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Christopher Whitelaw Pine (born August 26, 1980) is an American film, stage, and television actor.

Born in Los Angeles to actor parents Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, 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 (2009), 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 as well as the enthusiastic endorsement of William Shatner himself.

Not to be confused with the former Australian politician, Christopher Pyne. Also not to be confused with Chrises Evans, Hemsworth, or Pratt, who have also had roles in superhero movies.

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