Chase Crawford

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Chase Crawford
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Chase Crawford at Breakaway Music Festival (2016)
BornChase Alexander Crawford
March 11, 1996
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
ResidenceCincinnati, Ohio
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActor, Producer, Model
Years active2013–present
Spouse(s)Alexandra Crawford
ChildrenCambrie Crawford
Parents
  • Ray Crawford (father)
  • Susan Willoughby-Crawford (mother)
Websitechsecrwfrd.com

Chase Alexander Crawford is an American actor from Monroe, Ohio best known for his roles in independent films such as Goat and In the Radiant City.[1]

Early life[edit]

Crawford was born in New Bern, North Carolina to Susan Willoughby and Ray Crawford. He attended and graduated from Monroe High School and D Russel Lee Career-Technology Center (a Butler Tech school) in 2014.[2] He landed his first commercial role in August 2013 and graduated high school early to focus on his acting career.[3] Crawford also played soccer, baseball and ran track during high school.[2]

Career[edit]

After appearing in the 2016 Sundance Film Festival selection Goat alongside James Franco and Nick Jonas,[4][5] he appeared in 2016 Toronto International Film Festival selection In the Radiant City.[6]

In 2016, he played in various films including Joel Moss Levinson's Boy Band alongside Questlove, Steve Agee, Jerry O'Connell and Gilbert Gottfried, and the film adaption of the Newbery Medal award-winning book Walk Two Moons, which has been renamed The Marriage Bed. Crawford produced Life Backstage, a show that offered an inside look of artists such as Waka Flocka Flame, Cheat Codes and Louis the Child in April 2017. Following the success of Life Backstage, Crawford produced his first feature film, Alan and the Fullness of Time, alongside childhood friend Markus Cook in November 2017.[7] In 2018, Crawford went on to produce Matthew Whitney's musical comedy Moondance in Kalamazoo, Michigan [8]. He also appeared in a handful of films including Johnny Chechitelli's Worst. Christmas. Ever[9] and Andrew Paul Davis' Palace.

Crawford launched his podcast, According to the Internet, in June 2018. The podcast debuted at No. 186 in the Apple Podcasts Top 200. The format of the show is described as "pop culture banter" and each episode features a different guest.[10]

Crawford pursued modeling for a brief period of time, landing a Times Square billboard for H&M in November, 2014.[11][12] He has also appeared in ad campaigns for Uber, Taco Bell, Acura and Samsung.[13]

Personal life[edit]

Crawford married his high school sweetheart, Alexandra, shortly after the two began taking classes at Miami University. The two eventually transferred and graduated from the University of Cincinnati.[13] The couple lives in Cincinnati and they have a daughter, Cambrie.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franks, Sarah. "Actor from Miami Valley lands major role in new film". Dayton.com. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "SWBL: Chase Crawford". Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  3. ^ "Chase Crawford Receives Shabooms Scholarship". Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  4. ^ "11 Films To Look Out For From Sundance Film Festival 2016". Junkee. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  5. ^ "14 Movies That Could Stir Up Buzz At The 2016 Sundance Film Festival". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  6. ^ "2 Butler County natives film movie in Monroe, Middletown and Hamilton". Journal-News. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Cincinnati Natives Bring Film To Butler County". WKRC. Retrieved 2018-01-11.
  8. ^ "Feature-length movie Moondance being filmed in Maple City". The Goshen News. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  9. ^ "Shooting wraps on local filmmaker's dark comedy". The Vindicator. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  10. ^ "According to the Internet". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
  11. ^ "Margiela for H&M already on sale on eBay". NY Daily News. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  12. ^ Bergman, Randi. "Chase Crawford and Kanye West, Maison Martin Margiela H&M New York Launch". FASHION Magazine. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  13. ^ a b c Chowdhury, Rafi (7 January 2017). "Chase Crawford Is Not Your Average 20-Year-Old". Huffington Post. Retrieved 22 February 2018.

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