Chris Noth is a Golden Globe and SAG Award-nominated actor who rose to prominence playing Detective Mike Logan for five seasons on the original “Law & Order.” Noth is well known to audiences for his iconic role as Mr. Big on the groundbreaking series “Sex and the City,” and for his critically lauded portrayal of Peter Florrick on “The Good Wife,” on the Network.
Noth earned his first Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy for his star turn as Mr. Big, the love of Carrie Bradshaw’s life. He went on to earn his second Golden Globe nod for Best Actor in a Drama, as well as two SAG Award nominations for Best Ensemble, for his powerful performance as Peter Florrick, opposite Juliana Margulies on “The Good Wife.”
Most recently on television, Noth starred opposite Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany in “Manhunt: Unabomber,” and the final season of “Tyrant.” His additional television credits include “Caesar,” “Titanic: Blood and Steel,” and the films “Exiled” and “Bad Apple,” which he also executive produced. Also, Noth featured his comedic talents in the series “Catastrophe,” “VIP” and a recurring role on the long-running scifi series “Dr. Who.”
On the big screen, Noth’s credits include “Lovelace,” with Amanda Seyfried and Peter Sarsgaard; “Elsa & Fred,” opposite Christopher Plummer and Marcia Gay Harden; “Frankie Go Boom”; “My One and Only”; “Mr. 3000”; “Searching for Paradise”; “Double Whammy”; “Cast Away”; “Texas Funeral”; “Getting to Know You”; “The Broken Giant”; “The Confession”; “Cold Around the Heart”; “Naked in New York”; and most recently, the Sundance feature “White Girl” and the independent film “Chronically Metropolitan.”
However, the stage is Noth’s first love. Upon his graduation from Yale School of Drama, he appeared in numerous plays, both on and off Broadway. Most recently, he starred in the Atlantic Theatre’s Production of “Mother” opposite Isabelle Huppert. His additional theater credits include “That Championship Season,” with Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric and “The Best Man,” with Elizabeth Ashley and Charles Durning, which earned him a Theatre World Award. Off Broadway, his credits include “Dr. Faustus,” “Farragut North,” “What Didn’t Happen at the Playwrights Horizons,” “Arms and the Man” and “American Buffalo.”
Also, North performs in plays at the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Yale Rep, The Manhattan Theater Club, Circle Rep, the Taper 2 series at Mark Taper Forum and La Mama.
Dubbed GQ’s 2015 International Man of the Year, Noth was the face of Biotherm Homme in Canada in 2009. He is also a huge supporter of the Rainforest Action Network. Additionally, he is co-owner of The Cutting Room, a well-known music venue in New York City that he opened in late 1999, with his friend, Steve Walter.
Noth is bicoastal, living both in New York and Los Angeles. His birthday is Nov. 13. Follow him on Instagram @chrisnothofficial.