Fandom

Miami Vice Wiki

Chris Elliott

2,340pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
Chris Elliott

Chriselliott

Miami Vice Character
Born
May 31, 1960, New York City, New York
Active
1983-present
Spouse/Children
Paula Niedert (1986-present), two children


Christopher Nash Elliott (born May 31, 1960, New York City, New York) is an American actor and comedic writer who appeared as Danny Allred, expert cryptographer and war buddy of James "Sonny" Crockett in the episode "Down for the Count (Part II)" of the series Miami Vice.

CareerEdit

Elliott began his career as a comedy writer and performer on Late Night with David Letterman from 1982-88 (returning in 2007), winning four Emmys for comedy writing. Elliott made his movie debut in Lianna (with Jon DeVries), followed by My Man Adam (with Veronica Cartwright, Charlie Barnett and Austin Pendleton), Manhunter (with Garcelle Beauvais, Bill Cwikowski, Dennis Farina, Kim Griest, Michele Shay, Bill Smitrovich, Jim Zubiena and Michael Talbott), The Abyss (with Jimmie Ray Weeks and J.C. Quinn), Kingpin, and his most recent film, Speed-Dating.

Elliott's TV appearances include his own series, Get a Life, that ran from 1990-92, a member of the Saturday Night Live cast from 1994-95, Murphy Brown, the animated Dilbert, According to Jim, King of the Hill, and his most recent TV appearance, in Futurama.

Personal LifeEdit

Elliott married Paula Niedert in 1986, they have two children; Abby (born 1987, first second-generation Saturday Night Live cast member, departed SNL in 2012) and Bridey.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.