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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Chris Pratt

He Has Always Been An "Everyman" Sort of Guy

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Whether you first became of fan of Chris Pratt for his impressive performance as Peter Quill in Guardians of the Galaxy or as Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation, you already know that he has recently attained superstar status. Appearing as dinosaur trainer Owen in Jurassic World, he can now lay claim to starring in one of the biggest films of all time.

However, there is a lot more to know about this enigmatic celebrity than his list of film and TV appearances. Many know he is a dedicated family man, publicly discussing his turmoil and struggles at being parted from his wife (actress Anna Faris) and son Jack for lengthy periods of time. Many also know that he is a gear head who loves to work on cars in his spare time, and that fishing is another activity that he enjoys when he’s not shooting movies and shows.

But what else don’t we know about this remarkable celebrity?

1. He Has Always Been An “Everyman” Sort of Guy

Likable and talented, Chris has always been the everyman sort of guy. For instance, he was voted his class clown, was the emcee for all of his high school assemblies, was a gifted athlete who played on the football team, wrestled, and won at track, delivered his class’ graduation speech, and was generally seen as belonging to no particular group. “Popular with the jocks as he was with the preps, stoners, and drama kids,” says an article at CinemaBlend.