Pictured left in and right last year. The Blue Lagoon was Christopher's breakout role and turned him into an overnight sensation at age While it was panned by critics, the film became a cult classic, and set the scene for his and Brooke Shields' pictured careers in the spotlight. While it was panned by critics, the film became a cult classic, and set the scene for his and Brooke Shields' careers in the spotlight.
Look Out, J.r.—chris Atkins Is Muscling in on the Action as Dallas Beefs Up Its Cast
Look Out, J.r.—chris Atkins Is Muscling in on the Action as Dallas Beefs Up Its Cast | alejandrosanz4englishspeakers.com
Chris [Atkins] was great about the nudity. Did you know audiences would respond to these leading men in such a way? I know the kind of look that I want to have in my films, which is attractive people. So I cast people that look great. When I set up a shot I made sure the lighting and make-up was right.
Blond heartthrob Christopher Atkins, who splashed to fame wearing a loincloth in The Blue Lagoon, is joining Dallas this fall in a role that is sure to shock Miss Ellie. At 22, Atkins has a proven flair for film affairs with older women. In the just-wrapped Heaven, Chris plays a sometime male stripper who beds his college teacher, Lesley Ann Warren.
Christopher Atkins born Christopher Atkins Bomann ;   February 21,  is an American actor who became famous following his debut film role in the film The Blue Lagoon. He is the son of parents Donald Bomann and Bitsy Nebauer, who divorced during his childhood. When he began acting, Atkins dropped the last name Bomann and used his middle name, Atkins, as his last name. A friend suggested that Atkins audition for The Blue Lagoon.