Chris Pine is a handsome American actor best known for playing James T. Kirk in the 2009 "Star Trek" remake. He comes from a long line of actors: his grandmother, Anne Gwynne, was a Hollywood actress and his grandfather, Max Gilford, was an attorney who was elected president of...Read more the Hollywood Bar Association. Pine's film credits include "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement" (2004), in which he woos Anne Hathaway, "Just My Luck" (2006), "Smokin' Aces" (2007), "Unstoppable" (2010), the heartwarming family drama "People Like Us" (2011) and "This Means War" in which he battles Tom Hardy for Reese Witherspoon's affections. After graduating from University of California, Berkley with a BA in English Literature, he studied at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Pine had his debuted on the TV series "ER," and a few other shows, before landing the lead role in "The Princess Diaries 2." He has signed on to reprise his role as James T. Kirk in the Star Trek follow-up, "Star Trek Into Darkness" (2013).