Alpha Male Felix Methusulah TV film
2006 Vanished Ben Wilson 12 episodes
2008 Pretty/Handsome Beckett TV film
2009 Kings David Shepherd 13 episodes
2011 Poe Edgar Allan Poe TV film
2013 Gothica Dorian Grey TV film
2014–2015 Dominion Alex Lannon Main cast
2015 The Prince Zach TV film


  1. ^ "Crush". Nexus 6bn(Australia). Retrieved 27 September 2009.
  2. ^ Nicholson, Sarah; Downie, Stephen (10 January 2007). "Everybody loves Chris". The Sunday Telegraph. Retrieved 21 January 2007.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Christopher Egan To Star, Alan Dale & Tom Wisdom To Co-Star In Syfy Pilot 'Dominion'". Retrieved 19 October 2013.

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