|Position||Centre, Second Row, Fullback, Five Eighth|
|DOB||19th Aug 1959|
|Junior Club||Kooringal Magpies Wagga Wagga, Wagga Kangaroos|
|Debut||1978: Round 17 vs Western Suburbs|
Chris Mortimer joined Canterbury in 1978 as a centre.
The brother of Steve and Peter Mortimer, Chris rose through the grades quickly to be a regular member of the reserve grade team.
He received the opportunity to play first grade against Western Suburbs when Mark Hughes was injured.
In 1979, Chris started the season in first grade but was injured and became a regular member of the reserve grade team.
He was recalled to first grade when Greg Brentnall broke his arm in the finals and played in the Grand Final against St George.
In 1980, Chris was a regular member of the first grade team and played in the Premiership winning team against Easts (Roosters).
In 1981, Chris continued playing at centre but in 1982, finished the season playing in the second row.
In 1983, Chris returned to centre but was moved to fullback when Greg Brentnall was injured. He played in the Preliminary Final against Parramatta.
In 1984, Chris was selected for NSW for the first time. Chris played nine games for NSW from 1984 to 1989 and one game for Australia in 1986 as part of the 1986 Kangaroo tour.
Chris played in the Premiership winning team in 1984 against Parramatta and kicked the deciding goal.
In 1985, Chris played in the Premiership winning team against St George and in 1986 played in the Grand Final against Parramatta.
In 1987, Chris started the season late and completed the season playing in the second row.
In 1988, Chris joined Penrith to play 59 games between 1988 and 1990. Chris's last game in Australia was plying lock in the 1990 Grand Final against Canberra.
He played for Wakefield Trinity in England before retiring.
Chris was named as a reserve in the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions in 2004 and Chris is a Life Member of the Football Club.
On April 1 2007, he was inducted into the Bulldogs Ring of Champions.