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This page is dedicated to Chad, an upcoming new character.
Updates to this page may be frequent, and information will be added as it becomes available.

He's a good bloke, Regina. A real solid, regular guy. And I may have been cursed, but... I was happy.
Kelly to Roni src

Chad[1] is an upcoming character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. He will début in the seventeenth episode of the seventh season.[1] He will be portrayed by Kip Pardue.[1]


During Fifth Curse

At an unknown point in time, Chad meets Kelly, and they fall in love with each other. They eventually get engaged. However, one day close to their wedding, Kelly - who now remembers to be Zelena, the Wicked Witch - decides to follow her sister, Roni, to Seattle. Despite having her memories back, Kelly reveals that she is happy, really in love with Chad and is reluctant to lie to him. ("The Eighth Witch")


Production Notes

  • His casting announcement describes him as "a clever, romantic guy who’s no stranger to grand gestures. He keeps a cool head and maintains high levels of patience and compassion, even when it seems like his world may be turned upside down".[1]
  • Adam Horowitz describes Kelly's fiancé as "someone from the real world" as it "is the one thing [they] haven't done". He also explains how hard it will be for Kelly to reveal who she is really to this man, and that "there's a whole mess of emotional problems that lay ahead for her" because of that.[2]