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Charles Esten

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KNOWN FOR 
The Postman (1997) | Nashville (2012-2017) | Swing Vote (2008)
AKA 
Charles 'Chip' Esten | Chip Esten | Chip Eston | Chip Puscar | Chip Puskar  Less
NICKNAME  
Chip
BORN 
Sep 9, 1965 (age 52)
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Performer ("Sugar High", "Splinters in Your Knuckles") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Chip Esten (Aug 24, 2017) Actor, Performer ("Sugar High", "Splinters in Your Knuckles") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Deacon Claybourne ( 108 episodes, 2012–2017 ) , Performer ("Papa Writes to Johnny") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("No One Will Ever Love You") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("A Life That's Good") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Sideshow") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("It's On Tonight") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("Surrender") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("Love Like Mine") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("No One Will Ever Love You", "Undermine", "Matchbox Blues") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Performer ("The End of the Day") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Back Home") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012–2017 108
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  • Primary photo for Nashville: The Whole StoryNashville: The Whole Story (TV Movie) Narrator, Thanks  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for JessieJessie (TV Series) Morgan Ross ( 4 episodes, 2011–2012 )  Less 2011–2012 4
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  • Primary photo for EnlightenedEnlightened (TV Series) Damon Manning ( 6 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 6
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  • Primary photo for WilfredWilfred (TV Series) Nick ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for Big LoveBig Love (TV Series) Ray Henry ( 11 episodes, 2009–2010 )  Less 2009–2010 11
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  • Primary photo for NCIS: Los AngelesNCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) John Cole / Ethan Stanhope ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Pushback (Nov 10, 2009) John Cole / Ethan Stanhope  Less
  • Primary photo for The CleanerThe Cleaner (TV Series) Dr. Jake Slovak ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for The MentalistThe Mentalist (TV Series) Rick Bregman ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Miss Red (May 5, 2009) Rick Bregman  Less
  • Primary photo for The New Adventures of Old ChristineThe New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series) Joe Campbell ( 2 episodes, 2007–2009 )  Less 2007–2009 2
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Dr. Barry Grossman ( 4 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2007–2008 4
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  • Primary photo for 1%1% (TV Movie) John Tipton  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The WinnerThe Winner (TV Series) Gary ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Help Me Help YouHelp Me Help You (TV Series) Willis ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for American FamilyAmerican Family (TV Movie) Larry Bogner  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Josh Porter ( 8 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 8
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  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) John 'The Hawk' Hawkins ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Static (Oct 29, 2006) John 'The Hawk' Hawkins  Less
  • Primary photo for NYPD BlueNYPD Blue (TV Series) Tim Keating ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Rocket PowerRocket Power (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Just Shoot Me!Just Shoot Me! (TV Series) Jake ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for DragnetDragnet (TV Series) Carl Savitsky ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for All Grown UpAll Grown Up (TV Movie) Actor  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The GuardianThe Guardian (TV Series) Mark Hanson ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Johnny ChroniclesThe Johnny Chronicles (TV Movie) Patrick Monroe  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Drew Carey ShowThe Drew Carey Show (TV Series) Chip - Stall for Time Player #1 / Chip ( 2 episodes, 2000–2001 )  Less 2000–2001 2
  • Primary photo for 61*61* (TV Movie) Kevin Maris ('98) (as Chip Esten)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Trouble with NormalThe Trouble with Normal (TV Series) Carson ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Luke ( 6 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 6
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  • Primary photo for The Brian Benben ShowThe Brian Benben Show (TV Series) Chad Rockwell ( 7 episodes, 1998–2000 )  Less 1998–2000 7
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  • Primary photo for ProvidenceProvidence (TV Series) Ted Shannon ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Jack & JillJack & Jill (TV Series) Nick Seraph ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Late Last NightLate Last Night (TV Movie) Beverly Hills Cop  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for JesseJesse (TV Series) Tad ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The ExpendablesThe Expendables (TV Movie) Ram  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Married with ChildrenMarried with Children (TV Series) Lonnie ( 2 episodes, 1997 )  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for The Sleepwalker KillingThe Sleepwalker Killing (TV Movie) Mark Schall  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Lieutenant Pete 'Pistol' Ayers ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Jinx (Jan 17, 1997) Lieutenant Pete 'Pistol' Ayers  Less
