Christian Darren is the son of celebrated Hollywood personality James Darren. Christian Darren’s father is an iconic television and film actor, television director, and singer. He took the industry by storm in the late 1950s and early 1960s, when he had notable starring and supporting roles in films including Gidget and its sequels, The Gene Krupa Story, All the Young Men, The Guns of Navarone, and Diamond Head.
Christian Darren: Bio Summary
*James Darren’s son
|63 years old as of 2023
|Date of Birth
|Place of Birth
|United States of America
|Tony Darren, Jim Moret
|James Darren, Evy Norlund
How old is James Darren’s son?
Christian Darren was born in September 1960 in the United States of America. As of 2023, he is 60 years old. Christian is the oldest child of James Darren and his second wife Evy Norlund. He has a younger brother Anthony Darren and an elder brother from his father’s first marriage to Gloria Terlitsky– Jim Moret. Two years after Gloria and Darren divorced, he married Evy Norlund, Miss Denmark 1958. Before their honeymoon was over, Evy was pregnant with their first child, son Christian.
The father and son developed a strong bond at a very young age- “Seven weeks after Chris [Christian} was born , I had to go to Honolulu on location for ‘Gidget Goes Hawaiian’. This was the acid-test for Evy, since I wanted her to accompany me and the baby was too young to travel. We left him in the capable hands of my brother and his wife, who also have a young son….We counted the days and hours, until we thought we’d never get back to holding him close to our hearts again!“- the actor revealed according to 50plusworld. At that time James and Evy lived in a rented house in the Hollywood Hills.
The actor never misses a chance to celebrate his son, Christian. In 2020, James Darren shared some photos on his Social media to celebrate his son’s birthday. He captioned the photo- “Happy birthday to Christian Darren“
Christian Darren is a writer
Christian embarked on a career behind the cameras, unlike his father who choose to be in front of the camera. He is a writer at AMC Network according to his LinkedIn. Per his IMDB profile, he is known for Surf’s Up (2007), 6 Bullets from Now, Something Is Out There, Jake and the Fatman, and Tour of Duty (1987).
Later in James Darren’s career, he became more active in television, starring as Dr. Anthony Newman in the science fiction series The Time Tunnel (1966–1967). He appeared in the regular role of Officer III James Corrigan in the police drama T. J. Hooker (1983–1986) and in the recurring role of Vic Fontaine in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998–1999).
Though Christian Darren is the son of a famous Hollywood personality, he has been very private about his life. His father has also not spoken much about him in any interview. Christian on the other hand has also not granted any interviews in recent years.