Topics: Cancer Awareness. Chris Lemmon, son of acclaimed actor Jack Lemmon, starred in over twenty-five feature films. including "Just the Ticket" and "That's Life." His TV credits include "Brothers and Sisters", "Knots Landing" and Fox's " Duet". After his father's death, Lemmon published a memoir, A Twist of Lemmon where he shares family tales, intimate father conversations, and anecdotes from and about his dad, who died of cancer. He is an advocate for cancer awareness.
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Chris Lemmon has starred in over twenty-five feature films, including Just The Ticket, Lena's Holiday and That's Life. He's starred in television series for all major networks, including Knot's Landing, Thunder In Paradise, Studio 59, Brothers & Sisters, and most notably Fox's highly acclaimed network-starting situation comedy Duet.
Lemmon graduated California Institute of the Arts with degrees in classical piano and composition, as well as degrees in the theatrical arts, and went on to appear in numerous stage productions, including the west-coast tour of Barefoot In The Park, directed by the late Jerry Paris, the original award winning west coast production of Shay by Anne Commire, and the highly successful Love Letters with Stephanie Zimbalast.
He presently resides in New England where he writes and produces feature films and television. Lemmon's recently published memoir, A Twist of Lemmon, is a heartfelt tribute to his iconic father Jack Lemmon. When Jack Lemmon died in 2001, the world lost a two-time Oscar winner and perhaps the most beloved actor of his generation; but Chris Lemmon lost a father and a best friend. After Lemmon's parents divorced in 1956, he knew his famous father mainly through "play visits" and, later, yearly Alaskan fishing trips. But as he became an adult, his relationship with his father deepened, connecting them in unforeseen ways. In A Twist of Lemmon, Lemmon shares family tales, intimate father-son conversations, and anecdotes from and about his dad.
He is presently in pre-production for his film Publicity Stunt, which he wrote and produced, and in which he will star - Publicity Stunt will be helmed by Big Fat Greek Wedding director, Joel Zwick.