Chase Ellison

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Chase Ellison
Born (1993-09-22) September 22, 1993 (age 20)[1]
Reno, Nevada, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Website
http://www.chaseellison.org/

Chase Ellison (born September 22, 1993) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles in Mysterious Skin, Tooth Fairy, and The Boy Who Cried Werewolf.

Life and career[edit]

Ellison was born in Reno, Nevada, and lives with his parents and two siblings in San Diego. He began his acting career at the age of six, working in commercials and modeling for several print campaigns. He segued into television, landing a guest star role on Family Law, then on Boomtown, Malcolm in the Middle, 7th Heaven, Providence, The Division. He played a supporting role in George Bamber's The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green, which then led to a major supporting role in Gregg Araki's Mysterious Skin, a guest role in an episode of Six Feet Under, and a semi regular role as Noah Newman, the son of Nicholas Newman (Joshua Morrow) and Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) on soap opera The Young and the Restless in 2005.

His role in Mysterious Skin (2004) was as the 8-year-old version of the character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, one of the film's leads. In this film, he plays one of two boys who are groomed into a sexual relationship by a Little League baseball coach. However, the film was shot in such a way that the young actors were kept unaware of what they were reacting to.[2]

Ellison has a supporting role in the 2010 film Tooth Fairy as the teenage son of Ashley Judd's character, the girlfriend of the titular protagonist (Dwayne Johnson).

In 2011, Ellison graduated from Mt. Carmel High School, where he was an active member of the drama club as well as theater productions. He now attends Loyola Marymount University, where he hopes to continue acting.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2001 The Perfect Wife Young Ruben Tyman Television movie
Scenes of the Crime Blake Berg
2002 Santa, Jr. Christopher Television movie
2004 Mysterious Skin Young Neil McCormick
2005 The Mostly Unfabulous Social Life of Ethan Green Young Ethan Green Television movie
End of the Spear Young Steve Saint
2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story Kid Kostya
2007 Quake Toby Fisher Short film
You've Got a Friend Tommy Television movie
Towelhead Zack Vuoso
2008 The Year of Getting to Know Us Young Christopher Rocket
Fireflies in the Garden Christopher Lawrence
2010 Summer Camp Derek Matson Television movie
Tooth Fairy Randy Harris Supporting Role
Nominated—Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film (Supporting Young Actor)[4]
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Hunter Sands- Lead role Television movie
Unstoppable Boy on news reel
2011 That's What I Am Andy Nichol

Television[edit]

Year Television Series Role Episode/Notes
2000 Family Law Ryan McClendon/Pierce "Going Home"
2001 7th Heaven Young Simon Camden "V-Day"
Providence Jake "The Invisible Man"
Malcolm in the Middle Little Boy "Surgery"
2002 Boomtown Willie Stevens "All Hallow's Eve"
"The David McNorris Show"
2003 "Storm Watch"
The Division Justin Brinkmeyer "Rush to Judgment"
2005 Malcolm in the Middle Young Francis Wilkerson "No Motorcycles"
Six Feet Under Young George Sibley "Hold My Hand"
The Young and the Restless Noah Newman 19 Episodes
2006 Rodney Danny Dunston "Sleepover"
Deadwood Richie "Tell Your God to Ready for Blood"
"I Am Not the Fine Man You Take Me For"
"True Colors", Uncredited
Saved Ben "Crossroads"
2011 Planet Scream- The Boy Who Cried Werewolf Hunter Sands "Werewolves"
How I Met Your Mother Scott "Symphony of Illumination"

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