Chase Crawford at Breakaway Music Festival (2016)
|Born||Chase Alexander Crawford|
March 11, 1996
New Bern, North Carolina, United States
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Model|
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. He landed his first commercial role in August 2013 and graduated high school early to focus on his acting career. Crawford also played soccer, baseball and ran track during high school.
After appearing in the 2016 Sundance Film Festival selection Goat alongside James Franco and Nick Jonas, he appeared in 2016 Toronto International Film Festival selection In the Radiant City.
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. In 2018, Crawford went on to produce Matthew Whitney's musical comedy Moondance in Kalamazoo, Michigan . He also appeared in a handful of films including Johnny Chechitelli's Worst. Christmas. Ever 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.
Crawford pursued modeling for a brief period of time, landing a Times Square billboard for H&M in November, 2014. He has also appeared in ad campaigns for Uber, Taco Bell, Acura and Samsung.
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. The couple lives in Cincinnati and they have a daughter, Cambrie.
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