Film, television and stage actor who starred in the FOX series Gotham as Lucius Fox and The Newsroom as Gary Cooper. He played a pivotal role in the first season of Showtime's Homeland and was later featured in the Netflix series When They See Us as Yusef Salaam.
He moved from the UK to North Carolina and graduated from Asheville High School. He went on to earn a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2001.
He was born Christopher Eugene Chalk in London, England. He married actress and filmmaker K.D. Chalk.
He and Shea Whigham were cast in the HBO limited series Perry Mason.