After his start performing in television movies and feature films, actor Chace Crawford landed his breakthrough role as one of the trend-setting stars of the popular teen series, "Gossip Girl" (The CW, 2007- ). As the Golden Boy of the show, Crawford was a popular topic of entertainment magazines and gossip blogs, while also becoming a fan favorite on the popular New York-based show. Prior to his success on "Gossip Girl," the actor made his television debut in the Lifetime movie, "Long Lost Son" (2006), which he followed with an appearance in the supernatural thriller "The Covenant" (2006). From there, it was a quick jump to stardom thanks to "Gossip Girl," which opened doors to bigger projects, including appearing in the teen-centric crime drama, "Twelve" (2010). Though only on the public radar briefly before achieving fame, Crawford managed to become a big star in that short span and opened himself up to a wider array of film and television projects.