Christian Ganiere

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Christian Ganiere
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Christian James Ganiere

Bakersfield, California
CitizenshipUnited States
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
  • James Ganiere (father)
  • Rebekah Ganiere (mother)
RelativesAngelina, Brittany, Brianna Ganiere (sister)

Christian James Ganiere is an American teen actor who is best known for his role in Netflix ‘Stranger Things (Season 4)’ as Ten, his breakout roles in the funniest Subaru commercial "Jr Driver" and role in "Day of Our Lives" as Parker Jonas.[1][2]

He has also been featured in popular TV shows, including "Grey's Anatomy", "Criminal Minds", "9-1-1", "About a Boy," and "The Bay." His recent work include ‘No More Goodbyes’ ‘Rekindling Christmas’ and ‘Wish Man’.[3]

Ganiere has been a recipient of the United State of America, Presidential Humanitarian Award. He has also made history as the youngest presenter of the Emmy Award and African Oscar.[4]

Early life and education

Ganiere was born the youngest of four in Bakersfield, California, to James Ganiere, father, and Rebekah Ganiere, mother. His father is an Emmy nominated director and producer, while his mother is an Emmy nominated, USA Today best-selling author, and award-winning screenwriter. Ganiere is a professional actor who embarked on his acting journey at just one year of age in a diaper commercial for Target. Blessed with a lively personality and a winning smile, Ganiere rose to fame at five years of age with his comedic commercial Subaru “Jr Driver” directed by Jim Jenkins.


Ganiere began his acting career alongside his older sisters, Angelina Ganiere, Brianna Ganiere and Brittany Ganiere, and appeared on screen with them in the 2013 short film ‘Redemption’ as Teddy. Following his hit commercial Subaru “Jr. Driver”, he rose to prominence in feature film the same year as Seth in the film, ‘Darkness Rising’ starring Katrina Law. Ganiere’s role also featured him as a paranormal creature in full body practical effect prosthetics.[5]

Ganiere started in the television industry with NBC’s "About a Boy" directed by Dax Shepard from the popular series "Parenthood" and within months took over the role of Parker Jonas on NBC’s "Days of Our Lives" since then he has done many shows, including "Criminal Minds", "Grey's Anatomy", "9-1-1"; and films like "Rekindling Christmas", "Wish Man", "Driven", and many others. He was also featured in commercials such as Subaru "Jr. Driver", Home Goods "Monday Morning Rush", Tele2 "Being Frank", Quick Lane "Heat Exhaustion", BJ’s Brewhouse "Pazookie Princess", and Workday "Practice, Practice, Practice".[6]

Most recently Ganiere plays "Ten" in the science fiction, fantasy, horror television series, Stranger Things (Season 4).[7]

Ganiere also played the character of Tristen Elmer in the film “No More Goodbyes” about two foster brothers who runaway together when they are going to be split up by the state. As well as TJ Marshal, in the Emmy Nominted Christmas film “Rekindling Christmas”.

Ganiere was honored to play Michael in the biography film "Wish Man" based on the life of Frank Shankwitz who founded the Make a Wish Foundation.[8]

Ganiere has worked as a professional actor for big names like Netflix, Comcast NBC Universal, ABC, CBS, and Fox. He’s worked with actors like Laurence Fishburne, Millie Bobby Brown, Monica Potter, Justin Chambers, Raini Rodriguez, Sam Jaeger, Thomas Hobson, Ellen Pompeo, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jennifer Morrison, Kevin McKidd, Dax Shepard, Katrina Law, and Matthew Modine.

Ganiere has lead an active career meeting several other professionals like Tom Hiddleston, Taika Waititi, Dakota Johnson, Anthony Mackie, James Corden, Ian McShane, Jimmy Kimmel, Doug Jones, George Lopez, Adam Sandler, Arsenio Hall, RuPaul, Martin Starr, Florence Henderson, LL Cool J, Anthony Anderson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Judge Judy Sheindlin, Amanda Crew, Billy Porter, Jimmi Simpson, Samuel L. Jackson, Thomas Middleditch, Seth MacFarlane, T.J. Miller, Seth Green, Alex Trebek, Jeff Probst, Peyton List, Don Cheadle, Jonathan Banks, Joey King and Robert Pattinson.

Awards and Recognition

At the age of seven, Ganiere became the youngest presenter of the Emmy Award, which he presented with host Marcus Scribner in the year 2016 and again in 2017 with Mindy Sterling. Ganiere has also been a recipient of the United States of America, Presidential Humanitarian Award, given to him by then President Barack Obama. He was honored with this prestigious award for his work with kids from intercity after-school programmes like See Me Learn and non-profit organizations like The Salvation Army.


S.No. Films Year
1. No More Goodbyes 2022
2. Rekindling Christmas 2020
3. Echo (short) 2020
4. Blood Craft 2019
5. The Way We Weren't 2019
6. Wish Man 2019
7. The Nanny 2018
8. Darkness Rising (Debut film) 2017
9. The High Road (short) 2017
10. To Dust Return (short) 2015
11. Sun Flower (short) 2014
12. Redemption (short) 2013


S.No. TV Shows Year
1. Stranger Things[9] 2022
2. Days of Our Lives 2016-2022
3. 9-1-1 2021
4. Grey's Anatomy 2019
5. Driven 2018
6. Criminal Minds 2018
7. The Bay 2017
8. Reaper Tales 2015
9. About a Boy (Debut tv) 2014

Personal life

Besides his camera life, Ganiere enjoys ice hockey, parkour, XBOX gaming, swimming, and making Lego videos. He has three siblings: Angelina, Brittany, and Brianna.

In the media



  1. "Christian Ganiere". IMDb. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  2. "Christian Ganiere - Biography, Facts & Life Story | WikiWon". wikiwon. 23 April 2022. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  3. King, Wiki. "Christian Ganiere". Wiki King | Latest Important News. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  4. "Christian Ganiere". Grey's Anatomy Universe Wiki. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  5. "SMDB/Scriling - Movies & More". Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  6. "Christian Ganiere Height Age Weight Wiki Biography & Net Worth". Famed Star. 17 May 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  7. "Stranger Things (season 4)". Wikipedia. 14 June 2022. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  8. Papadatos, Markos (7 June 2022). "Christian Ganiere talks about starring in 'Stranger Things' on Netflix". Digital Journal. Retrieved 16 June 2022.
  9. "List of Stranger Things characters". Wikipedia. 15 June 2022. Retrieved 16 June 2022.

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