Christopher Thornton is an American born Actor. He started acting during his college days where he often appeared in plays organized by his college.
His First feature film appearance was in a horror sequel released in the 90’s. Christopher is believed to be the first actor to play the role of Hamlet( an iconic Shakespeare character) in a wheelchair.
Since 2018, Christopher Thornton has played recurring character Kenny “Shammy” Shamberg, a marine veteran paralyzed during a tour of duty in Iraq, on the CBS reboot of Magnum P.I.
In 1992 Christopher Thornton suffered a tragic accident. He fell while rock climbing during the holidays, he fractured two of his vertebrae. This injury left him paralysed from his waist down.