Chris Roberts

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Birthday
27, 1968
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Redwood City, CA

About

Best known for his work on such popular video games as Star Citizen, Freelancer, Starlancer, and Wing Commander, this designer worked for Origin Systems and later established production companies called Digital Anvil and Cloud Imperium Games Corporation.

Before Fame

He designed his first successful video game, Times of Lore, in the late 1980s.

Trivia

He produced several Hollywood movies, including Lord of War and The Jacket.

Family Life

Though born in northern California, he was raised in Manchester, England. In the mid 1980s, he returned to the United States.

Associated With

He directed a 1999 movie version of his Wing Commander video game. The film, neither a popular nor a critical success, starred Freddie Prinze, Jr.