in Dallas, Texas, and raised in Oklahoma, actor and musician
Christian Kane majored in art history at the University of Oklahoma
before heading to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
1997, Kane landed this first major role in the television series
Fame L.A. Kane's television credits quickly grew to include
77; Joss Whedons
and David Greenwalts Angel, starring David Boreanaz;
Steven Spielbergs award-winning mini-series Into the
West, starring Josh Brolin and Keri
Russell; and Jerry Bruckheimers hit series Close to
outstanding performances led to numerous feature roles in major
studio projects, including
such films as Just Married, alongside Ashton Kutcher and
Brittney Murphy; Secondhand Lions, starring Robert Duvall
and Michael Caine; Peter Bergs Friday Night Lights;
and Taxi, starring Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon.
From 2008 to 2012, Kane starred alongside Timothy Hutton
in TNTs hit television series, Leverage. During
the series five-year run, Kane played Eliot Spencer, a
retrieval specialist and Black Ops soldier.
passion for country music and as a live performer led him to
forming the southern rock band KANE in 1998. The band
released a self-titled debut album in 2002 and an unplugged album,
Acoustic Live in London! (2004). After songwriting in
Nashville since 2003, Kane eventually moved to the city part-time
where he collaborated with legendary music producer Bob Ezrin
(Pink Floyd, KISS) to record and release his solo debut,
The House Rules (2010). The title track was featured
in EA Sports videogame NASCAR 2009 and used extensively by ESPN
during college football games. The album reached No. 1 on Billboards
Heatseekers Chart and No. 3 on iTunes Country Chart. Two songs
from that album Somethings Gotta Give
and Whiskey in Mind are featured in the 50
to 1 soundtrack. In addition to his own releases, Kanes
song Happy Man was recorded and released by country
superstar Trace Adkins.
upcoming theatrical projects include All Stars, starring
John Goodman and Angela Kinsey.