Fast Facts

  • When between roles early in his career, he worked in construction.
  • Changed his name from Joseph Crawford to Clayne Crawford in honor of an ancestor named Clan and his hometown of Clay.
  • At the 2003 Young Hollywood Awards, he was honored as the "One to Watch Male" for his performance in Swimfan. 
  • Auditioned for the part of Cole Ortiz on 24, but the role went to Freddie Prinze Jr.; he ended up winning the recurring role of Kevin Wade instead.


  • 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee


  • Abby — Stepdaughter
  • Lennie Crawford — Mother
  • Connie Benson — Sister
  • Sunshine Kiki Brown — Wife
  • Colt Crawford — Son
  • Betty Aldridge — Grandmother
  • Brian Crawford — Father
  • Sunny Mabrey — Ex-fiancée


  • Birth Name: Joseph Crawford
  • Birth Place: Clay, AL
  • Profession: Actor

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