  • Primary photo for Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanLois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) Ethan Press ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Diagnosis MurderDiagnosis Murder (TV Series) Joe Carter ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: VoyagerStar Trek: Voyager (TV Series) Dathan ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The CrewThe Crew (TV Series) Randy Anderson ( 21 episodes, 1995–1996 )  Less 1995–1996 21
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  • Primary photo for Murphy BrownMurphy Brown (TV Series) Secretary #67 ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for Star Trek: The Next GenerationStar Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) Divok ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for CheersCheers (TV Series) Marine ( 1 episode, 1993 )  Less 1993 1
  • Primary photo for On the TelevisionOn the Television (TV Series) Various ( 5 episodes )  Less 1989–  5
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Self (37 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Guest 4th Hour Co-Anchor / Himself / Himself - Musical Guest ( 3 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Pickler & BenPickler & Ben (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for 2017 CMT Music Awards2017 CMT Music Awards (TV Movie) Himself - Host  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for CMT Music Awards Promo: The UnderstudyCMT Music Awards Promo: The Understudy (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for NashChatNashChat (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Access Hollywood LiveAccess Hollywood Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for WGN Morning NewsWGN Morning News (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People FundSmoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Skyville Live Salutes Music CitySkyville Live Salutes Music City (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016 $120K
  • Primary photo for Nashville: On the Record 3Nashville: On the Record 3 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for CMT Artists of the Year 2015CMT Artists of the Year 2015 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Big Interview with Dan RatherThe Big Interview with Dan Rather (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Music City USAMusic City USA Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Nashville: On the Record 2Nashville: On the Record 2 (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Meredith Vieira ShowThe Meredith Vieira Show (TV Series) Himself - Nashville ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for MDA Show of Strength TelethonMDA Show of Strength Telethon (TV Special) Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Country Music Across AmericaCountry Music Across America (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The ChewThe Chew (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Nashville: On the RecordNashville: On the Record (TV Special) Himself - Deacon Claybourne  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Country Vibe with Chuck and BeccaThe Country Vibe with Chuck and Becca (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Who Wants to Be a MillionaireWho Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) Himself - Celebrity Contestant ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 2013 CMT Music Awards2013 CMT Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The ViewThe View (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Drew Carey's Improv-A-GanzaDrew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza (TV Series) Himself ( 32 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.40 (Jun 3, 2011) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #1.39 (Jun 2, 2011) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #1.38 (Jun 1, 2011) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself ( 39 episodes, 1999–2005 )  Less 1999–2005
    • Show No. 8002 (Oct 10, 2005) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #7.21 (Apr 25, 2005) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #7.19 (Apr 11, 2005) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Magical GatheringThe Magical Gathering (TV Movie) Himself (as Chip Eston)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Green Screen ShowGreen Screen Show (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2004 )  Less 2004
    • Episode #1.2 (Oct 14, 2004) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Oct 7, 2004) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
  • Primary photo for On the SpotOn the Spot (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 5 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003
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  • Primary photo for Rendez-ViewRendez-View (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Improv All StarsImprov All Stars (TV Special) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hollywood SquaresHollywood Squares (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 2 episodes, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for My VH1 Music AwardsMy VH1 Music Awards (TV Special) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Instant Comedy with the GroundlingsInstant Comedy with the Groundlings (TV Series) Himself  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself ( 5 episodes, 1992–1994 )  Less 1992–1994
    • Episode #6.8 (Aug 19, 1994) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #4.11 (Apr 3, 1992) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
    • Episode #4.10 (Mar 28, 1992) Himself (as Chip Esten)  Less
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  • Primary photo for ScrabbleScrabble (TV Series) Contestant ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Roots of the Cuban Missile CrisisRoots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Video) Major Anderson (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 1992–1994 )  Less 1992–1994
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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