Bailey Chase

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Bailey Chase
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Born Bailey Chase Luetgert
(1972-05-01) May 1, 1972 (age 44)
Chicago, Illinois U.S.
Other names Bailey Luetgert
Website Official website

Bailey Chase (born Bailey Chase Luetgert; May 1, 1972) is an American stage and television actor known for his role as Butch Ada in the television series Saving Grace, starring as Graham Miller in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Christopher "Chris" Robert Hughes (from 2003–2005) in the soap opera As the World Turns , Beckett 'Becks' Scott on Ugly Betty, Sean Everett on Damages and as Deputy Branch Connally in A&E's crime thriller Longmire. Bailey Chase has also starred in the thriller Summoned alongside Cuba Gooding, Jr.; Tao of Surfing; Sex, Death, & Bowling; and No Beast So Fierce.

Early life[edit]

Chase was born in Chicago, Illinois. He spent time growing up between Barrington, Illinois and Naples, Florida, and went to high school in Jacksonville, Florida[1] where he was roommate of Atlanta Braves star, Chipper Jones. He attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina on a full football athletic scholarship, playing linebacker. He graduated in 1995 with a degree in Psychology. Moving to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career, he also trained at The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and worked with the Improv group, The Groundlings. He now resides primarily in Los Angeles with his wife Amy, his daughter, and their Golden Retriever, Blue.


Earlier in his career, he was sometimes credited as Bailey Luetgert.

He was a series regular on TNT's drama Saving Grace, in the role of Detective Butch Ada. Additional credits include Charmed, Billboard Dad, The Truth About Juliet, Cosmo's Tale, Undressed, Pacific Blue, The Stray, Jag, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, V.I.P, Rats, As the World Turns, Las Vegas, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Watch Over Me, Ugly Betty, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Chronicles of Hollow Earth, Cold Case, Crossing Over, Castle, Miami Medical, Dark Metropolis, Damages, White Collar, Awake, Summoned, amongst others.

In 2012 he was cast as Deputy Branch Connally, a foil to the lead, on the A&E western mystery series Longmire.[1]

Following his departure from Longmire, he appeared in 2016 on NBC (TV Network) (Fantasy-Drama) Grimm as Lucien Petrovich, leader of the Wessen uprising. Chase appears in Episodes: 5x12 "Into The Schwarzwald," 5x11 "Key Move," and 5x12 "Eve of Destruction."

In September 2016, Deadline Hollywood announced that Chase had joined the cast of the FOX (TV Network) 24:Legacy (TV series) as Thomas Locke, agent and head of field operations at CTU. The show will debut on Fox (TV Network) on Sunday, February 5, 2017 following the Super Bowl, prior to moving to a Monday evening time-slot.[2]


Film roles
Year Film Role Notes
1998 The Truth About Juliet Willie/Dirk as Bailey Luetgert
Cosmo's Tale Flicker as Bailey Luetgert
Billboard Dad Brad Thomas as Bailey Luetgert
2000 The Stray Keith as Bailey Luetgert
2003 Rats Johnny Falls
Clark, the Canadian Hockey Goalie
2009 Crossing Over Border Patrol Agent
The Chronicles of Hollow Earth: The Next Race Aiden Pryme
2015 The Boy Next Door Benny
Sex, Death and Bowling Rick McAllister
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Hot Line Jake Episode: "The Brunch Club"
Baywatch Dave Episode: "Shark Fever"
1997 Step by Step Scott Episode: "Future Shock"
USA High Hunky Delivery Guy Episode: "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Sweet Valley High Christian Gorman 3 episodes
1998 Charmed Alec Episode: "I've Got You Under My Skin"
1999 Pacific Blue Zach Episode: "Just a Gigolo"
Undressed Steve Season 1
2000 JAG PO James Elling Episode: "The Princess and the Petty Officer"
1999–2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Graham Miller[3] 13 episodes
2002 V.I.P. James Gilroy Episode: "The K Files"
2003–2005 As the World Turns Christopher "Chris" Robert Hughes
2005 Las Vegas Jake Porter 4 episodes
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Marty 'The Meat Machine' Mayron Episode: "Dog Eat Dog"
2006–2007 Watch Over Me Steve Hughes 17 episodes
2007 Ugly Betty Becks Scott 4 episodes
Criminal Minds Jason Clark Battle 2 episodes
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Lincoln Haver Episode: "Closet"
2009 Cold Case Roy W. Dunn Episode: "The Brush Man"
Castle Will Sorenson 2 episodes
2007–2010 Saving Grace Butch Ada 45 episodes
2010 Miami Medical Rick Deleo 2 episodes
2011 Damages Sean Everett 5 episodes
2012 White Collar Bryan McKenzie 1 episode ("Pulling Strings")
2012–2014 Longmire Deputy Branch Connally 33 episodes
2014–2015 Chicago P.D. David Lang 3 episodes



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