Chad Everett Biography
Birthday: June 11, 1937 (Gemini)
Born In: South Bend, Indiana, United States
Chad Everett was an American actor who is best remembered for his role of Dr. Joe Gannon in ‘Medical Center,’ a CBS television series that was a hit with the audience from 1969 to 1976. Born Raymon Lee Cramton, he was advised by his agent, Henry Wilson, to change his name to Chad Everett. He once said that he took up acting because he would get easily bored as a youngster. His acting career in movies and television spanned over four decades. Though he could not achieve much success as a movie star, he did manage to leave a mark in the television industry with shows like ‘Medical Center,’ ‘Melrose Place,’ ‘Murder, She Wrote,’ and ‘Supernatural.’ While it is true that post ‘Medical Center,’ his roles were not always as significant as that of Dr. Joe Gannon, he still managed to find consistent work till the very end. He was a conservative Christian and a lifelong Republican. For several years, he co-hosted the Labor Day Jerry Lewis Telethon that raises awareness about the affliction of muscular dystrophy.