Christopher Murphy Carley is an American actor who is sometimes credited as Chris Carley.
He was born in Suffern, New York to Elizabeth Carley and Gerard Carley and grew up in Pearl River, New York. He graduated from Pearl River High School in 1996. He has two sisters, Cara and Sarah.
He was always active in the theater, making his acting debut on Broadway in the 1998 production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane taking over the role of Ray. He went on the play Second Bellboy in Once in a Lifetime.
In 2005, he was best known as Schmitty in the Verizon Wireless commercials where his business-field character was tormented via cell phone by his friends and roommates.
He has had guest appearance on many popular television series like House M.D., Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Sopranos, and Veronica Mars. He also played a small role in the film Lions for Lambs.
Most recently, he starred with Clint Eastwood in the film Gran Torino.