Christopher McDonald (born February 15, 1955) is an American actor. He is known for playing pompous, arrogant and/or villainous characters, such as Shooter McGavin from Happy Gilmore and Tappy Tibbons from Requiem for a Dream.
McDonald has numerous film and television roles to his name, often as a supporting actor. In addition to the above, his credits also include Thelma and Louise, Grumpy Old Men, Quiz Show, Flubber, The Faculty, The Perfect Storm, House Arrest, Dirty Work, American Pie 5: The Naked Mile, Broken Flowers and Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams. He was featured as Ward Cleaver in the movie version of Leave It to Beaver and famous baseball broadcaster Mel Allen in 61*. In 1994 he starred in the film Terminal Velocity as an aggressive Russian mafia villain alongside Charlie Sheen.
In the realm of television, along with recurring roles on the television series Family Law, North Shore and Veronica's Closet, McDonald has also made guest appearances on Cheers, Riptide, Kn