Charles Esten

Actor | Soundtrack | Writer
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KNOWN FOR 
Nashville (2012-2018) | The Postman (1997) | Swing Vote (2008)
AWARDS 
1 nomination More »
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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Television in Production (2 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Tell Me Your SecretsTell Me Your Secrets (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1 Filming
  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Deacon Claybourne (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2018 1 Released
Past Film & Video (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (48 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for NashvilleNashville (TV Series) Deacon Claybourne (122 episodes, 2012), Performer ("Papa Writes to Johnny") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Back Home") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("No One Will Ever Love You") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("Hymn for Her") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("A Life That's Good") (1 episode, 2014), Performer ("Sideshow") (1 episode, 2012), Performer ("From Here On Out") (1 episode, 2016), Performer ("Sanctuary") (1 episode, 2017), 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)  Less 2012–2018 122
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  • Primary photo for Tell Me Your SecretsTell Me Your Secrets (TV Series) Actor (9 episodes)  Less 2018–  9
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  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Performer ("Sugar High", "Splinters in Your Knuckles") (1 episode, 2017), Himself (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Chip Esten (Aug 24, 2017) Himself, Performer ("Sugar High", "Splinters in Your Knuckles") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Nashville: On the Record 2Nashville: On the Record 2 (TV Movie) Himself, Writer ("I Know How To Love You Now")  Less 2015
  • 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)  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)  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)  Less 2007–2009 2
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Dr. Barry Grossman (4 episodes, 2007)  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)  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)  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)  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 (40 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself - Special Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for WGN Morning NewsWGN Morning News (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
  • Primary photo for The ChewThe Chew (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2018
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Himself - Musical Guest / Himself - Guest 4th Hour Co-Anchor / Himself (4 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018
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  • 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 The 7th Annual CMC Music AwardsThe 7th Annual CMC Music Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  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 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 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 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)  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 Target Presents CBS Sneak PeekTarget Presents CBS Sneak Peek (Video) Chad  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Whose Line Is It Anyway?Whose Line Is It Anyway? (TV Series) Himself (5 episodes, 1992)  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)  Less 1992–1994
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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