Chad J. Willett



Chad J. Willett is the founder of Broadway2LA Acting Studio and also a motivational speaker.  Recently, Chad was cast (Role- Bill Ryan/ Reporter) in the feature film, “Shirley” (Netflix- 2023) where he acted alongside Oscar-Winning actress Regina King and worked with Academy Award winner director John Ridley.

"Shirley" (2023) Full Cast & Crew List (IMDb): Chad J. Willett is playing "Bill Ryan"

He lived seven years in Los Angeles, California where he acted in films, TV shows and commercials. Chad is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and has a Master’s of Arts (Miami University) and a Bachelor’s of Arts (University of Kentucky) in theater. Finally, he is active in his community by being the board president at New Albany Youth Theatre.

Credits include:

  • Film: Supporting – “Homecoming” (John David Hartfield) / Featured- “She’s All That” (Paul Walker & Freddy Prince Jr.)
  • Television: Featured – “Hang Time” – NBC / Supporting – “Class Act”- Media One
  • Print: Industrial – People’s Bank, Nationwide Insurance, 53 Bank & Check N Go
  • Commercial: Starring / Supporting – Reebok, Procter & Gamble & Bank One
  • Theater: Lead / Support – Sweet Charity, A Tale of Two Cities, The Last Supper, Lost in Yonkers, Line & Wedding Band
  • Training: Improvisation – Groundlings (LA, CA) / Film – David Kagen (LA, CA) / Commercial – TVI Studios (LA, CA)

Chad J. Willett in “She’s All That” with Paul Walker and Freddy Prince, Jr.

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