Name: Christopher Bradley Owens
Date of Birth: 7 September 1961
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Character in the X Files: Jeffrey Spender
Address: Chris Owens c/o The X-Files Fox Productions 10201 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035 U.S.A.
Training: Theatreworks in Toronto, the Herbert Herghof Studio in New York Awards: Dora Award nomination for John Patrick Shanley's Italian-American Reconcilation
Facts: Chris Owens was born in Toronto but moved to Vancouver in 1996, just in time to land his first role on THE X-FILES, as the Young Cigarette Smoking Man in "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man." He played Young CSM again in "Demons" as well as The Great Mutato in "The Post-Modern Prometheus," before being cast in the recurring role of Agent Jeffrey Spender.
His father is a Jazz drummer and his mother is a singer. His sister is actress Shelley-lynn Owens.
His previous occupation was as a bartender. Chris has moved to Los Angeles with THE X-FILES. He drives a black two-door Honda Civic. And yes, he has a girlfriend - not actor Laura Leigh Hughes, as is widely rumored, but a University of Victoria law student named Tara Parker.
X Files trivia: Chris starred in a movie with Nicholas Lea (Agent Krycek, AKA "Ratboy"). It was called THEIR SECOND CHANCE. Chris was Lindsay Wagner's son, Nick was the boyfriend of her daughter. Chris is reportedly a good friend of Brendan Beiser (Agent Pendrell).
Filmography: Chris has had bit parts on TV and in the movies. He had a role in the other Chris Carter series Millenium and his movie credits include roles in Cocktail , The Big Town, Sabotage and Disturbing Behaviour. For a more detailed filmography visit:
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