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Chad Everett Biography

Gatha Tue Aug, 2019
Chad Everett

Facts of Chad Everett

Date of Birth: 1937 , June-11
Date of Death: 2012 , July-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Chad Everett
Birth Name Raymon Lee Cramton
Father Harry Clyde
Mother Virdeen Ruth
Nationality American
Birth Place/City South Bend, Indiana
Ethnicity Caucasian
Profession Actor
Net Worth $7 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White
Face Color White
Famous for Medical Center
Married Shelby Grant
Children Katherine Everett and Shannon Everett
Education Wayne State University
Movies The Firechasers, Airplane II: The Sequel, and Fever Pitch
TV Show Medical Center, Lawman, Branded
Died July 24, 2012

Quick Timeline of Chad Everett

1937 Born in South Bend, Indiana
1960 Debuted in show, Surfside 6
1966 Married Shelby Grant
1969 Joined the show Medical Center 
1973 Battled in court against Sheila Scott
2011 Wife died
2012 Chad died

Detail Timeline of Chad Everett

June 11 , 1937

Born in South Bend, Indiana

Raymon Lee Cramton, professionally known as Chad Everett was born on June 11, 1937, in South Bend, Indiana.

1960

Debuted in show, Surfside 6

Chad Everett debut show was Warner Brothers’ detective series, Surfside 6, in 1960. He continued to work with the production for many projects later.

May 22 , 1966

Married Shelby Grant

Chad Everett was married to actress Shelby Grant. They tied the knot on May 22, 1966, in Tucson, Arizona.

1969

Joined the show Medical Center 

Everett landed his breakthrough role as Dr. Joe Gannon in the medical drama, Medical Center in 1969. He was on the show for seven years.

1973

Battled in court against Sheila Scott

Actress Sheila Scott proceeded a case against Chad three times stating that her son Dale was fathered by him. After 11 years of battle, the court ruled in favor of Everett.

June 25 , 2011

Wife died

Everett's wife, Shelby died due to a brain aneurysm on June 25, 2011. They were married for 45 years.

July 24 , 2012

Chad died

Chad Everett died on July 24, 2012, in his home after battling with lung cancer for eighteen months.

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Chad Everett was an American actor, writer, and philanthropist. He was widely recognized for his role on CBS’ drama Medical Center as Dr. Joe Gannon. He was married to actress Shelby Grant.

Early Life of Chad Everett

Raymon Lee Cramton, professionally known as Chad Everett was born on June 11, 1937, in South Bend, Indiana.

Chad CAPTION: Chad Everett SOURCE: Persona

He was born to mother, Virdeen Ruth, and father, Harry Clyde. His father was a racecar driver. He was raised in Dearborn, Michigan despite being born in Indiana.

Everett died on July 24, 2012, in his home after battling with lung cancer for eighteen months.

Education

After completing his high school studies from Fordson High School, Chad Everett attended and graduated from the Wayne State University in Detroit.  His undergraduate degree was in drama.

How old was Chad Everett when he died?

Chad Everett’s age was 75 when he died.

Personal Life: Wife, Alcoholism, Lawsuit

Chad Everett was married to actress Shelby Grant. They married on May 22, 1966, in Tucson, Arizona. Everett was in a marital relationship with Grant for 45 years until she died due to a brain aneurysm on June 25, 2011.

Chad CAPTION: Chad Everett with his wife, Shelby Grant. SOURCE: pinterest

Chad often talked about his wife Shelby and family saying that she:

never threatened to leave. She would tell me that she was there for me. If not for my family, I would have been in big trouble.

They have two daughters named Katherine Everett and Shannon Everett.

Alcoholism

After Everett lacked movie and tv parts to work on, he became a functional alcoholic. With the help of his wife and his daughters, he detoxed at his own home and attended Alcoholics Anonymous meetings the next day.

After his first meeting, he never drank again and became focused on his Christian faith.

Lawsuit

In 1973, actress Sheila Scott proceeded a case against Chad three times stating that her son Dale was fathered by him. After 11 years of battle, the court dismissed Scott and ruled in favor of Everett.

In 1991, Scott was sentenced to a three months’ probation for harassing Chad and his wife for 18 years.

How tall was Chad Everett?

Chad Everett had a height of 6 feet and 1 inch. (1.87m)

Chad Everett ‘s Career

Chad Everett debut show was Warner Brothers’ detective series, Surfside 6, in 1960.

Everett landed his breakthrough role as Dr. Joe Gannon in the medical drama, Medical Center in 1969 with costar James Daly. He was on the show for seven years.

After Medical Centers, he also starred in movies The FireChadrs, Airplane II: The Sequel, and Fever Pitch.

Chad CAPTION: Chad Everett SOURCE: pinterest

In 1987, Chad also lent his voice for the character Ultraman Chuck in Ultraman: The Adventure Begins. He has worked with Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts, and Justin Theroux.

He also published a book of romantic poetry for his wife Shelby Grant. He often wrote sentimental poems dedicating to his daughters and wife.

He was a philanthropist too as he co-hosted the Labor Day Jerry Lewis Telethon for charity for many years.

Net Worth of Chad Everett

Chad Everett was part of more than 40 movies and tv shows during his lifetime.

Everett earned quite a money from the medical drama, Medical Center. He also earned from his movies Airplane II: The Sequel and Fever Pitch.

Looking at all his accomplishments as an actor during his lifetime, Chad Everett’s estimated net worth at the time of his death was $7 million.