Chad Coleman Biography

Published On Jun 03, 2018
Facts of Chad Coleman
Date of Birth: 1974 , September-6
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Chad Coleman
Birth Name Chad L. Coleman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Richmond, Virginia
Ethnicity African
Profession Actor
Net Worth $1.5 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 91 kg
Famous for The Wire, Arrow, The Expanse
Married Yes
Married to Sally Stewart (M. 1999-2010)
Children Two Children
Divorce 2010
Education Virginia Commonwealth University
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Movies The Green Hornet, Brother to Brother
TV Show Here and now, Law and Order, Arrow
Siblings Four siblings
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Chad L. Coleman is an American actor mostly known for his role in the TV shows such as The Wire (2004-2008), and The Walking Dead (2012-2015). He is currently starring in the Syfy series The Expanse as Fred Johnson.

Chad was born in Richmond, Virginia, on September 6, 1974. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship before dropping out of college to serve in the army. From 1995 to 1999, during his army time, he worked as a video cameraman.

Chad participated in track and field as a youth, however, his interest turned into studying drama after he suffered a leg injury. Chad starred on the HBO series The Wire as Dennis ‘Cutty’ Wise a reformed criminal.

In 2002, Coleman starred in the television movie Monday Night Mayhem as O.J. Simpson. He also had a guest role in the Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles as Queeg. Chad also made an appearance in Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power as Clyde in 2005.

Chad also voiced the coach character in Left 4 Dead 2. In 2009, Chad had a starring role in a Norwegian TV series Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to you in all the Confusion?, which aired in Europe in November 2011. He also appeared in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone a revival of August Wilson’s play.

In 2008, he appeared as a guest in the movie In Plain Sight in the episode ‘Whistle Stop’ where he portrayed a role of an ex-boxer/witness suffering from pugilistic dementia. He then participated in Lie to Me in the episode ‘The Canary’ Song’ as a coal miner.

Chad appeared in two episodes of Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia in 2010, and in 2013. In 2011, he appeared in I Hate My Teenage Daughter and portrayed the role of Gary Miller, the ex-husband, and father of manipulative daughter Mackenzie.

From 2012 to 2015, Chad played the role of Tyreese on AMC’s horror series The Walking Dead alongside Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, and Norman Reedus. On November 20, 2014, it was confirmed that Chad will star as Fred Johnson in The Expanse.

In 2016, Chad played the role of Mingo in re-imagining of Roots where he befriends Chicken George and they both bond like father and son. Coleman is also the executive producer, as well as visual inspiration for the character Mr. Osi from the futuristic graphic novel series Treadwater.

In 2016, Chad played the role of Tobias Church on Arrow alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Davis Ramsey, Willa Holland, Susanna Thompson, Paul Blackthorne, and Colton Haynes.

From 2017 to present Coleman is playing the role of Klyden, on The Orville co-starring alongside Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, and J. Lee. Chad has also appeared in many movies such as The Green Hornet, Brother to Brother, and Horrible Bosses

Chad is presumed to be living a single life currently however, he was a married man. Chad married Sally Stewart in the year 1999. The couple had two children together. In 2010, they went for divorce after eleven years of marriage.

Chad holds an American nationality and African ethnicity. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall in height and weights 91kgs.

Chad also performed a soundtrack and worked in the art department as well, apart from acting. Although his exact salary and earnings are unknown, he has a net worth estimated at around $1.5 million.

He can be found active on the social media like Facebook, Twitter with 374k followers, and on Instagram with 476k followers.

 

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Born in Richmond

1974

Chad Coleman was born in Richmond, Virginia on September 6, 1974. He grew up in a foster home along with his four siblings. His nationality is American and ethnicity African. 

Served in the Army

1995

Chad dropped out of college to serve in the United States Army. during his army life form 1995 to 1999, he worked as a video cameraman. 

Starred in Monday Night Mayhem

2002

In 2002, Chad starred in television movie Monday Night Mayhem as O.J. Simpson. He starred alongside John Turturro, John Heard, Kevin Anderson, Nicholas Turturro, Brad Beyer, Shuler Hensley.

Starred in a Norwegian TV series

2009

Chad had a starring role in a Norwegian TV series Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to you in all the Confusion?, which aired in Europe in November 2011. He also appeared in Joe Turner’s Come and Gone an August Wilson’s play.

Appeared in In Plain Sight

2008

Chad appeared as a guest in the In Plain Sight in the episode ‘Whistle Stop’ where he portrayed a role of an ex-boxer/witness suffering from pugilistic dementia in 2008.

Starred in I Hate My Teenage Daughter

2011

In 2011, Chad portrayed the role of Gary Miller in I Hate My Teenage Daughter.  He portrayed the role of ex-husband and father of a manipulative daughter. 

Starred in The Walking Dead

2012

From 2012 to 2015, Chad starred on AMC's horror series The Walking Dead as Tyreese alongside Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne, Chandler Riggs. 

Appeared in Arrow

2016

In 2016, Chad portrayed the role of Tobias Church in Arrow. He co-starred alongside  Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, Davis Ramsey, Willa Holland, Susanna Thompson, Paul Blackthorne, and Colton Haynes.

Married to Sally Stewart

1999

Chad was previously married to Sally Stewart in the year 1999. The pair has two children together. 

Separated in 2010

2010

Chad is presumed to be living a single life currently. He and Sally got a divorce in the year 2010 after eleven years of marriage. 

Net Worth around $1.5 million

2017

Apart from acting, chad is also worked in the art department and performed soundtrack. His net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.