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Chad Allen

Chad Allen, best known for his regular role in Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, assumes the persona of Lucas Warner in What Matters Most, a brooding and confused, but handsome young man. Lucas is a multifaceted individual who has dedicated his life to being all things to all people. He is a great athlete who also demonstrates a great sensitivity and an artistic streak. Chad plays Lucas as an earnest teen with a marked yet - quiet determination to find his truth and lasting love with his childhood sweetheart, while also realizing his dreams in the shadow of his disapproving father.

In WHAT MATTERS MOST, Allen swaps his vintage cowboy outfit for more modern cowboy and basketball gear for his portrayal of Lucas in WHAT MATTERS MOST. Allen is an accomplished actor with many talents. He excels as a guitarist, which proved useful for his portrayal of Lucas who, in the film, is adept at guitar and song. Allen's ability to be at home with any role made him the ideal choice for the character of Lucas. With nearly 20 feature films to his credit including Chicken Soup for the Soul, Do You Wanna Know a Secret, A Mothers Testimony and Terror Vision, Allen has established a presence on more than a dozen notable television appearances in such popular prime-time shows as: NYPD Blue, Total Recall, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Love Boat, In the Heat of the Night, and The Wonder Years.

Allen also has garnered critical acclaim on stage in such diverse productions as: Of Mice and Men, Oliver, Biloxi Blues, The Boys in the Band, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, to name but a few.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Chad Allen Facts

Birth NameChad Allen Lazzari
BirthdayJune 5, 1974 (49)
BirthplaceCerritos, California, USA

Selected Filmography

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
The Rocky Mountain Fly Highway
Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman: The Complete Series
War of The Worlds
The Great Debaters
Third Man Out
Bulletproof Monk
TerrorVision / The Video Dead
On the Other Hand, Death
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