Crawford, who grew up in Plano, Texas, is the oldest of two children of Chris Crawford, a dermatologist and Dana Crawford, a teacher by profession. His younger sister, Candice, studying journalism.
Chace, who was a Christian upbringing, went to Trinity Christian Academy, which he attended until 2003. To earn the money for the subsequent visit Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, he worked in parallel as a model. First, Crawford was planning a business degree, but his mother encouraged him in the second year to try it with acting.
2006 Crawford debuted on the U.S. television drama in the movie Long Lost Son In the same year he got his first film role in the movie The Covenant. Since 19 September 2007, he is seen on the U.S. television channel The CW in the series Gossip Girl, which is based on the eponymous book by Cecily von Ziegesar.
In 2008, he starred in the thrillers Loaded alongside Jesse Metcalfe and Vinnie Jones and Molly Hartley - Daughter of Satan. In 2010, he starred in the movie Twelve, a 17 -year-old drug dealer named White Mike, next to Emma Roberts, who plays his childhood friend Molly, the male lead.
- 2006: The Pact ( The Covenant )
- 2007-2012: Gossip Girl ( TV Series, 121 episodes)
- 2008: Molly Hartley - Daughter of Satan ( The Haunting of Molly Hartley )
- 2008: Loaded
- 2010: Twelve
- 2011: Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding
- 2012: What Happens When You're Expecting ( What to Expect When You're Expecting )
- 2014: Glee (TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2009: Leona Lewis - I Will Be