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Chance Kelly

Chance played football for Ithaca College before earning degrees from New York University and Columbia University in English and Writing. But, after losing a bet and in spite of a profound fear of public speaking, he entered an acting class. He was so terrified that he gave his first monologue (Brick from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) to a brick wall. While pursuing his acting career, he also entered the amateur boxing circuit in NYC, winning the Superheavyweight division of the NYC Metros tournament. The following year, he entered the NYC Golden Gloves, winning his first fight by knockout, only to have to subsequently drop out of the competition for work on a film. He played the role of Lt. Col. Stephen "Godfather" Ferrando in HBO's Generation Kill. On Memorial Day 2009, he was appointed Honorary Marine by the Marine Corps League (Cpl. Philip A. Reynolds Detachment - 203, Freehold, New Jersey) for his work in Generation Kill. Chance remains forever indebted to the Marines for this honor, and regards them as the backbone of this country. He continues his writing pursuits and has three scripts in development now.

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Series Aquarius 2015-05-28
Known For
Poster of The Blacklist
Poster of Homeland
Poster of Fringe
Poster of The Sopranos
Aquarius Detective Ed Cutler 23 episodes, 2015-2016 2015-05-28
Power Unknown 2014
Legends Unknown 2014-08-13
Banshee Unknown 2013-01-11
House of Cards Unknown 2013-02-01
Hostages Unknown 2013-09-23
The Blacklist Unknown 2013-09-23
Motive Unknown 2013-05-23
NYC 22 Unknown 2012-04-15
Homeland Unknown 2011-10-02
Body of Proof Unknown 2011-01-25
Unforgettable Unknown 2011-09-20
Nikita Unknown 2010-09-09
The Whole Truth Unknown 2010-09-22
Law & Order: LA Unknown 2010-09-29
Blue Bloods Unknown 2010-09-24
Delocated Unknown 2009-02-12
Mercy Unknown 2009-09-23
Fringe Unknown 2008-09-09
Generation Kill Lt. Col. Stephen 'Godfather' Ferrando 7 episodes, 2008 2008-07-13
The Black Donnellys Unknown 2007-02-26
Army Wives Unknown 2007-03-01
Burn Notice Unknown 2007-06-28
The Unit Unknown 2006
Kidnapped Unknown 2006-09-13
Rescue Me Unknown 2004
Hope & Faith Unknown 2003-09-26
The Job Unknown 2001-03-14
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13