||Christopher J. Hanke
|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
||Hot Springs, Arkansas
Christopher J. Hanke is an American actor known for his roles on Broadway and television. Hanke has played leading roles in various Broadway and off-Broadway shows. His roles have included Ethan Girard in the national tour of The Full Monty (2002) and Nick Piazza in Fame on 42nd Street (2003, off-Broadway); and on Broadway as J.T. in In My Life (2005), Mark Cohen in Rent (2007) and Baldwin in Cry-Baby (2008); and Claude in Hair (2008 - Central Park production).
Hanke has also appeared on television, playing the recurring role of the inexperienced transplant coordinator Ryan Abbott on the CBS TV series Three Rivers. He had a guest-starring role on ABC's Brothers & Sisters in 2010. He also has a recurring role in the television show Big Love as a Mormon intern in the State Senate.
Most recently, Hanke appeared on Broadway as Bud Frump in the 2011 revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, starring Darren Criss (previously Daniel Radcliffe) and staged by Rob Ashford.