Christopher Michael Pratt, popularly known as Chris Pratt, is an acclaimed American actor recognized for his remarkable performances in television and action films. Rising to fame through his roles as Andy Dwyer in “Parks and Recreation” and Bright Abbott in “Everwood,” Pratt’s journey from a small-town boy to a Hollywood star is truly inspiring.
Chris Pratt Early Life and Education:
Born on June 21, 1979, in Virginia, Minnesota, USA, Chris Pratt is the youngest son of Kathleen Louise and Daniel Clifton Pratt. After his father’s passing in 2014, his mother, of Norwegian descent, worked at Safeway to support the family. When he was seven years old, they moved to Lake Stevens, Washington. Pratt attended Community College but dropped out midway to work as a discount ticket salesman.
Chris Pratt Career Beginnings:
Before achieving fame, Pratt worked at a restaurant in Maui. His breakthrough came when he was discovered by actress Rae Dawn Chong, who cast him in her movie, “Cursed Part 3.” He gained prominence playing Bright Abbott in the TV series “Everwood” and later appeared in the 2008 action film “Wanted.” However, it was his role as Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom “Parks and Recreation” that catapulted him to stardom.