Chad originally hails from Toronto, Canada. He attended the York Arts Drama Program, a highly respected theatre school in Canada, where he starred in such productions as Oedipus Rex
, Measure By Measure
, and The Collected Works of Billy The Kid
. He was subsequently cast in various other plays, appearing on some of Toronto's finest stages including: Wild Abandon
at the Tarragon Theatre, 2 To Tango
at Theatre Center East, and The Juliet Chronicles
at the Factory Theatre.
After moving to Los Angeles he started landing leading roles in the box office hits Disturbing Behavior and Final Destination, garnering him numerous fans and many dedicated websites. Lions Gate, long a fan of Chad's work, then cast him as their lead in the romantic comedy 100 Women. After seeing his work in that film, they offered him a role in their highly acclaimed release Shattered Glass, with fellow Canadian and friend Hayden Christensen.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
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