Christopher Andrew Pontius
July 16, 1974
Pasadena, California, U.S.
|Other names||Party Boy|
Bunny the Lifeguard
Pontius the Barbarian
|Occupation||Stunt performer, actor, television personality|
|Known for||Co-star of Jackass|
|Spouse(s)||Claire Nolan (2004–2013)|
Christopher Andrew Pontius (born July 16, 1974) is an American stunt performer and actor. He is best known as a cast member of the MTV reality stunt show Jackass and co-host of its spinoff Wildboyz with fellow cast member Steve-O.
Life and career
Pontius was born in Pasadena, California and raised in San Luis Obispo. As a teenager, he met his future Jackass collaborators when he was interviewed in skateboarding magazine Big Brother. Pontius went on to write for Big Brother, and was part of the Jackass cast starting with the first episode in 2000.
Pontius was married to Claire Nolan from 2004 to 2013.
Pontius' son was born in December 2019.
Role in Jackass
Pontius mostly performs stunts involving nudity, such as him dancing out in public while wearing nothing but a thong. He also mostly performs stunts involving his penis, most notably getting it bit by a snake, and flying an RC helicopter with his penis by tying thread around it to the RC helicopter, which is how Jackass 3D received the green-light. He also performs stunts and pranks involving him playing different characters, like him being dressed up as the devil while walking through the streets and holding a sign with "Keep God out of California" written on it, and him being a barbarian while facing off against scorpions.
|2002||Jackass: The Movie||Himself||Writer|
|2003||Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle||Irish Dock Worker||Cameo|
|2006||Jackass Number Two||Himself||Writer|
|2007||National Lampoon's TV: The Movie||Jesus Christ|
|2008||What We Do Is Secret||Black Randy|
|Game Over, Man!||Himself||Cameo|
|2002||Jackass Backyard BBQ||TV special|
|2002||MTV Cribs||1 episode|
|2003–2006||Wildboyz||Host, co-creator, 32 episodes|
|2005||Jackass: Gumball 3000 Rally Special||TV special|
|2006||WWE Monday Night RAW||Episode 14.42|
|2007||The Podge and Rodge Show||Episode 3.7|
|2008||Jackassworld.com: 24 Hour Takeover||TV special|
|2009||Nitro Circus||1 episode|
|2009||Steve-O: Demise and Rise||TV movie documentary|
|2010||2010 MTV Video Music Awards||Presenter|
|2010-2018||Made in Hollywood||Episode 6.4 and episode 13.36|
|2010||Up Close with Carrie Keagan||1 episode|
|2011||Good News Week||Episode 10.7|
|2011||A Tribute to Ryan Dunn||TV movie documentary|
|2012||Raising Hope||Albert||Episode 2.15: "Sheer Madness"|
|Rally On||Himself||Episode 1.6: "NOLA Blues: New Orleans to Orlando"|
|2014||Loiter Squad||Episode 3.3: "Sharpshooter"|
|2021||Jackass Shark Week||TV special|
|WWE SmackDown||Episode 24.10|
|1998||Number Two: Big Brother|
|2001||Don't Try This at Home: The Steve-O Video|
|2001||CKY3||Cameo as Party Boy|
|2002||Don't Try This at Home – The Steve-O Video Vol. 2: The Tour|
|2003||Steve-O: Out on Bail|
|2004||Steve-O: The Early Years|
|2009||Jackass: The Lost Tapes||Archived footage, writer|
|2007||Jackass: The Game||Himself||Voice and motion capture|
|2002||CKY||Flesh Into Gear||Himself||Archived footage|
|2002||Andrew W.K||We Want Fun||Himself|
|2006||Chris Pontius||Karazy||Himself||Writer and performer|
|2019||Derek Milton||Gentle Chameleon||Himself|
- Linn, Sarah. "Chris Pontius of 'Jackass' fame is a San Luis Obispo native". The Tribune. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
- Spitz, Marc. "Jackass: An Oral History". Maxim. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
- ""Jackass" Episode #1.1 (TV Episode 2000)". IMDB. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
- Coyle, Colin (13 October 2013). "Wicklow wife in Jackass divorce". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
- "Chris Pontius on Instagram: "I am beyond excited to announce the birth of my Son, Axe Magnus Pontius! Thank you, Everybody, for your kind words, positivity, and…"". Instagram. Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved 2019-12-15.
- "How 'Jackass' Threequel Got Its 3D Nod". Deadline Hollywood. March 23, 2010. Retrieved September 22, 2021.
- "Jackass Forever credits". jackassmovie.com. Retrieved January 6, 2022.
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