Bailey Chase (born Bailey Chase Luetgert; May 1, 1972) is an American stage and television actor.
Chase is known for his role as Butch Ada in the television series Saving Grace, a starring role as Graham Miller in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and roles as Christopher “Chris” Robert Hughes (from 2003–2005) in the soap opera, As the World Turns , Beckett ‘Becks’ Scott in Ugly Betty, Sean Everett in Damages, and Deputy Branch Connally in A&E’s crime thriller, Longmire.
Chase has also starred in the thriller Summoned alongside Cuba Gooding, Jr.; Tao of Surfing; Sex, Death, & Bowling; and No Beast So Fierce.
Chase was born in Chicago, Illinois. He spent time growing up between Barrington, Illinois and Naples, Florida, and went to high school in Jacksonville. He attended Duke University on a full football athletic scholarship, playing linebacker. He graduated in 1995 with a degree in psychology. Taking up acting as a career, he trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, then moved to Los Angeles to work with the improv group, The Groundlings.
Earlier in his career, he was sometimes credited as Bailey Luetgert.
He was a series regular on TNT’s drama, Saving Grace, in the role of Detective Butch Ada. Additional credits include Charmed, Billboard Dad, The Truth About Juliet, Undressed, Pacific Blue, The Stray, JAG, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, V.I.P, Rats, As the World Turns, Las Vegas, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Watch Over Me, Ugly Betty, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Chronicles of Hollow Earth, Cold Case, Crossing Over, Castle, Miami Medical, Dark Metropolis, Damages, White Collar, Awake, and Summoned, amongst others.
In 2012, he was cast as Deputy Branch Connally, a foil to the lead, on the A&E western mystery series Longmire.
Following his departure from Longmire, he appeared in 2016 on the NBC fantasy-drama Grimm as Lucien Petrovich, leader of the Wesen uprising. Chase appears in the fifth-season episodes “Eve of Destruction”, “Key Move,” and “Into The Schwarzwald”.
In September 2016, Deadline Hollywood announced that Chase had joined the cast of the Fox TV series 24: Legacy as Thomas Locke, agent and head of field operations at CTU. The show aired on February 5, 2017 following the Super Bowl, prior to moving to a Monday-evening time slot.
Chase joined the cast of CBS series S.W.A.T in 2019.
|1998||Billboard Dad||Brad Thomas||Video|
|1998||The Truth About Juliet||Willie / Dirk|
|2003||Clark, the Canadian Hockey Goalie||Short|
|2009||The Chronicles of Hollow Earth: The Next Race||Aiden Pryme||Short|
|2009||Crossing Over||Border Patrol Agent Farrell|
|2010||Dark Metropolis||Aiden Pryme|
|2015||The Boy Next Door||Benny|
|2015||Sex, Death and Bowling||Rick McAllister|
|2016||The Chaplain||Ryan Davis||Short|
|2016||No Beast So Fierce||Charlie Sundstrom|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Python Team Leader|
|2019||Walk. Ride. Rodeo.||Cory Snyder|
|TBA||Tao of Surfing||Lance||Post-production|
|1996||Hot Line||Jake||“The Brunch Club”|
|1996||Saved by the Bell: The New Class||Zach Newton||“Wrestling with Failure”|
|1997||Step by Step||Scott||“Future Shock”|
|1997||USA High||Hunky Delivery Guy||“For Whom the Bell Tolls”|
|1997||Sweet Valley High||Christian Gorman||“West Coast Story: Parts 1 & 2”, “Rumble in the Valley”|
|1998||The Drew Carey Show||Mark||“Drew’s Cousin”|
|1998||Charmed||Alec||“I’ve Got You Under My Skin”|
|1999||Undressed||Steve||“They Call It Puppet Love Parts 1 & 2”|
|1999||Pacific Blue||Zach||“Just a Gigolo”|
|1999–2000||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Graham Miller||Recurring role|
|2000||JAG||PO James Elling||“The Princess and the Petty Officer”|
|2002||V.I.P.||James Gilroy||“The K Files”|
|2003–2005||As the World Turns||Chris Hughes||Recurring role|
|2005||Las Vegas||Jake Porter||Guest role|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Marty ‘The Meat Machine’ Mayron||“Dog Eat Dog”|
|2006–07||Watch Over Me||Steve||Main role|
|2007||Ugly Betty||Becks Scott||Guest role|
|2007||Criminal Minds||James Colby Baylor / Jason Clark Battle||“Lucky”, “Penelope”|
|2007–2010||Saving Grace||Butch Ada||Main role|
|2008||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Lincoln Haver||“Closet”|
|2009||Cold Case||Roy W. Dunn||“The Brush Man”|
|2009||Castle||Will Sorenson||“Little Girl Lost”, “A Death in the Family”|
|2010||Miami Medical||Rick Deleo||“Time of Death”, “Medicine Man”|
|2011||Damages||Sean Everett||Guest role|
|2012||White Collar||Bryan McKenzie||“Pulling Strings”|
|2012–2014||Longmire||Branch Connally||Main role (seasons 1–3)|
|2013||Summoned||Det. Michael Lyons||TV film|
|2014–15||Chicago P.D.||David Lang||“Called in Dead”, “Shouldn’t Have Been Alone”, “We Don’t Work Together Anymore”|
|2016||Grimm||Lucien Petrovitch||“Eve of Destruction”, “Key Move”, “Into the Schwarzwald”|
|2017||24: Legacy||Thomas Locke||Recurring role|
|2017||Twin Peaks||Det. Don Harrison||“Part 1”, “Part 5”|
|2018||Six||Vince Delano||“2.1”, “2.2”|
|2019||Queen of the south||Eddie Brucks||Season 4|
|2020–present||S.W.A.T.||Owen Bennett||“Bad Cop”, “Knockout”|
|2020||The Rookie||Michael Banks||“Control”|
|2020||Seal Team||Guzman||“God of War”|