Chris Overton is best known for his career as an actor. Read more to learn about his most famous movies, his overall net worth, and more!
Chris Overton began his career as a child actor, but since then, he has come a long way. From voice acting, live acting, writing, producing, and directing, Chris Overton seems to be able to do it all.
Career as an Actor
Chris Overton began acting in 2003 when he appeared in the television show ‘The Big Road’ for just one episode. He was only a child at this time, so he did not have much experience in the acting industry. Still, however, this brief role allowed him to earn other roles in two other television shows from 2003-2004: ‘The Queen’s Nose’ and ‘The Brief.’ He appeared in his first movie, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ in 2004 when he played the role of the young Phantom. His role in ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ would open up doors that would allow him to continue acting in films. The next film he appeared in was ‘Oliver Twist’ in 2005. In this film, he played the character, Noah Claypole. After working on ‘Oliver Twist,’ he returned to working on television shows, this time taking on recurring roles. He first major role was that of Liam McAllister on ‘Hollyoaks.’ He would later play the same role on the show ‘Hollyoaks, Later.’ He also had roles on the shows ‘WPC 56’ and ‘Prisoners Wives.’ His most recent film was ‘Pride.’ In ‘Pride,’ which came out in 2014, he played the character, Reggie.
The Silent Child
One of Chris Overton’s most popular works is the short film titled ‘The Silent Film’ where he took on the role of director of this film. Another famous star who appeared in this short film is Rachel Shenton, she is the one who wrote this short film.
Awards and Nominations
All of Chris Overton’s awards and nominations are for his work on the short film ‘The Silent Child.’ All the awards and nominations are shared with Rachel Shenton. So far together, they have won eight awards for this short film, including Audience Awards (Aestetica Short Film Festival and the Encounters International Film Festival), a July Award (Gold Movie Awards Goddess Nike), and Jury Prizes (New Renaissance Film Festival and the Sydney Indie Film Festival). The two stars may have another award in their future because ‘The Silent Child’ has been nominated for an Oscar 2018 award. The award winner will be announced on March 4, 2018, at the Oscar 2018 award ceremony.
As of 2018, it is estimated that Chris Overton’s net worth is about $300,000. As he continues his career as an actor, we expect that his net worth will only grow as the years go by.