Christopher Evan Welch is an American actor best known for his starring role as API analyst Grant Test in the television drama series Rubicon, in 2010.
Welch has starred in the films The Good Shepherd, War of the Worlds, The Interpreter, The Stepford Wives, Lasse Hallström's The Hoax and Synecdoche, New York, and was the narrator of Woody Allen's Vicky Christina Barcelona.
His television work includes guest-starring roles on Law & Order: SVU, The Sopranos, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Third Watch and The Practice.
On stage, Welch won an Obie Award for the New York Theatre Workshop's production of A Streetcar Named Desire and an Encore Award for Scapin at the Roundabout Theatre.
He has also appeared in Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, The Crucible, Othello, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, She Stoops to Conquer and numerous other productions.
Welch is also known for voicing the role of "Tails" in the animated television series The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, in 1993, which went on to become a major video game.