Chloe Simone Crawford is a director, actor and screenwriter born and raised in New York City.
She began her acting career at age 4 and majored in Drama at the Professional Performing Arts School, where she was taught by Emmy and Tony nominee Arian Moayed (SUCCESSION) and later majored in Drama at Vassar College. Her most recent credits include NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC), AND JUST LIKE THAT (HBO) as well as leading the cast of Andy Rose Fidoten's GAY TEEN WEREWOLF, which screened at MOMA as well as US and International film festivals in 2022 and 2023.
Driven with a passion for diversifying the representation of black women and mixed race people on screen, she took to screenwriting under the mentorship of screenwriter and producer Michael Reilly (TILL). Her first feature screenplay, COLORED ACTRESS, made her a 2022 The Black List Feature Lab Finalist, 2021 The Black List x WIF Feature Residency Semi Finalist, and received The Black List x Mahogany Emerging Voices Partnership Award recognition.
In 2023, Chloe became a recipient of the Panavision New Filmmakers Grant and made her first film A PLAGUE OF WASPS, which she wrote, directed and starred in alongside Tony Nominee Annie McNamara (SEVERANCE, Broadway’s Slave Play) and Zachary Booth (KEEP THE LIGHTS ON, Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird).
The film is currently in post production.