In less than a year, Chad landed guest-starring roles on episodes of JAG, Malcolm in the Middle, MTV Undressed, Days of Our Lives and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Confirmation that Chad could make it in Hollywood came when ABC cast Chad as “Zander Smith” for what was originally to be a six-week stint on the daytime drama, General Hospital. Soon after ABC offered Chad a long-term contract and in 2001, Chad received the Soap Opera Digest award for Outstanding Male Newcomer. In 2004 he WON a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor. After four years on General Hospital, Chad left and soon after he guest-starred on Friday Night Lights, playing “Lucas Mize” in the “Homecoming” episode. He also guest-starred on episodes of Cold Case as “Skiz” and had fun yellowing his teeth for Deadwood. You may have seen Chad in scenes with Emma Watson in The Bling Ring, directed by Sofia Coppola. He was in a sitcom pilot called “Open Carrie” with Wayne Brady, produced and directed by Aaron Shure (writer producer of “The Office” and “Everybody Loves Raymond”. You may have seen him as Ryan “Ryan Archer” on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, or in films: Slamma Jamma, No Man’s Land, Brother, and as a cop with a conscience on Bosch or as ghost of himself reappearing on General Hospital.
Chad is no stranger to the world of voiceover starting in 2006, when he immediately was blessed with success. For those who have worked with him, he stands out for his work ethic, kindness and his flexible but solid talent – and is easy and fun to work with! For some years now, he has maintained a promo voice presence on CBS, Paramount Plus and HGTV. In 2006, Chad quickly became one of the main promo voices for FOX as the voice of “American Idol,” “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” and “Animation Domination” including “Family Guy,” “The Simpsons,” “The Cleveland Show,” “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Glee,” “New Girl,” “Raising Hope,” and “The Teen Choice Awards.”
Chad still works with CBS and Paramount and was the main voice for “NCIS: New Orleans”, “NCIS”, and “MacGyver”. He was also the voice of the History Channel, at one time voicing all their 80+ hit shows, including “Vikings,” “The Bible,” “Houdini,” “Texas Rising,” “Pawn Stars,” and “American Pickers.” He was the voice of basketball on the SEC ESPN network.
Additionally, Chad has voiced promo or narration for ABC, Warner Brothers TV, ESPN, National Geographic, History Channel, SyFy, Travel Channel, and G4. He has voiced commercial campaigns for Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, DXL, Whole Foods, and Del Taco, and was “The Merman” in Diet Dr. Pepper ads. He also portrayed Tolten in the video game Lost Odyssey.
He is also on national commercial campaigns for Zales, Mazda and DXL. He has also voiced promo or narration for ABC, Warner Brothers TV, ESPN, National Geographic, History Channel, SyFy, Travel Channel, G4 and has voiced commercial campaigns for Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, DXL, Whole Foods, Del Taco and was “The Merman” in Diet Dr. Pepper ads, as well as portrayed Tolten in the video game Lost Odyssey.
Chad has been married to his beautiful wife, Carly for almost 18 years and they have 3 soccer and baseball playing boys and a girls. As entrepreneurs, together they own Carly Jean Los Angeles and 1906 Collective. (Men’s and women’s clothing brands). carlyjeanlosangeles.com 1906collective.com. He loves barbeque, attempting to be healthy, and their Airdales: human-loving Goldie and ball-loving Rosey.