Actor Bailey Chase

Bailey Chase (born Bailey Chase Luetgert; May 1, 1972[citation needed]) 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.[citation needed]


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.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Billboard Dad Brad Thomas Video
1998 The Truth About Juliet Willie / Dirk
1998 Cosmo’s Tale Flicker
2000 The Stray Keith
2003 Rats Johnny Falls
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 Kadence Joel Kaul Short
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Python Team Leader
2018 Silver Lake Dan
2019 Walk. Ride. Rodeo. Cory Snyder
TBA Tao of Surfing Lance Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Hot Line Jake “The Brunch Club”
1996 Baywatch Dave “Shark Fever”
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 Awake David Walker “Guilty”
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”
2015 Lucifer Grey Cooper “Pilot”
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”


  • The Comedy of Errors (as Antipholus of Syracuse)
  • Death of a Salesman
  • Picnic
  • External Links

    Actor Bailey Chase – Wikipedia

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