Early life. Parnell was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to a Southern Baptist family. His father, Jack Parnell, was a radio personality in Memphis. He attended the Southern Baptist Educational Center, and graduated from Germantown High School. He decided to pursue acting as a career at age 17 and set his sights on being a theater actor.
Chris is a short form of various names including Christopher, Christian, Christina, Christine, and Christos.  [ failed verification ] Chris is also used as a name in its own right, however it is not as common.
Chris is a natural-born explorer and life-long learner who is passionate about creating a better tomorrow. After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Biology, he moved to Brazil where he taught Design and Science at an IB World School. Chris enjoyed helping learners reach their goals and make the most of every opportunity.
Rick Sanchez (Justin Roiland) is still living with his daughter Beth's (Sarah Chalke) family and causing more trouble than ever. This season the rest of the family, his son-in-law Jerry (Chris Parnell), grand-daughter Summer (Spencer Grammer) and grand-son Morty (Justin Roiland) are dragged into Rick's intergalactic adventures, as he faces new threats and mysteries of his secret past are revealed.