Chance Kelley is an American actor and musician. He was born in Webster, Texas and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He began performing on stage and studying acting as a junior in high school where he also founded his first band. Quickly garnering success with regional and national radio airplay, the group recorded at Triclops Studio with renowned engineer Mark Richardson and began touring. After a few years as a working musician Chance returned his focus to acting and film, attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington where he graduated with honors in Film Production and Critical Studies. Read more... as a student, he wrote a screenplay that developed into a project with Frank Capra, Jr., performed alongside one of his mentors, Peter Jurasik, and earned his first professional roles on Dawson's Creek and One Tree Hill. Immediately following university, Chance studied method acting at the prestigious Strasberg Institute in New York. The actor then signed with Susan Walters at STW Talent and began booking roles on both stage and screen. Chance's turns on stage as Mercutio in "Romeo & Juliet" and George in "Of Mice And Men" earned him accolades and he was honored to be chosen by Emmy nominated writer Lou Buttino to portray 'Louie' in his play Gepetto's House; an autobiographical account of growing up in the late 60's as a conscientious objector to the Vietnam War. Making the jump to Los Angeles, Chance booked the lead in a TV pilot in 2012. Most recently, Chance has been working on the CW's "The Originals" as a werewolf and is signed with Mystie Buice and Houghton Talent,Inc in Atlanta Georgia.