Chris Jericho Biography

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Birth Name: Chris Jericho
Born: 11/09/1970

Jericho made a crossover to acting outside the wrestling arena with appearances on the sketch comedy show "MadTV" (Fox, 1995-2009) and the sci-fi series "Aaron Stone" (Disney XD, 2009). He was also a frequent guest commentator on various VH1 specials such as "I Love the '80s 3-D" (2005) and "Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins" (2004- ). Jericho's mainstream appeal allowed him to succeed in other media ventures, including writing a best-selling memoir, A Lion's Tale : Around the World in Spandex (2007), hosting the show "Rock of Jericho" on XM Satellite Radio, and singing for the metal band Fozzy. Jericho made his mainstream feature debut with a supporting role in the 2010 comedy "MacGruber" opposite Will Forte and Ryan Phillippe. That same year, Jericho hosted the short-lived game show "Downfall" (ABC), where players attempt to correctly answer trivia questions on top of a skyscraper and prevent their prize winnings from being dropped several stories down. Jericho released his second book, Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps on February 2011, the same month it was announced that he joined the cast of the 12th season of "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC, 2005- ).