Chris Messina is an American film and television actor. Chris Messina started his career as an off-Broadway actor. He has appeared in episodes of the television series Law & Order, Third Watch and Medium.
Chris Messina had a recurring role in the fifth and final season of the HBO drama Six Feet Under, playing Claire`s love interest Ted Fairwell. His film credits include Rounders, The Siege, You`ve Got Mail and Towelhead.
Chris Messina starred in Ira and Abby, a 2007 film directed by Robert Cary and written by and co-starring Jennifer Westfeldt. In 2008 he starred in Woody Allen`s film Vicky Cristina Barcelona.