Christopher Pettiet (1976–2000)

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Born in Dallas, Texas, Christopher Pettiet began career as a child actor making appearances in television series, made-for-television movies and films. He starred in two hit flicks, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) and Point Break (1991), and then joined the cast of the Western TV series The Young Riders (1989) as a young Jesse James. ... See full bio »

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The Young Riders Jesse James
Doogie Howser, M.D. Gregory Pelzman


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 1999 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Paul Dexter
- An Impartial Bias (1999) ... Paul Dexter (as Christopher L. Pettiet)
 1999 Undressed (TV Series)
- Bi-Gones (1999) ... Dean
- Three in the Van #2 (1999) ... Dean
- Three in the Van (1999) ... Dean
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Kevin Dicker
- Viagra-Vated Assault (1998) ... Kevin Dicker
 1997 Against the Law
 1997 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Luke Brewer
- Crisis of Faith (1997) ... Luke Brewer
 1996 Boys
Jon Heinz
 1996 Carried Away
Robert Henson
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Michael Hynes
- The Song of Rome (1995) ... Michael Hynes
 1994 Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (Video)
Cory Dietz
 1993 The Goodbye Bird
Francis 'Frank' Phillips
 1993 The Last Job (Short)
Johnny Allesio
 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Zachery Thomas
- Brothers and Sisters (1993) ... Zachery Thomas
 1992 Sandman
 1992 Baywatch (TV Series)
- Tequila Bay (1992) ... Beaver (as Chris Pettiet)
 1992 The Presence (TV Movie)
 1991-1992 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Jesse James
- 'Til Death Do Us Part: Part 2 (1992) ... Jesse James
- 'Til Death Do Us Part: Part 1 (1992) ... Jesse James
- The Debt (1992) ... Jesse James
- Lessons Learned (1992) ... Jesse James
- The Sacrifice (1992) ... Jesse James
 1991 Point Break
 1991 My Life and Times (TV Series)
Michael Miller
- The Collapse of '98 (1991) ... Michael Miller
 1991 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Little Harry
- The Way We Are (1991) ... Little Harry
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Corey Walker
- On the Toad Again (1991) ... Corey Walker
 1991 Fatal Exposure (TV Movie)
 1990 An Enemy of the People (TV Movie)
Morton Stockman
 1990 The Dreamer of Oz (TV Movie)
Teenage Frank Jr.
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Gregory Pelzman
- Revenge of the Teenage Dead (1990) ... Gregory Pelzman
 1990 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
- The High Ground (1990) ... Boy

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