Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne
Esten is best known for his role as country singer Deacon Claybourne on the ABC/CMT drama Nashville, which he has played since 2012
Fun facts about Chip
- He married his college sweetheart, Patty Hanson. Charles and Patty met while they were both attending the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia
- He appeared on the U.S. and the U.K. versions of Whose Line Is It Anyway?
- Esten made his theatrical debut in London when he portrayed Buddy Holly, singing, acting and playing guitar in the hit West End musical “Buddy.”