Chad Oakes is a Canadian producer best known for his work on such projects as FX's "Fargo", BBC's "Copper", and Discovery Channel's "Klondike". He currently works as an executive producer on Syfy's new television drama Van Helsing.
He was born on May 27th of 1968 in Alberta Canada. Other than this fact, nothing is known about Oakes prior to his introduction into the screenwriting world. Until further notice, this section will remain blank.
Chad's first produced project was a 1997 film titled "Hugo Pool", following that was a 1998 television movie called "Ebenezer". He had a large role in directing both those films.
Since then, he has gone on to have a very large and successful career as a producer, producing such films and television series such as "The Reckoning", "Away and Back", "The Dorm", The Truth Behind", "Dear Santa", "On the Road", "A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride", "Boot Camp", "Big City", and many more.
He is perhaps best known for his work on AMC's "Hell on Wheel", he played a major role in the producing of that show, working on several episodes.
- He has worked on Hell on Wheels as well as several other members of the cast of Van Helsing, including but not limited to Christopher Heyerdahl, Jonathan Scarfe, Fiona Vroom, and Tim Guinee.
- Nominated for Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie, Gemini Award for Best Reality Program or Series.
- Awarded Producers Guild of America Award - David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television.