Christopher Larkin is a Korean-born American actor best known for his starring role as Monty Green, one of the Delinquents sent to Earth to see if it can support human life, in the post-apocalyptic drama series The 100.
Larkin was born in Daegu, South Korea in 1987. He was adopted by parents of a French-Irish descent and was raised in Hebron, Connecticut. He lived in Harlem, New York for seven years before moving to Los Angeles, California.
He formerly worked as a doorman in Times Square and waited tables in between acting.
In 2001, Larkin was discovered by director Martha Coolidge and cast in the lead role of the young son in Hallmark Entertainment's The Flamingo Rising. He then went on to train at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts before entering Fordham College at Lincoln Center as a theatre major.
Midway through his sophomore year, Larkin made his professional theatre debut in the off-Broadway production of Back from the Front. Prior to college graduation, he took off fall semester of his senior year to play the titular character in Kafka on the Shore at Steppenwolf in Chicago.
He relocated to Los Angeles after booking several off-Broadway productions, multiple co-starring roles on One Life to Live and a recurring role in The CW pilot Cooper and Stone, before landing his first series regular role on the CW's The 100, in 2014.