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Chris Drake

Personal information
Birth nameJames Christian Droste
Birth dateDecember 23, 1923
Place of birthRichmond, Virginia, USA
Date of deathJuly 9, 2006(age 82)
Death placeWilliamsburg, Virginia, USA
OccupationTelevision, film actor
SpouseMargaret Shobe (1958-2006) (his death) 4 children

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Chris Drake (Christian Drake) (December 23, 1923 - July 9, 2006) was an American actor best known for his co-star role of the 1950s television series Sheena, Queen of the Jungle. Chris co-starred with Actress Irish McCalla in the Sheena series. He also co-starred in the classic 1954 Sci-Fi film Them and appearred on such television series as Lassie, The Lone Ranger and Dragnet. Drake was interviewed by Charles P. Mitchell for Ultra Filmfax. "Looking back at my life and career, I believe I am the luckiest guy who ever lived," Christian Drake says with great conviction. "I never wanted to be an actor, yet I had appeared in over a hundred roles, in films and on television, and I had a great time doing every one."

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