Christopher Allport (June 17, 1947 – January 25, 2008) was an American actor.

Allport was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His acting life began at the age of nine in New Canaan, Connecticut at the Children's Theatre. While at Northwestern University, he worked with Paul Sills and Story Theatre. He performed in New York with the Public Theatre at Lincoln Center, and with Ensemble Studio Theatre; and in Los Angeles at the Taper, South Coast Repertory and with Padua Playwrights. In 2007, he wrote and starred in The Backroad Home, a theatrical memoir with his original music, directed and developed by Paul Linke (Ruskin Theatre).

One of his earliest television roles was as Tim McGowan on the soap opera Another World (1973–74).

His film credits include Savage Weekend, To Live and Die in L.A., Jack Frost, Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman, and Garden Party (which was released in 2008, shortly after he died).

His list of television credits includes appearances on such programs as The X Files, Commander In Chief, ER, Felicity, Mad Men, and Brothers & Sisters.

Allport died in an avalanche while skiing in California in 2008.

Work with Jim SteinmanEdit

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