Kristopher Kyer was born in Muskegon Michigan. His career spans over three decades as an actor, performer, teacher, singer and director in every medium of the entertainment industry. For nearly two decades in Burbank, he was the director/owner of The Kyer Workshop for Actors. Thousands of young actors began their careers and studied under Kristopher to have successful careers in film, stage, and television. He was the on-set acting coach for ABC-TV's Boy Meets World; Maybe this Time; and Grace Under Fire; the Bruce Willis feature film Hostage; and for Jessica Simpson in episodes of TV's That 70's Show. Read more... Mr. Kyer has appeared in several commercials, most notably as the "Scarecrow" for the White Lily Cornmeal commercials which ran for years throughout the South. Kristopher Kyer has had co-starring roles on TV's Seinfeld; Boy Meets World; USA High; Linc's and Quantum Leap and featured roles in films H.E.A.L.T.H. and Trancers II and was the Dick Van Dyke-alike in the Disney film Saving Mr. Banks. He was the starring role of Mr. Buckethead in the syndicated TV series Barnyard Place. Additionally as a performer he performed his one man cabaret show on several cruise lines; a singer at Walt Disney World (Original cast Broadway at the Top Contemporary Hotel) and Disneyland Circus Fantasy; 5 years in live shows at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio; Off-Broadway in the original cast of Showing Off; regional theaters throughout the US.; and was featured as the "Dick Van Dyke-alike" in a recent commercial for the DVLA car tax in England flying the actual "Chitty" car from the feature film. Most recently on stage he was Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka ; and Harold Hill in The Music Man at the Simi Cultural Arts Center in Los Angeles; Captain Hook in Peter Pan for the Tustin Light Opera as well as many more productions throughout the US in regional theaters. Mr. Kyer has the distinct honor of being the youngest Ringmaster and only the 27th in the history of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He is the author of the autobiography Ringmaster! My year on the road with the Greatest Show on Earth (E. P. Dutton) He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG); Actors Equity Association, and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.