Christopher Sieber

Actor, Singer
A strapping blond actor-singer, Christopher Sieber may be best-known to TV viewers for his one-season stint playing single dad to the Olsen twins on the ABC sitcom "Two of a Kind" (1998-99). Discerning theatergoers ... Read more »
Born: 02/17/1969 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Filmography

Actor (12)

See You in September 2014 (Movie)

Steven (Actor)

Elementary 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Good Wife 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Morning Glory 2010 (Movie)

Groundhog Reporter (Actor)

Morning Glory 2010 (Movie)

Groundhog Reporter (Actor)

Food Network Challenge 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Live From Lincoln Center: Camelot 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Pushing Daisies 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

It's All Relative 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Totally Gayer 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Sex and the City 2000 (Tv Show)

Actor

Two of A Kind 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A strapping blond actor-singer, Christopher Sieber may be best-known to TV viewers for his one-season stint playing single dad to the Olsen twins on the ABC sitcom "Two of a Kind" (1998-99). Discerning theatergoers, however, may know him better from his stage work in comedies and musicals.<p>The native Minnesotan landed in NYC after high school to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. He soon began to land small roles in musicals like the 1993 premiere of "Paper Moon" at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse and as Young Jacob Marley in the Madison Square Garden annual presentation of "A Christmas Carol" in 1994. The following year, he landed the lead in the George Street Playhouse production of "Off-Key". Although playing essentially an unsympathetic character (an embezzler who faked his own death), Sieber brought charm and conviction and made the character's journey to redemption believable. Undoubtedly he was cast, in part, in his next role -- the Angel Rick in Randy Newman's "Faust" -- because of his corn-fed Midwestern looks but his stage presence proved he was more than a pretty face.<p>Sieber stretched his acting chops in 1996 when he assumed the role of Donald, the conscience of the show, in a well-received Off-Broadway revival of Mart Crowley's landmark gay play "The Boys in the Band". Over the next year-and-a-half the actor-singer was perfecting his comic portrayal of the prince in the uneven but enjoyable stage musical "The Triumph of Love", originating the part at Yale Rep and recreating it in Baltimore before landing on Broadway. While he easily could have been overshadowed by such heavyweight co-stars as F Murray Abraham, Betty Buckley and Susan Egan, Sieber managed to hold his own, putting his own unique stamp on the character that easily could have been the most uninteresting. Having reigned on Broadway (albeit briefly), he moved to the small screen to essentially play second banana to Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as a widower college professor struggling with pre-teen twins in the genial if sometimes treacly comedy "Two of a Kind". While the show was highly touted and given the anchor spot for ABC's "TGIF" block of programming, it proved a ratings bust and was cancelled after a year. Sieber quickly returned to the stage playing a gay man seeking to have a marriage ceremony in a Catholic church in the Off-Broadway play "Avow" (2000).

EDUCATION

Forest Lake High School

Forest Lake , Minnesota

American Musical and Dramatic Academy

New York , New York

Milestones

2008

Played Lord Farquaad in the Broadway musical "Shrek the Musical"; earned a Tony Award nomination for Featured Actor in a Musical

2008

Returned to Broadway to resume his role as Sir Dennis Galahad in Monty Python's "Spamalot"

2006

Made London debut in Monty Python's "Spamalot"

2005

Played a variety of characters in Monty Python's "Spamalot" on Broadway; earned a Tony Award nomination for his role

2004

Appeard in the Broadway revival of "Hair"

2002

Played the dual role of the wolf and Rapunzel's prince in the revival of "Into the Woods"

2001

Returned to Broadway playing Gaston in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"

2000

Returned to the NY stage for the Off-Broadway play "Avow" playing a gay man who wants to marry his lover in a church ceremony

1999

Cast alongside David Hyde Pierce in the Reprise! production of Rodgers & Hart's "The Boys From Syracuse"

1998

Starred as the college professor father of twin girls (played by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) in the ABC sitcom "Two of a Kind"

1997

Breakthrough stage role as the prince in the musical "Triumph of Love"; originated role at Yale Rep, performed it in Baltimore and then on Broadway

1996

Co-starred in the Off-Broadway revival of "The Boys in the Band"; assumed role of Donald

1995

Played the lead in the musical "Off-Key" at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse; first association with playwright Bill C Davis

1995

Had featured role as an angel in Randy Newman's stage musical "Faust" at the La Jolla Playhouse

1995

Cast in support of Patti LuPone in the Encores! Great American Musicals staged concert presentation of "Pal Joey"

1994

Made NYC stage debut in "A Christmas Carol"

1993

Cast in the musical "Paper Moon" at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse

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