Chad Everett Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.

Chad Everett

Chad Everett was an American actor who appeared in dozens of films and television shows in both main and supporting roles. From 1969 until 1976, he played Dr. Joe Gannon in the television drama Medical Center. Rome Adventure, The Chapman Report, Star Command, and Manhattan, AZ are among his other acting credits. Everett died in 2012 at the age of 75.

Childhood, Family, and Education

On June 11, 1937, Chad Everett was born in South Bend, Indiana to parents Harry Clyde “Ted” Cramton and Virdeen Ruth Hopper. Harry, his father, was a racecar driver, mechanic, and auto parts salesman. Everett was born Raymon Lee Cramton, but his agent Henry Wilson changed his name afterward.

Everett was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan, where he graduated from Fordson High School. Everett was a quarterback for the football team during his high school years. He began performing at the age of fourteen. He went on to Wayne State University in Detroit, where he became a member of a State Department-sponsored performing ensemble. With the troupe, he also toured India.

Everett earned a bachelor’s degree in theater from the university.


Chad Everett began his career in Hollywood in 1960, as a detective in the television series Surfside 6. A year later, he signed with Warner Brothers and starred in Claudelle Inglish, his first major film. He starred in the TV series The Dakotas in 1963. The series focused on Dakota’s lawlessness and how law enforcement attempts to keep order.

In 1969, he had his breakout role in Medical Center, playing the attractive and headstrong Dr. Joe Gannon. In the years that followed, he appeared in a number of television shows, including Centennial and Hagen. In the years after that, he struggled to find meaningful work, such as at Medical Center. As a result, he resorted to drinking.

He struggled to break free from his alcohol addiction. In 1994, he was able to stop drinking with the aid of his family and friends. He started receiving some excellent roles once he became sober. He played the main protagonist’s love interest in Cybill from 1995 to 1998. From 1992 through 1999, he was a regular cast member on the series Melrose Place.

His performances in Psycho (1998) and Mulholland Drive (2001) are widely regarded as his best. After his role in Mulholland Drive, he took a decade off from acting before returning in 2011 as a regular on the series Chemistry. His most recent acting role was in Castle: The Blue Butterfly, which he played in 2012. In his most recent movie work, he collaborated with actors Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, and Seamus Dever.

Estimated Net Worth

Chad Everett earned a lot of money from his acting career, which spanned over 40 films and television programs. Though his net worth and income at the time of his death are unknown, his net worth is easily estimated to be in the millions. Meanwhile, according to other web sources, his net worth at the time of his death in 2012 was $7 million.

Personal Experiences

From 1966 until her death in 2011, actor Everett was married to actress Shelby Grant. On May 22, 1966, the pair married in Tucson, Arizona.

Katherine and Shannon Everett, their daughters, were born to them. Grant died in June 2011 as the result of a brain aneurysm after 45 years of marriage.

Legal Concerns

Beginning in 1973, Everett was involved in a long court struggle with actress Sheila Scott. After the actress identified Everett as her son, Dale’s father, the feud began. Before the conflict ended in 1984, the two had been fighting for 11 years. The California Court of Appeals then found in Everett’s favor.

Everett made a secret financial deal with Scott in 1973, tired of paternity tests, but he firmly denied being the child’s father. Years later, in 1991, Scott was sentenced to three months of probation and a guilty finding of “harassing” Everett for 18 years for threatening Everett and his wife with death.


Actor Chad Everett died on July 24, 2012, at the age of 75, at his home in Los Angeles. At the time of his death, he had been battling lung cancer for over 18 months. Shannon Everett and Katherine Thorp, as well as six grandchildren, survive him.

Facts of Chad Everett
NameChad Everett
Birth NameRaymon Lee Cramton
FatherHarry Clyde “Ted” Cramton
MotherVirdeen Ruth Hopper
Birth Place/CitySouth Bend, Indiana
Net Worth$7 million
Married toShelby Grant: 1966-2011(death)
ChildrenKatherine and Shannon Everett
EducationWayne State University, Fordson High School
Died2012, July 24