Michael Christopher Bolten is an American actor, stuntman, and director.


Bolten was born on July 27, 1991, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He started his acting career by appearing in a recurring role as a sportscaster in Retro News. He has also performed stunts for a few works. In his personal life, Bolten always donates a portion of his income monthly to provide food, shelter, and clean water to underprivileged children worldwide through the World Vision ministry. In 2014, he directed his first work, a short film named Whole Foods Anger Management.

On Criminal Minds

Bolten portrayed Chris Summers, the son and unwilling accomplice of serial killer by proxy Will Summers, in the Season Five episode Risky Business.


  • Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (2015) as Steve the Ride Attendant
  • Confessions of a Prodigal Son (2015) as James
  • Matter of Family (2012) as Hudson (short)
  • Miss Behave (2011-2012) as Noah (8 episodes)
  • Flipped (2010) as Mark Baker
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2008-2010) as Musical Guest/Drummer/Football Player (2 episodes)
  • Letters to God (2010) as Ben Doherty
  • Miami Medical (2010) as Jonathan
  • Criminal Minds - Risky Business (2010) TV episode - Chris Summers
  • Trauma (2009) as Zack
  • Saving Grace (2009) as Paolo
  • How I Met Your Mother (2008) as Kyle
  • Without a Trace (2008) as Young Alan
  • The Woods Have Eyes (2007) as Ernie
  • Black Supaman (2007) as Kyle (video)
  • Medium (2007) as Teenage Boy #1
  • Once Not Far from Home (2006) as Student (short)
  • Retro News (2006) as Sports Host/Reporter (13 episodes)


  • Whole Foods Anger Management (2014) (short)


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.