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Chris Pine Nationality: Is Chris Pine Russian?




Chris Pine is an American actor.

Pine was born on August 26, 1980 in Los Angeles, California to Robert Pine, an actor who co-starred on CHiPs as Sergeant Joseph Getraer, and Gwynne Gilford, a former actress who became a psychotherapist.

Pine is an American but his maternal grandfather, Max M. Gilford, comes from a Russian-Jewish family.

Pine’s ancestry is Russian Jewish (from his maternal grandfather), English, German, Welsh, and French.

Pine made his feature film debut as Lord Devereaux in The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004).

Since making his debut, Pine has gone on to star in roles including;

    1. James T. Kirk in the Star Trek reboot film series (2009–2016),
    2. Will Colson in Unstoppable (2010),
    3. Cinderella’s Prince in Into the Woods (2014),
    4. Jack Ryan in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014),
    5. Toby Howard in Hell or High Water (2016),
    6. Bernie Webber in The Finest Hours (2016),
    7. Steve Trevor in Wonder Woman (2017) and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020),
    8. Dr. Alexander Murry in A Wrinkle in Time (2018), and
    9. Robert the Bruce in Outlaw King (2018).