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Born Christopher Chace Crawford on July 18, 1985 in Lubbock, Texas, Chace Crawford is an American actor who rose to stardom with his role as a wealthy teenager, Nate Archibald, in CW Network's big hit series Gossip Girl (2007).
After graduating from Trinity Christian Academy in 2003, Chace moved to Malibu, California to attend Pepperdine University. There, he struggled to identify with a particular career, switching back and worth from advertising, business and communications, and even medicine, like his father. By his second year, his parents pursued him to pursue acting, which he credits for his success.
He was soon signed with an acting agency, turning acting into a full time priority. In 2006, Chace landed a role in Lifetime's television movie Long Lost Son, as the son of Gabrielle Anwar's character. Later that year, Chace appeared in the horror film The Covenant (2006) alongside Toby Hemingway, Sebastian Stan, Steven Strait and Taylor Kitsch.
Chace's big break presented itself in 2007 when he earned a lead role in CW's hit drama series Gossip Girl, along with his costars Penn Badgley, Leighton Meester, and Ed Westwick. In 2008, Chace appeared alongside Jesse Metcalfe in Loaded, followed by a role in the independent movie The Haunting of Molly Hartley, with Haley Bennett. He also made a guest appearance on the animated comedy sitcom Family Guy (1999), episode "Family Guy: The Former Life of Brian" (2008). By the end of the year, Chace had won the Teen Choice TV Breakout Star Male award.
Chace's recent work includes, Twelve (2010) alongside Emma Roberts and 50 cent and the blockbuster What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), starring Cameron Diaz, Matthew Morrison, and J. Todd Smith.