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Chris Vance

George Christopher Vance is an English actor who is known for his television roles as Jack Gallagher in the Fox series Mental (2009), and James Whistler in Prison Break (2007–2008). He played Frank Martin and has recurred on Burn Notice, Dexter, Rizzoli & Isles, Supergirl, and, as Commander Harry Langford, on Hawaii Five-0. He has a recurring role as Dalton Walsh on Amazon Prime Video's Bosch.

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Like any other boy in the world that does a little bit of rough-and-tumble and playing around when they're a kid, who doesn't want to be an action star at some point?
I'd always been the confident guy in school. I was good in math and English, but I was still shy. I couldn't get up and speak in front of people. I was asked to do it when I was 10 years old and I burst out crying.
Dallas is an extraordinary place in it's own right. The first thing about Dallas that you can't get away from, particularly when I arrived, you've got no idea of the heat in this place. It's over 100 degrees, and with that the humidity is ridiculous. I mean, people don't live here, armadillos live here.
It was sad leaving 'All Saints' because I was leaving a family that had nurtured me and looked after me for a couple of years, and at the same time that particular storyline wasn't a surprise to me. I knew I was going. It had been worked out very carefully over many months.
Are there any good guys on 'Prison Break?' I suppose there might be. I can't honestly say whether I'm a good guy or a bad guy or I'm a good guy in wolf's clothing or sheep's clothing.
I miss the banter with friends and family, which more often than not takes place within the confines of a decent public house. So I miss the pubs. — © Chris Vance
I miss the banter with friends and family, which more often than not takes place within the confines of a decent public house. So I miss the pubs.
Storytelling is about listening in any media.
I remember the first time Bill Fichtner and I had a scene together. I've seen him in a few movies, from 'Armageddon' to 'The Perfect Storm' and 'Contact,' and suddenly he's on a bunk bed and I'm on a bunk bed and we're doing this scene together. That was a real 'pinch me' moment.
As an actor, I never really had a strategy. I just take projects, as they come. It all comes down to the writing, at the end of the day, for me. I don't care if it's a two-line cameo or the lead of the thing, as long as the project has some weight behind the writing and it's interesting and I think people will enjoy it.
I don't consider myself an action hero, at all. My domestic life is the same as anyone else's.
As things have progressed and I've gotten older, I've gotten more and more involved on the producing side. It's been a natural progression. The more you become exposed in a particular medium, the more you can bring to the table and people start trusting you. You're valued a little bit more, so you have more of a voice. It's something I would like to do, through the rest of my career.
I remember the first time Bill Fichtner and I had a scene together. I've seen him in a few movies, from Armageddon to The Perfect Storm and Contact, and suddenly he's on a bunk bed and I'm on a bunk bed and we're doing this scene together. That was a real 'pinch me' moment.
If you take yourself too seriously, you're dead in the water. I think the key to all is to have a laugh, have fun, and express every desire you had, as a kid.
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