|Death: ||Feb. 10, 2007|
San Bernardino County
Actor Chase Korte was a University of Minnesota graduate and was born in Minneapolis, Mn and grew up in Elk River, Mn.
Korte's life was cut short by a drunk driver near Needles, Ca. Korte was driving back to Los Angeles on Interstate 40. He was rear-ended by an auto traveling over 100 mph. His car burst into flames. Chase Korte a University theater alumnus Korte graduated from the University in fall 2005 as an accomplished actor with a promising career and a compulsive personality. The actor was widely recognized in Minnesota for playing a young driver who challenges a police officer to a drag race in a TV commercial for a local business. Korte had moved to the Los Angeles area a year ago, and his career was going really great. During the past year, Korte had landed commercials, industrial film roles, a TV pilot audition and the lead in a movie. The independent film, "Peace Walker," is still in production. In it, Korte plays a man who decides to walk for peace after his brother is killed in Iraq. Korte had recently become eligible to join the Screen Actors Guild, and he joined the day before the accident. (bio by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory...
Record added: Feb 27, 2007
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