Jan 22, 2020
Chris Kinkade is a stage and film actor whose work includes
Alpha Dog with Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake,
and My Sister's Keeper with Cameron Diaz and Alec
Baldwin (both directed by Nick Cassavetes). He's the former lead
singer of the Seattle-based 1970s/80s rock band Rail, the current
lead singer of the band Elsewaves, and a professional harpist.
Chris is also one of Hollywood's most sought-after massage
therapists, whose clientele includes Woody Harrelson and Nick
Cassavetes, among others.
What you will learn:
- How Chris trained to become an actor at the American Academy of
Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.
- How a chance meeting in the stairway of his acting school
resulted in a life-long friendship with A-list film director/actor
Nick Cassavetes (The NoteBook, Alpha Dog,
- How Chris' love for music led him to rock and roll, but also to
a deep love and appreciation for the harp.
- How Chris' love for acting led him to the stage, and then to
television, and ultimately to the big screen.
- Why, despite his success in film, he still considers acting to
be a hobby and not a full time obsession.
- Why he considers massage to be not only a healing art, but an
act of creativity.