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Christopher Mayer (American actor)

Personal information
Birth nameGeorge Charles Mayer III
Birth dateFebruary 21, 1954
Place of birthNew York, New York, U.S.
Date of deathJuly 24, 2011(age 57)
Death placeSherman Oaks, California, U.S.
SpouseTeri Copley, 1982-1984
Eileen Davidson, 1985-1986
Shauna Sullivan, 1988-2006
ChildrenAshley, Alexandria, Angelica (daughters)

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Christopher "Chip" Mayer (February 21, 1954 July 24, 2011), born George Charles Mayer III in Manhattan, New York City, was an American film and TV actor.

Mayer played the role of Vance Duke in the 1982-1983 season of The Dukes of Hazzard for 17 episodes. Mayer continued his work in television and movies into the early 1990s, including a stint on the daytime serial Santa Barbara. He also played Kenneth Falk in the film Liar Liar (1997) alongside Jim Carrey.

His last TV credit was a guest appearance on the television show 18 Wheels of Justice in 2000. He had not worked in the industry in over a decade when he died.

Mayer was married to actress Teri Copley. Together they had a daughter, Ashley.

Mayer's second marriage was to Eileen Davidson, an actress on the daytime serial The Young and the Restless.

Mayer's third marriage was to actress Shauna Sullivan in 1988, and he had two more daughters, Alexandra and Angelica.

Mayer was engaged to be married to Catherine Irvine at the time of his death.

On July 23, 2011 he was found dead of natural causes at home in Sherman Oaks, California.

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