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  • Date of birth : 23/08/1960

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Chris Potter (1960)

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Christopher Jay "Chris" Potter is a Canadian actor, musician and pitchman. He is primarily known for his roles on soap operas and prime-time television. Potter is known for his roles as Peter Caine, on the popular 1990s crime drama, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, Dr. David Cameron on the first season of Queer as Folk, as the voice of Gambit in the animated X-Men series, and for his recurring role as con-artist Evan Owen on The Young and the Restless. Currently, he plays Tim Fleming, on the popular drama Heartland.

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The oldest of three children, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Ron Potter, an ex- pro-football player, temporary coach of University of Western Ontario Mustangs and insurance salesman and Judith Potter, a beloved singer who gave up her career for her family, Potter was raised in London, Ontario, Canada. Potter had an early interest in sports such as hockey, baseball and football, as well as in community theater.

Successful in sports throughout his high school years , Chris wanted a professional career as an athlete; however, his father would not permit it. He later quit college to start a career as a rock musician. He discovered a love for the theater and became a professional stage actor. He also worked on an oil rig in Northern Canada, sold cars and later became an insurance salesman. He left the insurance company to start his career on TV, as an actor and a pitchman.

He is married to Karen, and they have four children, Jesse, Quinn, Claire, and Gray.

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