Creator: Chris Pine

Pictured: azure pools of ethereal beauty; part of one bear paw; "good guy" scar; rugged good looks.

Christopher Whitelaw Pine (August 26, 1980-) is an American film, stage and television actor. Born in Los Angeles to actor parents, Pine was studying English at Berkeley when finally bitten by the acting bug. Prior to his breakout role as Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek, Pine played mostly in romantic comedies, leading fandom to be initially wary of his casting. However, his performance in the film received accolades from critics and fans alike.

Not to be confused with the Australian education minister, Christopher Pyne.

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