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Christopher Atkins

American actor most known for his role in “The Blue Lagoon”

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 Christopher Atkins Biography

Christopher Atkins is an American actor, who became famous in his debut role with co-star Brooke Shields in the 1980 film “The Blue Lagoon”. Atkins was born in Rye, New York, to German Americans Donald Bomann and Bitsy Nebauer. In high school, he was a lifeguard and sailing instructor, where he was discovered for The Blue Lagoon.

He had no previous interest or experience in acting, but an agent he knew persuaded him to audition for "The Blue Lagoon", a role he won over 2,000 other actors. In the film, he and co-star Brooke Shields played two teenage cousins who have lived alone together since they were marooned as children in a tropical paradise, eventually falling in love. The film grossed over $58 million with a production cost of $4.5 million.

He went on to star with Kristy McNichol in “The Pirate Movie” an update of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta “The Pirates of Penzance”. He hit #71 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with the song "How Can I Live Without Her?", which appeared in “The Pirate Movie”.

In “A Night in Heaven”, also starring Lesley Ann Warren, Atkins played Rick Monroe, an outspoken and overconfident student working his way through college as a male stripper. For one season (1983–1984), Atkins had a recurring role as swimming instructor Peter Richards on the CBS prime time soap opera “Dallas” in which his character has an affair with Sue Ellen Ewing.

Atkins has been the cover boy of many teen magazines and has appeared in several television commercials representing Coke and Adidas. In the 1990s and 2000s, he appeared in the made-for-network and cable movies “Fatal Charms”, “Project Shadowchaser III” and “Angel Flight Dawn”. Other projects include “Caved In”, “Spiritual Warriors”, “13th Child”, “The Employee of the Month”, “Tequila Express”, “Quigley” and “True Legends of the West”.

In 2007, he starred in the direct-to-DVD sci-fi movie “100 Million BC”. In 2009, he appeared on VH1's “Confessions of a Teen Idol”, a reality show in featuring former teen idols.

He owns an outdoor sports company and has patented a fishing lure. Atkins was nominated for a Golden Globe Awards for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Male for The Blue Lagoon as well as Best Young Actor for the Young Artist Awards. He is ranked Number 76 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

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Christopher Atkins

American actor most known for his role in “The Blue Lagoon”

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Christopher Atkins Biography

Christopher Atkins is an American actor, who became famous in his debut role with co-star Brooke Shields in the 1980 film “The Blue Lagoon”. Atkins was born in Rye, New York, to German Americans Donald Bomann and Bitsy Nebauer. In high school, he was a lifeguard and sailing instructor, where he was discovered for The Blue Lagoon.

He had no previous interest or experience in acting, but an agent he knew persuaded him to audition for "The Blue Lagoon", a role he won over 2,000 other actors. In the film, he and co-star Brooke Shields played two teenage cousins who have lived alone together since they were marooned as children in a tropical paradise, eventually falling in love. The film grossed over $58 million with a production cost of $4.5 million.

He went on to star with Kristy McNichol in “The Pirate Movie” an update of Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta “The Pirates of Penzance”. He hit #71 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart with the song "How Can I Live Without Her?", which appeared in “The Pirate Movie”.

In “A Night in Heaven”, also starring Lesley Ann Warren, Atkins played Rick Monroe, an outspoken and overconfident student working his way through college as a male stripper. For one season (1983–1984), Atkins had a recurring role as swimming instructor Peter Richards on the CBS prime time soap opera “Dallas” in which his character has an affair with Sue Ellen Ewing.

Atkins has been the cover boy of many teen magazines and has appeared in several television commercials representing Coke and Adidas. In the 1990s and 2000s, he appeared in the made-for-network and cable movies “Fatal Charms”, “Project Shadowchaser III” and “Angel Flight Dawn”. Other projects include “Caved In”, “Spiritual Warriors”, “13th Child”, “The Employee of the Month”, “Tequila Express”, “Quigley” and “True Legends of the West”.

In 2007, he starred in the direct-to-DVD sci-fi movie “100 Million BC”. In 2009, he appeared on VH1's “Confessions of a Teen Idol”, a reality show in featuring former teen idols.

He owns an outdoor sports company and has patented a fishing lure. Atkins was nominated for a Golden Globe Awards for New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Male for The Blue Lagoon as well as Best Young Actor for the Young Artist Awards. He is ranked Number 76 on VH1's 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

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  • How to book Christopher Atkins?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Christopher Atkins for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Christopher Atkins, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Christopher Atkins or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Christopher Atkins?

    Booking fees for Christopher Atkins, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Christopher Atkins, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Christopher Atkins?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Christopher Atkins for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Christopher Atkins for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Christopher Atkins or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Christopher Atkins or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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