Stephen Colletti

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Stephen Colletti
Stephen Colletti at the 2012 Comic-Con.jpg
Stephen Colletti at the 2012 Comic-Con
Born (1986-02-07) February 7, 1986 (age 28) [1]
Newport Beach, California, U.S.
Occupation
Years active 2004–present

Stephen Colletti (born February 7, 1986) is an American actor and television personality who portrayed Chase Adams on The CW Drama television series One Tree Hill.[2][3][4] Colletti appeared for two seasons on the MTV reality television series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.[5]

Early life[edit]

Colletti was born in Newport Beach, California, the youngest child of Lorilee (née Goodall) and Bruce Colletti. Colletti has an older brother John, and an older sister Lauren. As a teen, Stephen attended Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, California. He attended San Francisco State University.[6]

Career[edit]

In 2004 MTV commissioned a planned Reality Television series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County which followed the lives of wealthy teens and Colletti was asked to appear on the show. The series premiered in September 2004.[2] Colletti returned for the second season with the remainder of the cast from the first season.[3] In 2006, the New York Times described his role in the series as "still fighting to acquire some charm to animate his idol looks".[5] Colletti did not return for the show's third season.[4]

Upon graduating high school, he attended San Francisco State University for a year before returning to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. In 2007 Colletti appeared as himself in an episode of another MTV Reality Television series The Hills.[5] Colletti had a temporary stint as an MTV VJ for MTV's Total Request Live.[6][7]

In February 2009 Colletti portrayed the role of the love interest in the music video White Horse by Taylor Swift.[8][9] Swift says that he was selected for the role because "the guy in the video is supposed to look really sweet and someone who just looks like he would never lie to you." [10]

In January 2007 Colletti was announced to have been cast in a major recurring role on The CW teen drama television series One Tree Hill. Colletti portrays the role of Chase Adams, a high school student who plans to save himself till marriage. Over the course of the following seasons Colletti maintained a major recurring role. In November 2010 Colletti was confirmed to have been upgraded as a core series regular for the series eighth season. In May 2011 The CW renewed the series for its ninth and final season which Colletti maintained his regular status. The series finale One Tree Hill aired on April 4, 2012.

There were rumors that Stephen was on the Disney channel show "Bug Juice", but he has publicly said he was not on the show.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Cleats of Imminent Doom Drummer TV Short
2007 Normal Adolescent Behavior Robert
2009 Shannon's Rainbow Brandon
2009 Tinslestars Lou Masters
2009 What We Became Daniel Franklin Short
2010 Kill Katie Malone Jim
2010 Maskerade Evan
2012 All About Christmas Eve Darren TV Movie
2014 Status: Unknown Josh TV Movie
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2004–2005 Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County Himself Lead Role (Seasons 1–2); 27 episodes
2004–2007 Total Request Live Himself 3 episodes
2006 Celebrity Undercover Himself Episode: "Stephen and Tyson's 24 Hour Spring Breakout"
2007–2012 One Tree Hill Chase Adams Lead Role (Seasons 4–7) / Main Cast (Seasons 8–9); 57 episodes
2008 The Hills Himself Episode: "A Date with the Past"
2013 Hit the Floor Teddy Reynolds Episode: "Game On"

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://twitter.com/StephenColletti/status/301768765295693824
  2. ^ a b staff (March 12, 2008). "One Tree Hill: Stephen Colletti Returns, Skills Is the Man". People. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Mullins, Jenna (May 10, 2011). "Stephen Colletti Wants a Farewell Season for One Tree Hill, Too!". E!. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Bernstien, Abbie (March 26, 2012). "tephen Colletti scala One Tree Hill nella sua serie finale". Telefilm Central (in Italian). Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c Heffernan, Virginia (May 31, 2006). "'The Hills,' a Follow-Up to 'Laguna Beach,' Makes Its Premiere on MTV". The New York Times. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Abcarian, Robin, The Los Angeles Times (November 6, 2006). "Drowning in drama on "Laguna Beach"". reprinted in Seattle Times. 
  7. ^ Finn, Natalie (March 20, 2007). "Total Request Not-As-Live". E!. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  8. ^ staff (February 5, 2009). "Taylor Swift's "White Horse" Video to Premiere Exclusively on CMT". CMT News. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  9. ^ Vena, Jocelyn (January 14, 2009). "Taylor Swift Talks About 'Emotional' New Video For 'White Horse'". MTV News. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  10. ^ Spencer, Liv (2010). Taylor Swift: Every Day Is a Fairytale: The Unofficial Story. ECW Press. p. 83. ISBN 9781550229318.