Chick was born into a family with showbiz roots going back several generations. His lifelong ambition was to follow in the footsteps of his stuntman grandfather Chick Yelton. He started his film career as a small child doing print work and as a paper boy on "The Jackie Gleason Show". Later Chick and his sisters hosted a local Miami children's show called "The Skipper Chuck Show". He started his professional stunt career on the pilot episode of Miami Vice, under the tutelage of iconic Stuntman/ Stunt Coordinator Paul Knuckles. He continues now working as a Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator on features and TV.