Nick Chinlund

Biography

Date of Birth 18 November 1961, New York City, New York, USA Birth Name Zareh Nicholas Chinlund Height 6' 2½" (1.89 m) Zareh Nicholas Chinlund is an American actor. Nick attended the Friends Seminary in Lower Manhattan. With dreams of pursuing a career in basketball at Brown University and majoring in history. Chinlund was sidelined when he had a shoulder injury and had to have it operated on. The result is a two inch scar on his left shoulder. Having largely been cast in small roles on episodic television, Chinlund came to prominence when he guest starred on The X-Files second season episode Irresistible playing serial killer Donnie Pfaster. In recent years, Chinlund has been seen in several independent projects, notably A Brother's Kiss (1997). He also served as the executive producer of the film, which was directed by childhood friend Seth Zvi Rosenfeld. A Brother's Kiss was filmed in and around the neighbourhood where Chinlund and Rosenfeld grew up. The film tells the story of two brothers, Lex (Chinlund) and Mick (Michael Raynor), who grow up in the hard streets of New York. Chinlund continued in his long vein of independent features with roles in Chutney Popcorn (1999), Amy's Orgasm (2001), Goodnight Joseph Parker (2004) and Sinner (2007). Recently, Chinlund starred in a few big screen movies, usually as the villain. They include: Tears of the Sun (2003) with Bruce Willis, Con Air (1997) with Nicholas Cage, The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) with Vin Diesel and directed by David Twohy, who also directed Chinlund in the underwater thriller Below (2002), and Ultraviolet (2006) with Milla Jovovich. He also reprised his X-Files role as Donnie Pfaster for a seventh season episode called Orison. Chinlund was also in Training Day with Denzel Washington, Eraser with Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Legend of Zorro with Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. He has also made guest appearances in the long-running TV drama series, Law & Order, as well as in its spinoff, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. As with his film roles, he played villainous roles in those two shows, most notably as a smarmy defense attorney and an unethical journalist in the original Law & Order, and a serial killer in Special Victims Unit

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Birth Name

Zareh Nicholas Chinlund

Birth Place

Nueva York, Nueva York, Estados Unidos

Birth Date

11/18/1961
Known For
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Ultraviolet

Ferdinand Daxus

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Close Range

Sheriff Jasper Calloway

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Wyvern

Jake Suttner

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Mr. Magoo

Bob Morgan

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Mercury Plains

The Captain

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La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas

Patrick

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Street Warrior

Mr. Pope

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Amy's O

Matthew Starr

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The Fifth Patient

John Reilly

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Avenging Angel

Bob Quinn

Starring In
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THE PREY: Legend of Karnoctus

Tagger

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Dinner in America

Bill

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All Roads to Pearla

Coach Baker

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American Violence

Belmonte

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Close Range

Sheriff Jasper Calloway

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Mercury Plains

The Captain

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Supremacy

Hannity

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Need for Speed

Officer Lejeune

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La vida precoz y breve de Sabina Rivas

Patrick

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Speed-Dating

Finch

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The Chameleon

Mitch

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New Hope Manor

Officer Sykes

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Third Watch

Detective Tancredi (6 episodes, 1999-2000)

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Wyvern

Jake Suttner

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Street Warrior

Mr. Pope

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Felon

Sgt. Roberts

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The Onion Movie

Bryant Brand

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Avenging Angel

Bob Quinn

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The Fifth Patient

John Reilly

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Hallowed Ground

Jonas Hathaway

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Toxic

Rob Deluca

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Ultraviolet

Ferdinand Daxus

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The Legend of Zorro

Jacob McGivens

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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury

Toombs (voice)

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The Chronicles of Riddick

Toombs

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Goodnight Joseph Parker

Joseph Parker

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Tears of the Sun

Michael 'Slo' Slowenski

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Below

Chief

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100 Mile Rule

Paul

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Training Day

Tim

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Amy's O

Matthew Starr

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The Kid

Himself

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Beyond Suspicion

Used Car Salesman

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Once in the Life

Mike Murphy

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Chutney Popcorn

Mitch

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Frogs for Snakes

Iggy Schmurtz

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Mr. Magoo

Bob Morgan

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Con Air

Billy Bedlam

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A Brother's Kiss

Lex

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Rough Riders

Frederick Remington

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Cracker

Officer Pete Renauldi (2 episodes, 1999)

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Eraser

WitSec Agent Calderon

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Bad Girls

Pinkerton Detective O'Brady

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Unveiled

Jeremy Avery

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Army of One

Deputy Tomay

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Daybreak

Commander

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Lethal Weapon 3

Hatchett

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The Ambulance

Hugo (as Nicholas Chinlund)

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