Rising star actor CHASE STOKES is proving himself worthy of becoming part of Hollywood’s next generation of elite leading men. He leads Netflix’s OUTER BANKS, which recently debuted its highly anticipated 2nd season. Both the series’ first and second seasons quickly became record-breaking fan favorites and remained on Netflix’s Top 10 list, hitting and sustaining the #1 spot for consecutive weeks after release worldwide.
Additionally, Stokes recently wrapped as one of the leads in the Netflix film UGLIES starring along Joey King. He can be seen guest starring in Amazon’s psychological thriller TELL ME YOUR SECRETS. The series earned praise as one of the most bingeable series of 2021. He also appeared in the dramatic comedy DR. BIRD’S ADVICE FOR SAD POETS based on the novel of the same title alongside Jason Isaacs, Lisa Edelstein and David Arquette.
Last year, Stokes was announced as Ambassador at Large for Bring Change To Mind, an organization co-founded by Glenn Close to combat stigma around mental illness. During Mental Health Awareness Month in May of this year, Chase worked with Bring Change To Mind and American Eagle to raise over $560,000 for their #NoNormal campaign. This is a cause very close to his heart and his mission is to continue utilizing his platform to connect with his younger fans, promote a dialogue that normalizes discussing mental health, while raising awareness and empathy for others.
Stokes attended the Seminole State College of Florida where he studied Business Management and Information Technologies. While in school, Stokes experimented with television production and acting. He did a Harry Potter spoof about finishing college applications at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, which was a hit amongst his classmates. From there, Stokes studied the craft eventually landing his first acting gig on MTV’s THE INBETWEENERS, directed by Taika Waititi. Never one to rest, the determined actor went on to acquire credits in Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS (2016), VH1’s DAYTIME DIVAS (2017), Hallmark’s THE BEACHHOUSE (2018), TNT’s TELL ME YOUR SECRETS (2019), and feature film BETWEEN WAVES (2018). With a few wins under his belt, Stokes went on to land his first leading role with Netflix’s OUTER BANKS.
He was born in Annapolis, Maryland. His family moved throughout the East Coast making significant stops in Richmond, VA, Naples, FL, and Atlanta, GA before settling in Orlando, FL. He is the oldest of eight siblings.
In his free time, Stokes enjoys general outdoor activities like surfing, rock climbing, scuba diving and playing with his dog, Milo. Stokes is also a skilled musician having studied the guitar, basic drums and piano.