Chris was born and raised in Norwalk, CT and began acting professionally in his teens, honing his skills at Brien McMahon High School and the Theater Artists’ Workshop in Norwalk. In 2006, Chris attended The George Washington University on a Presidential Arts Scholarship. He graduated in 2010 with Magna Cum Laude honors. He now resides in New York City, where he works as an actor, model, writer, and comedian.
Notable credits include: TV: “One Night Only” (VEVO), “Crime” (HBO), “As The World Turns” (CBS), “Guiding Light” (CBS); Film: “Paladin”, “Life in Parallel”, “Campus Code”, “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants”; Stage: The Awesome 80’s Prom (Off-Broadway), Sheeple (FringeNYC), and more.
Chris has also appeared in national television, radio, and print campaigns for McDonalds, Coca Cola, Dunkin’ Donuts, Verizon, Ikea, Discover Card, Men’s Health, Macy’s, Canon, Nintendo, Gatorade, Estee Lauder, Schick, Marriott, and many more.
He is a founding member of sketch comedy team Uncle Function, produced by Davenport Theatrical Enterprises. Uncle Function can be seen regularly at the Davenport and UCB Theater’s in NYC.
Chris can also be seen performing stand-up comedy at numerous locations through-out New York City. Past performances include New York Comedy Club, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, and Broadway Comedy Club.
He has studied with Joan Rosenfels, Ted Sluberski, Alan Wade, Clayton Fletcher, Susan Terry (voice), and the Washington Improv Theater. He is also in the Advanced Studies Program at the Upright Citizens Brigade.
Chris is represented theatrically by Judy Boals, Inc. and commercially by CESD Talent Agency.
He is the son of Barbara and Larry Cafero, of Norwalk, CT. His older sister Jacqueline lives in Boston, MA, and his younger brother Nick is an actor and writer in Los Angeles, CA.