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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 20 March 1985Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Chase Coleman is an American actor, director and musician. Coleman is best known for portraying the character Billy Winslow in the HBO TV series Boardwalk Empire. He was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and raised in Monroe, Louisiana. He first attended Grace Episcopal School for elementary and Junior High education and graduated to Saint Frederick High School. While in his 2nd year of high school he began singing and playing music in his first rock band. Throughout high school he played in the local Monroe, Louisiana rock band Crawl Space until graduation. He attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe majoring in Business Marketing. Throughout college he played in the local band Fallstaff. In his second year in college he began to gain interest in acting. He performed with the Straus Community Theatre and the Theatre of the University of Louisiana at Monroe and during his Junior year of college he signed with the Baton Rouge agency, Stage 2000 recruited by Ron Randell.

Coleman was invited to Dallas to compete at the Mike Beauty Model and Talent Expo. It was there that Chase won several awards including best monologue and overall fitness model. He was discovered by talent manager Suzanne Schachter and invited to go to New York to test the market for the summer. He was offered the role of Garrett on One Life to Live. He received many offers of professional acting work and he stayed in New York, shifting to online courses in order to finish his Business Marketing degree. In 2006, he signed with the company Suzelle Eenterprises and Abrams Artists Agency through Paul Reisman. During his time in New York, he studied at the HB Studio with Lorraine Serabien, with Susan Batson at Black Nexxus, and with Jennifer Gelfer at the Haymarket Annex Master Class.

Coleman is most recognized for his role as Billy Winslow in Season One of Boardwalk Empire, as well as guest starring on The Good Wife, Gossip Girl, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Kings. He has had many starring and supporting roles in independent films such as New York City Serenade, Catahoula, and God Don't Make the Laws. He also played the lead of Andrew in the Off Broadway play My Big Gay Italian Wedding.

He founded the production company Bloodstone Productions and created the short film Into the Rose Garden that he wrote, directed, and starred in. Coleman guest starred as Rob in the pilot of the TV Series The Americans in the Summer of 2012, and is scheduled to film Season two of In Between Men in autumn 2012.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Chase Coleman

Personal Quotes (1)

One can achieve all; it's not a matter of if, but when.

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