Fast Facts

  • Began acting at age 13 when he and a pal would make movies with a video camera.
  • Took drama and acting classes through high school and college. 
  • Played football, basketball and baseball in high school.
  • Attended New Mexico State on a football scholarship.
  • Involved with the Foundation Fighting Blindness for personal reasons: both his father and sister suffer from macular degeneration of the retina.


  • Carol Chisum — Sister
  • Aishah Chisum — Wife
  • Linda Chisum — Mother
  • Ray Chisum — Father
  • Aiden Chisum — Son
  • Zoie Chisum — Daughter


  • Attended Fullerton College, Fullerton, California, United States; New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States (BA in Journalism Broadcasting, 1992)


  • Birth Place: Livonia, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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