Birthday: 22 September 1979, Albany, New York, USA
Birth Name: Chad M. Collins
Height: 183 cm
Chad Michael Collins is best known for playing the franchise lead role 'Master Sgt Brandon Beckett' across four successful Sony Pictures "Sniper" films. As the son of original star Tom Berenger's 'Master Gunnery Sgt Thomas Beckett', Collins has played alongside his pops as well as Billy Zane and Dennis Haysbert ac...
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Chad Michael Collins is best known for playing the franchise lead role 'Master Sgt Brandon Beckett' across four successful Sony Pictures "Sniper" films. As the son of original star Tom Berenger's 'Master Gunnery Sgt Thomas Beckett', Collins has played alongside his pops as well as Billy Zane and Dennis Haysbert across four films. He recently wrapped principal photography on "Sniper: Homeland Security" in Bogota, Colombia with Berenger and Zane.This Spring 2017, sci-fi fans can watch Collins starring as the lead of the new Orson Scott Card-created television series "Extinct". Set 400 years in the future after the extermination of mankind by alien forces, "Extinct" follows several humans who find themselves "reborn" on planet Earth by a benevolent alien race. The series will premiere on BYUtv in October 2017.Collins was recently seen in a pivotal recurring role on the new digital horror series "Freakish" on Hulu from AwesomenessTV. In the series about a group of high schoolers fighting for their lives after a local chemical factory explosion turns their town into flesh-eating mutants, Collins appears as 'John Collins', a mercenary who arrives to help the teens, but may have his own agenda. "Freakish" season one premiered October 10th.Collins will also star as the lead in the John Carpenter-esque action-horror film "Howlers" with co-star Sean Patrick Flanery. "Howlers" tells the tale of 'Colt', an old West cowboy-werewolf hunter who is transported to the present day to vanquish a pack of bloodthirsty lycans terrorizing a small town. The "Wyatt Earp"-meets-"Blade" indie will have a 2017 release.Born and raised in the countryside of upstate New York, Collins moved to Los Angeles with a journalism degree in hand and began working for a boutique entertainment public relations firm. After a few years doing personal publicity, talent reps he worked alongside suggested he try an acting class. Over the course of several years treating acting as a hobby, Collins committed to the profession after some nice professional breaks lead to "Sniper: Reloaded" (2011), as the film shoot in South Africa changed his life and career trajectory.Since then, Collins has amassed over 25 significant television and film credits in the past several years, doing everything from recurring and guest star work on primetime and cable TV to starring in lead roles on studio and independent films, enjoying comedic and dramatic roles alike. Collins has garnered fans both inside and out of the industry from his work starring in "Once Upon a Time", "Company of Heroes", "NCIS", "NCIS: New Orleans", "Blue Bloods", "2 Broke Girls", "Castle", "Bones", "Lake Placid 2", and many more. Show less «