Christopher Kennedy Masterson (born January 22, 1980) is an American actor.
Masterson was born to Peter and Carol Masterson on Long Island, New York, on January 22, 1980. His brother Danny Masterson is also an actor, best known for playing Steven Hyde on That '70s Show. Masterson is best known for playing the character Francis in the award-winning sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. He took on the role for six years, from 2000—2006. Masterson was also a lead character in the films Scary Movie 2, Waterborne, Made for Each Other and Intellectual Property. He briefly guest starred for several episodes of That '70s Show.
Masterson is set to play a younger 30-yr.-old Tony Marshall (Red Galaxy Ranger) for the upcoming Power Rangers LG reboot, Power Rangers LG: Vanguard . The film will be set to start production after the Galactic Military Police Defenders film (set for 2013) and the reboot will be released in either 2014 or 2015.
Masterson had previously dated his brother's co-star Laura Prepon, whom he lived with in Los Feliz until their separation in 2007.Masterson, like his brother, is a follower of Scientology. The two have invested in restaurants together.[