as NATE ARCHIBALD
Chace Crawford stars as Nate Archibald in The CW's hit drama "Gossip Girl," from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage ("The O.C."), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers in New York City.
He most recently starred in Bruce Beresford’s film, “Peace, Love and Misunderstanding”, opposite Catherine Keener, Jane Fonda and Elizabeth Olsen. The movie follows a Gotham lawyer (Keener), who retreats to the farmhouse owned by her hippie mother (Fonda) after her husband asks for a divorce. Crawford plays an anti-war butcher who captures the romantic interest of the daughter of Keener’s character. The movie is produced by BCDF Pictures’ Claude Dal Farra, Brice Dal Farra, Lauren Munsch and Jonathan Burkhart and was released by IFC Films on June 8, 2012.
Crawford also recently starred in the Lionsgate film, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” which is based on the book of the same name, directed by Kirk Jones. The film also stars Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez and Dennis Quaid among others. Crawford plays a food truck chef who is faced with unexpected fatherhood. The film was released on May 18, 2012.
In 2010, Crawford starred in Joel Schumacher’s “Twelve”, based on the novel by Nick McDowell. He portrays young drug dealer White Mike, whose high-rolling life is dismantled after his cousin is murdered, and his best friend is arrested for the crime. The film co-stars Emma Roberts, 50 Cent and Ellen Barkin and was shot in New York.
Crawford grew up in Plano, Texas. He moved to Los Angeles to attend Pepperdine University. His first big break came when he landed the role of Tyler Simms in “The Covenant.”
Currently, Crawford splits his time between Los Angeles and New York City.