Chad L Coleman Film Facts

Chad L Coleman

Chad L Coleman is an American film, TV, and stage actor. He is best known for his performances in Dennis “Cutty” Wise and in the crime drama series ‘The Wire’. Chad l Coleman also gets popularity from ‘The Walking Dead’ and the video game ‘Left 4 Dead 2.’ Besides acting he also works as a video cameraman during his service in the “United States Army”. He has had a passion for acting since his childhood, So, Chad L Coleman started studying drama as a youth. In the United States, he did several bit roles in on-screen productions before getting his breakthrough with the role of ‘Dennis “Cutty” Wise’ in the ‘HBO crime-drama series ‘The Wire.’

Later, Coleman also starred in other TV productions, such as the series ‘The Walking Dead’. The movie ‘Monday Night Mayhem.’Chad l Coleman is also a voice-over actor; he has lent his voice to the video game ‘Left 4 Dead 2’ and to the web series ‘Electric City.  He had done lots of movies in Hollywood with his fabulous acting skills. Chad L Coleman has also been seen in films such as ‘Brother to Brother,’ ‘The Green Hornet,’ and ‘Horrible Bosses.’ Currently, the present TV features include recurring roles in the series ‘The Expanse’ and ‘The Orville.’

Chad L Coleman’s Early Life

In this section of the article, we will know about the early life of Chad L Coleman. He was born in Richmond, Virginia, the US in September 1974. When he was in his growing period about 11 months old, Coleman face separation from his parents.Chad L Coleman, his two older sisters, and two older brothers raise by his grandmother before they starting living with their grandmother.

He lived in a foster home in Richmond, Virginia. Coleman is passionate since his childhood, so as a youth he participated in track and field. But his leg injury did support him so he turned his attention to drama lessons. Chad L Coleman attended Virginia Commonwealth University on a scholarship. However, when he attend freshman year so he left the university, to serve in the ‘United States Army. Coleman worked as a video cameraman during his service in the ‘United States Army’ from 1995 to 1999.

Chad L Coleman’s Personal Life

Chad L Coleman was married to Sally Stewart from 1999 to 2010. They have two biological children: Asani and Nia. He also faces problems in his early childhood for being an adopting kid, so he can understand the pain of others. Moreover, he created a PSA with the non-profit organization Living Advantage about how people can help foster children besides adopting them.


Chad L Coleman started his career being an actor with bit roles. In 1992, He performed his first on-screen roles in the series ‘Here and Now. After that Coleman also did work in different series including series such as ‘Law & Order (1994, 1995) and ‘New York Undercover’ (1994, 1999). After lots of struggle and hard work, he started his film career in 1993. Chad L Coleman started featuring in films such as ‘New York Cop’ and ‘Speed of Life’ (1998). He is also work in ‘Joe Banks in the 2001-released short film ‘The Gilded Six Bits.’ Coleman also work in the HBO series The Wire as reformed criminal Dennis “Cutty”.

TV career

Moreover, with his filming career, Chad L Coleman also started his TV career. He continued to feature in bit roles in popular TV series such as ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2003) and ‘Guiding Light’ as well. In 2004, he earned the guest role of ‘Dennis “Cutty” Wise,’ in the third season of the ‘HBO crime drama series ‘The Wire’, a reformed gang enforcer turned-youth boxing instructor. He performed really well in this HBO series and shows his wonderful acting skills to the world. So, in the fourth season of the series, he becomes part of the main cast. Chad L Coleman was feature in 20 episodes of the series.

Furthermore, Coleman is also a voice-over artist. He perform the voice role of ‘Manny’ in the animate post-apocalyptic science-fiction web series ‘Electric City.’ The series is originally release through ‘Yahoo! Screen’ in July 2012. Additionally, Chad L Coleman was also involved with the development of Left 4 Dead 2, as a voice actor for the character Coach.

As a Producer

He also had a guest role in the Fox TV series Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles. He also had a small role in Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power. In 2004, the released film ‘Brother to Brother,’ which premiered at that year’s ‘Sundance Film Festival,’ featured him in the role of ‘El.’ After that in this following year, Coleman played ‘Clyde’ in the short video film ‘Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power.’

Moreover, besides being an actor, he is also an executive producer, as well as visual inspiration for the character Mr. Osi of the futuristic graphic novel series Tread water. Chad L Coleman will be see as ‘Osei’ in the forthcoming graphic novel series Treadwater.’ Being an associate producer he also worked on many other projects such as the 2018 movie ‘Last Life.’

Voice over artist

As we all know that Coleman is also such a brilliant. voice-over artist So has lent his voice to many video games, such as ‘The Warriors’ (2005), ‘Bully’ (2006), ‘Left 4 Dead 2’ (2009), and ‘Resident Evil 6’ (2013). In the year 2017, Coleman played the recurring role of ‘Klyden’ in the science-fiction comedy-drama ‘The Orville.’ The show premiered on ‘Fox’ in September of that year.

He spent his money also in charity. In 2015, he developed a PSA with the non-profit organization Living Advantage. His work focused on the ways in which people could help foster children apart from adopting them. Because Chad L Coleman also faced problems in his early childhood for being an adoptive kid. So, he can understand the pain of others.

Coleman played ‘Mingo’ in the ‘History Channel’-aired the 2016 miniseries Roots. In the year 2016, he also featured in the superhero series ‘Arrow’ and the horror web series ‘Freakish’. He has also guest-starred in series such as ‘In Plain Sight’ (2010), ‘Lie to Me’ (2010). And ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ (2010–2017).

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