Chris Sheffield recently completed a starring role in the TNT, Michael Bay directed drama pilot, “The Last Ship” where he portrays the young Communications Officer Mason alongside Eric Dane and Rhona Mitra.
Sheffield earned his first starring lead role in the Warner Bros. coming-of-age feature “General Education” which premiered at the Burbank International Film Festival in September 2012; the film featured Jeneane Garofalo and Larry Miller as Sheffield’s parents. His other big screen credits include Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and “The Rookie.” On television, Chris has guest starred on “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” “NCIS,” “Brothers and Sisters” and “CSI: Miami.”
Sheffield was born in Grapevine, Texas where his career began as a commercial print model. He always knew he wanted to be an actor and his success in modeling motivated him to start taking acting lessons at the age of 10. He eventually moved to Los Angeles where he earned his place at the legendary Groundlings, which has proved to be a launching pad for stars like Will Ferrell, Kathy Griffin and Maya Rudolph. Sheffield built a strong foundation in comedy and drama under the guidance of the highly respected acting coaches Howard Fine and Diana Castle.
He regularly attends and participates in local sketch comedy and improv shows. Sheffield loves sports, particularly soccer and golf; he loves to drive and has a fascination with cars. In his spare time he loves to sing and is currently taking guitar lessons.