01: Chad Brannon – Actor

The Doorpost
July 18, 2014

01: Chad Brannon – Actor

GUEST: Chad Brannon

chad brannonChad started his career by landing guest-starring roles on episodes of JAGMalcolm in the MiddleMTV UndressedDays of Our Lives and Chicken Soup for the Soul. Any doubts whether Chad could make it in Hollywood were erased when ABC cast Chad as “Zander Smith” for what was originally to be a six-week stint on the daytime drama, General Hospital. Soon after ABC offered Chad a long-term contract and in 2001, Chad received the Soap Opera Digest award for Outstanding Male Newcomer. In 2003, he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor. Then, in 2004 he was nominated again and won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor. After four years onGeneral Hospital, Chad left and soon after he guest-starred on Friday Night Lights, playing “Lucas Mize” in the “Homecoming” episode.  He also guest-starred on episodes of Cold Case as “Skiz” and had fun yellowing his teeth for Deadwood.

Chad Brannon splashed onto the voiceover scene in 2006 working right away and since 2008, you may have heard him as one of the main promo voices for FOX Television Network voicing promos for “Family Guy,” “The Simpsons,” “The Cleveland Show,” “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Glee,” “New Girl,” “Raising Hope,” “American Idol,” “The Teen Choice Awards” and “Dads.” He has also voiced promo and narration for ABC, CBS, Warner Brothers TV, ESPN, National Geographic, History Channel, SyFy, Travel Channel, Freemantle Media, G4 and has voiced commercial campaigns for Jack Link’s Beef Jerky, Whole Foods, Del Taco and was “The Merman” in Diet Dr. Pepper ads, as well as Tolten in the video game Lost Odyssey.

Chad can be seen in theatres now in “The Bling Ring” directed by Sofia Coppola and can be heard daily on FOX as well as on commercials and promos all over the country. Chad will next appear as “Don, the FBI guy” in Open Carry, a new sitcom with Wayne Brady, produced and directed by Aaron Shure (writer/producer of “The Office” and “Everybody Loves Raymond”) and WATCH Chad as “Ryan Archer” on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Las Vegas) on Oct. 2, 2013.

Chad is married to his beautiful wife, Carly and has 3 boys and a little girl ages 5, 3, 2  and a newborn, and yes, Chad’s wife is awesome.


“Quality is not an act, it’s a habit” -Aristotle


General Hospital


Blowing a big audition because of fear


Positive attitude

Desire to grow and learn

Humility towards the craft

Boldness in making choices


Stella Adler – Art of Acting

D.W. Brown – You Can Act




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