Christopher Mayer (American actor)

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Christopher Mayer
Christopher Mayer Dukes of Hazzard.jpg
Mayer in The Dukes of Hazzard, 1982
BornGeorge Charles Mayer III
(1954-02-21)February 21, 1954
New York, New York, U.S.
DiedJuly 23, 2011(2011-07-23) (aged 57)
Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.
Other namesChris Mayer, Chip Mayer
OccupationActor
Years active1980–2000
Spouse(s)Teri Copley, 1982–1984
Eileen Davidson, 1985–1986
Shauna Sullivan, 1988–2006
ChildrenAshley, Alexandria, Angelica (daughters)
 
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Christopher Mayer
Christopher Mayer Dukes of Hazzard.jpg
Mayer in The Dukes of Hazzard, 1982
BornGeorge Charles Mayer III
(1954-02-21)February 21, 1954
New York, New York, U.S.
DiedJuly 23, 2011(2011-07-23) (aged 57)
Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.
Other namesChris Mayer, Chip Mayer
OccupationActor
Years active1980–2000
Spouse(s)Teri Copley, 1982–1984
Eileen Davidson, 1985–1986
Shauna Sullivan, 1988–2006
ChildrenAshley, Alexandria, Angelica (daughters)

Christopher "Chip" Mayer (February 21, 1954 – July 23, 2011), born George Charles Mayer III in Manhattan, New York City, was an American film and TV actor.

Career[edit]

Mayer played the role of Vance Duke in the 1982–1983 season of The Dukes of Hazzard for 19 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.

Death[edit]

Mayer was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, California home on July 23, 2011; his death was attributed to natural causes.[1]

Personal[edit]

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.

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