October 10, 1971
Chad Willett (born October 10, 1971), is a Canadian actor. Chad was born in British Columbia and currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.
He has worked for over 20 years as a professional in the film, television and theatre industries. In 2010 Willettreceived a ‘Leo Award’ for his portrayal of the small town redneck antagonist in the IFC film ‘Cole’, directed by Carl Bessai.[‘Alive’ was his first Hollywood movie, which was directed by Frank Marshall and produced by Kathleen Kennedy.
In the CBS miniseries ‘Joan of Arc’, Willett starred alongside Leelee Sobieski, Peter O’Toole, and Shirley Maclaine. In another CBS event movie ‘The Locket, Chad worked with Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, as young man caring for an aging lady in a nursing home. Other notable television credits include series regular roles on ‘The Chronicle’, ‘Jack & Jill’, ‘The Cape’, ‘Charmed’, ‘Madison’ and guest stars on ‘House M.D.’, ‘Bones’, ‘NCIS’, ‘Human Target’ and ‘Supernatural’. Willett's most recent theatre credits include the Pulitzer Prize winning play ‘Proof’ at the Cleveland Playhouse and ‘As Bees in Honey Drown’, at the Pasadena Playhouse, the California State theatre.
Willett is now working on ‘Becoming Redwood’ as both the producer and main actor, which shoots summer 2011, in British Columbia.