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Christopher Masterson, Scientology celebrity

Current lifetime: Born January 22, 1980 in Long Island, New York
Most famous for: Playing the older brother in Malcolm in the Middle
Joined Scientology: Raised in it. Younger brother to Danny Masterson, and Alanna Masterson is his younger half-sister.
Fun Scientology completion: Super Power, 2014


Christopher has been pretty overshadowed by his older brother, Danny, not only for his greater visibility as an actor but also for Danny’s outspokenness about Scientology and his being the subject of a Los Angeles Police Department investigation of multiple rapes. Christopher is one of the “second generation” Scientologists who never seems to get asked about his involvement when he’s interviewed, which doesn’t happen all that often anyway.

Says our Celebrity Centre source: “Chris was not outgoing nor did we talk, even though I was friendly with his family. Even when I would see him with his young peer group he seemed to be hiding. Funny that he did Christmas Stories (the entertainment fund raiser at Celebrity Centre) for years and even on stage he used to disappear. Now that his brother is persona non-grata in Hollywood maybe he can step into the limelight.”


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