Chris Minor (Christopher Minor Ciardiello II) is an actor, musician, model and writer from Edison, NJ. Chris grew up in a household were academic and athletic excellence were stressed by his parents. Both Chris and his younger brother Nicholas Ciardiello were offered positions on Division 1 baseball teams. Unlike his brother, Chris, decided against playing sports upon his arrival at Villanova University and began pursuing his interest in music and film.
After transferring to Monmouth University to receive his BA in Business Management, Chris started the band Time Will Tell. He acted as the primary writer and lead singer for the band until 2014. Time Will Tell was a pop-punk 6 piece based out of NJ. They played at venues and events such as Warped Tour, Bamboozle, the CBGB Festival, CMJ Festival, Musikfest, Starland Ballroom, The Stone Pony and many more. After releasing their first well received, EP, “Reflection,” they continued to gain popularity with their single “It Could Be Worse (feat. Nick Thomspon of Hit the Lights),” and earned a spot in MTVU’s global, music video rotation.
In 2014 Chris decided to finally pursue his first love, acting. Before starting his band, Chris had studied at HB Studios in New York City under Michael Beckett. He also spent a year studying at Terry Schreiber Studios under John Howard Swain. Chris has appeared in numerous Regional commercials in the North East and Mid – Atlantic areas. He made his first feature film debut as the lead role in the film “The Possession Experiment,” costarring Bill Moseley (The Devils Rejects) and Greg Travis (Starship Troopers). “The Possession Experiment” was released in December 6th, 2016 in the United States and received a limited theatrical release internationally in 2017. His second feature film, “Divine Intervention” is currently in Post-Production.