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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, Willett received a ‘Leo Award’ for his portrayal of the small town redneck antagonist in the IFC film, Cole, directed by Carl Bessai. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, was his first Hollywood movie.
In the CBS miniseries, Joan of Arc, Willett starred alongside Leelee Sobieski, Peter O’Toole, and Shirley MacLaine. In the CBS event movie, The Locket, he worked with Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, as a young man caring for an aging lady in a nursing home. Other notable television credits include series regular roles on The Chronicle, Jack & Jill, Charmed, Madison, and guest appearances on House M.D., Bones, NCIS, Human Target, The Secret Circle, Supernatural, and Columbo: Murder With Too Many Notes (2000). Willett's most recent theatre credits include the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Proof, at the Cleveland Play House and As Bees in Honey Drown, at the Pasadena Playhouse, the California state theatre.
Willett produced and starred in the film Becoming Redwood in 2011. It was shot in British Columbia and directed by Jesse James Miller. The film won the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival Most Popular Canadian Film Award.
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