Christopher Michael Pratt is an American actor. He rose to prominence for playing Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015). He also appeared in The WB drama series Everwood (2002–2006) and had supporting roles in the films Wanted (2008), Jennifer's Body (2009), Moneyball (2011), Zero Dark Thirty (2013), and Her (2013). Pratt established himself as a Hollywood leading man by starring in two lucrative film series. He played Star-Lord in superhero films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has also starred as Owen Grady in the adventure film Jurassic World (2015) and its sequels subtitled Fallen Kingdom (2018) and Dominion (2022). Pratt's other starring roles were in The Magnificent Seven (2016), Passengers (2016) and The Tomorrow War (2021), and the action television series The Terminal List (2022). In 2015, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world.