Chris Penn (October 10, 1965 – January 24, 2006) was an American actor best known for his role as Nice Guy Eddie in the 1992 Quentin Tarantino film Reservoir Dogs.
He was the son of noted director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan, and the brother of actor Sean Penn and musician Michael Penn.
Born in Los Angeles, California, he was the youngest of the three sons. He dated and lived with Steffiana De La Cruz from 1993 to 1999.
Penn died on 24 January, 2006, of heart disease. According to brother Sean Penn his heart condition was brought on by his excess weight.