PHOTO ARCHIVE: Celebrating Tony Award Nominee Will Chase looks at the busy stage career of Will Chase. The leading man celebrates his birthday Sept. 12.

Chase made his Broadway debut as Chris in Miss Saigon, starring opposite Lea Salonga in the final company.

Other credits include Aida, Rent, The Full Monty, Lennon, High Fidelity Billy Elliot and The Story of My Life. He played Michael Swift in Season One of the NBC series "Smash."