Will Chase

Will Chase

actor, director, producer

Will Chase was born on Sep 12, 1970 in USA. Will Chase's big-screen debut came with Shaft directed by John Singleton in 2000, strarring Walter's Friend. Will Chase is known for Dopesick directed by Michael Cuesta, Michael Keaton stars as Dr. Samuel Finnix and Peter Sarsgaard as Rick Mountcastle. Will Chase has got 4 awards and 10 nominations so far. The most recent award Will Chase achieved is Global Music Awards (GMA). The upcoming new tvshow Will Chase plays is The Crowded Room - Season 1 which will be released on Jun 09, 2023.

Will Chase is a Tony-Nominated, critically acclaimed actor, singer, director and producer. He is currently filming THE CROWDED ROOM for Apple TV +. Will most recently completed work on his award-winning short film TRUNK SHOW and his award-winning debut short film DAGGER, both of which he wrote and directed. Recent acting credits include Hulu's DOPESICK, Peacock's GIRLS 5EVA, Amazon Prime's BOSCH: LEGACY, and YouTube Premium/Amazon Prime's IMPULSE. Best known as country star "Luke Wheeler" on ABC's NASHVILLE, he also starred in the ABC drama TIME AFTER TIME. His other television appearances include recurring roles on Netflix's STRANGER THINGS, HBO's SHARP OBJECTS, FX's AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE, HBO's THE DEUCE, MADAM SECRETARY, QUANTICO, CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, FX's RESCUE ME, and as Michael Swift on NBC's Broadway-inspired SMASH, as well as appearances on BLUE BOODS, WHITE COLLAR, PAN AM, ROYAL PAINS, and LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT. Film credits include the upcoming AFTER THE WEDDING, BUTTERFLIES OF BILL BAKER (BEST ACTOR-Chain NYC Film Festival), FOUR SINGLE FATHERS, and SHAFT.Known as one of Broadway's "most versatile leading men", he received the 2013 Tony Award Nomination and Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination for BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL for his portrayal of John Jasper in the Broadway revival of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. His other Broadway credits include KISS ME KATE, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BILLY ELLIOT, AIDA, LENNON, NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, HIGH FIDELITY, THE FULL MONTY, MISS SAIGON, and Roger in RENT, which was captured on the big screen in RENT: FILMED LIVE ON BROADWAY.Will can be heard on several Original Broadway Cast Recordings as well as three seasons of cast albums for the show NASHVILLE. He has performed all over the world and has sung with the renowned New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the Cincinnati Pops, and the Colorado Symphony. Having studied conducting with Atlanta Symphony's Robert Spano, Will has premiered countless compositions, and has worked and performed with some of the most important composers and musical luminaries in the world.Born and raised in rural Kentucky, Chase trained as a percussionist, conductor, and actor, and received his degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio. He has two daughters, Daisy and Gracie, and calls Brooklyn, New York, home.

  • Birthday

    Sep 12, 1970
  • Place of Birth

    Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
  • Also known

    Frank William Chase

Known For


4 wins & 10 nominations

Global Music Awards (GMA)
Best Original Score
Winner - Silver Medal
Trunk Show (2021)
Ridgewood Guild Film Festival, US
Best Short Film
Winner - Best Short Subject
Trunk Show (2021)
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