He's currently starring in the play "Farragut North" alongside "Sex and the City" star Chris Noth -- and earlier this year he crushed the box office in "Star Trek." There's a lot more to learn about 28-year-old mega-hottie Chris Pine!

Things You Didn't Know about Chris Pine

First Gig

One of his first acting jobs was a as a drunk patient on “ER” in 2003.

Puckering Up

"Just My Luck" co-star Lindsay Lohan once described Pine as a "good kisser."

Pumping Iron

Pine and “Star Trek” bud Zachary Quinto were already pals before shooting the flick. The two worked out at the same gym.

Acting Genes

Pine's dad Robert Pine played Sgt. Joseph Getraer on “CHiPS.” Mom Gwynne Gilford starred in the sci-fi film “Masters of the Universe.”

College Grad

Pine has a degree in English from UC Berkeley and studied acting at the University of Leeds in England. He also studied at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

'CSI' Star

Appeared on an episode of “CSI: Miami” in 2003.

Love Life

Has been romantically linked to model/actress Beau Garrett and “The Hills” star Audrina Patridge.

Three Generations in Hollywood

Pine's grandmother Anne Gwynne was an actress in the 1940s and appeared in over 60 films. Gwynne was also one of the most popular pin-ups of World War II.

Leading Man

“Star Trek” director J.J. Abrams (right) decided to cast Pine as James T. Kirk, instead of reported frontrunner “Cloverfield” star Mike Vogel.

Not a Trekkie

Pine says that while growing up, he wasn’t a fan of “Star Trek.”

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