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Gorham was born in Fresno, California to David Gorham, a certified public accountant and Cathryn Gorham, a school nurse. He attended high school at Roosevelt School of the Arts and graduated from UCLA with a BA in Film & Theater Arts. While in college, he participated in many sports including martial arts, stage combat, fencing, Rollerblading, and ballroom dancing
His first job in the business was as an intern on Baywatch (1989). Gorham has appeared in a number of science fiction TV series, ranging from a starring role in Odyssey 5 to the title character in Jake 2.0. He also had roles on Party of Five, Felicity and Without a Trace. Gorham has also acted in films, including 2001's The Other Side of Heaven co-starring Anne Hathaway.
Gorham played Harrison John in the WB series Popular, Dr. Miles McCabe in the NBC drama Medical Investigation, and played the lead role in the short lived CBS series Out of Practice. He was also the lead of ABC Family's original movie Relative Chaos.
Three years after Jake 2.0 ended, Gorham again worked with series creator Silvio Horta for a recurring role in Horta's new series, Ugly Betty. Gorham played Henry Grubstick, the main love interest for the series' heroine Betty Suarez (played by America Ferrera). Gorham joined the cast full-time for the series' second season. He then left in July 2008, but returned for the Season 3 and also Season 4 finale.
Gorham starred in the 2009 CBS TV miniseries, Harper's Island, in which characters were killed off every week leading to the eventual reveal of the murderer.
In the summer of 2010, he was cast as one of the leads in Covert Affairs, playing a blind special ops agent Auggie Anderson, who leads the main character, a trainee CIA agent played by Piper Perabo, at her new job. The series on the USA cable network received high ratings right from the airing of its pilot episode and is an unqualified hit series for the network. It has been renewed for a second season.
Gorham is married to his former Popular co-star, Anel Lopez Gorham, with whom he has three young children: sons Lucas (born c.2001) and Ethan (born c.2003), and a daughter named Alondra Cecilia Lopez Gorham (born January 10, 2009). They were college sweethearts.
Lucas (born 2001) (son), Ethan (born 2003) (son), Alondra Cecilia Lopez (born Jan 10, 2009) (daughter)
Christopher David Gorham (born August 14, 1974) is an American actor who is known for the series, ABC hit Ugly Betty, Popular, Odyssey 5, Jake 2.0, Medical Investigation, Out of Practice, Harper's Island and Covert Affairs.
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Christopher David Gorham