|This article is about the actor. For other pages with the same name, see: Chad|
Chad Coleman was raised in a foster home in Richmond, Virginia. As a youth, he participated in track and field, but turned his attention to studying drama after a leg injury.
He attended Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship for his freshman year, before dropping out to serve in the United States Army. During his time in the army, from 1995 to 1999, he worked as a video cameraman.
Apart from acting, he has also performed a soundtrack and worked in the art department as well.
- New York Cop
- The Gilded Six Bits
- Revolution #9
- Monday Night Mayhem
- Boldly Going Nowhere
- The Green Hornet
- Horrible Bosses
- Law & Order
- The Expanse
- The Wire
- CSI: Miami
- Lie to Me
- The Good Wife
- It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
- Criminal Minds
- Left 4 Dead 2
- He is one of the three "The Wire" alumni to be added as the cast of the TV Series, followed by Lawrence Gilliard Jr., and Seth Gilliam.
- He stated that his character was an ex-football player prior to the outbreak, an occupation his character on "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" shared.
- Additionally, he voices the character of Coach in Left 4 Dead 2, who was a football player and later high school football coach.