Christopher Nash "Chris" Elliott (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for his comedic sketches sketches on Late Night with David Letterman, starring in the cult comedy series Get a Life, and for his recurring role as Peter MacDougall on Everybody Loves Raymond and Mickey Aldrin on How I Met Your Mother. Elliott had often worked with his father, Bob Elliott, a long time comedian who played his father on Get a Life. Throughout his actng career, Elliott was often cast in the role of smart-alecky guys.
His daughter Abby Elliott joined the cast in 2012, the first casting of a second generation SNL member.