Christopher Stanley

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Christopher Stanley
Born December 1965
Providence, Rhode Island,
United States
Other names Chris Stanley
Occupation Actor
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Kim Stanley

Christopher Stanley is an American film and television actor, best known for his role as the politician Henry Francis, the second husband of Betty Francis played by January Jones on Mad Men.[1] After a recurring role in the third and fourth seasons, he is a main cast member in the fifth, sixth and seventh seasons. He appeared in the Ben Affleck-directed film Argo.[2]



Year Film Role Notes
1986 Murphy's Law Ambulance Attendant As Chris Stanley
1991 Death Merchants Nick Biaggi As Chris Stanley
1994 Kangaroo Court Manzick Short film
1996 Final Vendetta Bartender
Crosscut Terry
2011 The Terrain Crane Short film
2012 Argo Tom Ahern
Zero Dark Thirty Admiral William H. McRaven


Year Series Role Notes
1990 Freddy's Nightmares Todd Lawrence Episode 2.14: "Prime Cut" as Chris Stanley
1990-1991 DEA Nick Biaggi Series Regular
1996 Silk Stalkings Peter Ricci Episode 5.14: "Sudden Death"
1997 C-16: FBI FBI Agent "Pilot: Part 2"
The Practice Officer Kent Episode 2.12: "Race with the Devil"
1997-1998 Brooklyn South Officer Matt Heagan Recurring Cast
Episodes 1.7: "Love Hurts", 1.11: "Gay Avec"
1998 Martial Law Scott Truit Episode 1.5: "Cop Out"
L.A. Doctors Unknown Episode 1.7: "Maybe It's You"
1998-1999 Cracker Dale Also known as Fitz in some countries
Recurring Cast
Episodes 1.9: "If: Part 1", 1.10: "If: Part 2", 1.13: "Best Boys"
1999 Promised Land Detective Colette Episode 3.14: "Under Cover"
1997-2001 NYPD Blue Officer Szymanski Recurring Cast
Episodes 4.15: "Taillight's Last Gleaming", 4.19 "Bad Rap", 6.8 "Raging Bulls", 8.10 "In the Still of the Night"
2001 The X-Files Agent Joe Farah Recurring Cast
Episodes 8.13: "Per Manum", 8.17 "Empedocles"
Family Law Simon Rosen Episode 3.3: "Obligations"
Philly Officer Tim Acavello Episode 1.10: "Fork You Very Much"
2004 24 Bill Episode 3.15: "Day 3: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m."
2008 Boston Legal CEO Robert Winthrop Episode 4.14: "Rescue Me"
In Plain Sight Joe Recurring Cast
Episodes 1.4: "Trojan Horst", 1.8 "Don of the Dead"
2009 Without a Trace Hal Williams Episode 7.16: "Skeletons"
2010 Memphis Beat Patrick Collins / Ray Pruitt Pilot Episode 1.1: "It's All Right, Mama"
Lie to Me Agent Williams Episode 2.20: "Exposed"
The Defenders Mark Cordell Recurring Cast

Episodes 1.7: "Las Vegas vs. Johnson", 1.9 "Whitten v. Fenlee"

2009–2015 Mad Men Henry Francis Recurring Cast seasons 3 and 4, Series Regular season 5 to present
Won Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series 2010
Nominated Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series 2011
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! General Amos Halftrack Episode 4.20: "Judd Apatow Wears a Polo and Blue Suede Shoes"


  1. Official AMC Website
  2. Rosen, Christopher (2012-04-10). "'Argo' Release Date". Retrieved 2012-06-11.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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