Monday, November 26, 2007
Christopher Atkins (born Christopher Atkins Bomann on February 21, 1961) is a Golden Globe-nominated American actor and was a teen idol. Atkins was born in Rye, New York to Donald Bomann and Bitsy Nebauer. While attending Denison University, Atkins was a lifeguard and sailing instructor when a friend pressured him to audition for The Blue Lagoon. He won the role over 4,000 other actors. He had no previous interest or experience in acting.