Before arriving in Hollywood, Christian was a NY state firefighter/ E.M.T. for 8 years. He was a drummer in David Carradine's band the Cosmic Rescue Team, featuring John York of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted group, the Byrds. In June of 2006, Christian led an expert group of cavers in recovering the remains of James Gentry Mitchell. James died in 1965 while exploring Schroeders Pants Cave in upstate, New York. A documentary is in the works. In the fall of 2006 he toured Europe with friend and guitar great Tony MacAlpine, along with Billy Sheehan and Virgil Donati. Since 1992 has had a very successful "day job" as an in demand landscape designer. His first big job landscaping in LA came from actor Jeffrey Tambor. Other clients have included director/producer Noel Maxam, actors Robert Walden, Chick Vennera, Lea Thompson, Cobie Smulders, director Howard Deutch and casting director Rick Millikan to name a few.