Christopher Atkins (Christopher Atkins Bomann) became famous
when he co-starred with Brooke Shields in a debut role in the film
The Blue Lagoon (1980) for which he was nominated for several
Golden Globe Awards including New Star of the Year in a Motion
Picture, and Best Young Actor.
In the 1990s and 2000s, he was seen in made-for-TV and cable
movies. He owns an outdoor sports company and has patented
a fishing lure.