Chris is Gordon's and Susan's nephew. He works in Hooper's Store with Alan.
Christopher Knowings was born in the Bronx, New York. When he was 13, one of his teachers encouraged him to audition for Spike Lee's film Crooklyn, and he landed a co-starring role. A few years later, Knowings was cast as "Lamar Johnson" on the Nickelodeon series Taina. From there, he began appearing in commercials, radio ads, and television shows such as New York Undercover, Law & Order, and 100 Centre Street. In 2006, Knowings was cast as a Sesame Street resident.