Queens native Swaby played Chad from 1999 until 2003 when the role was taken over by Charles Divins. During his time on the show, he was nominated for two Soap Opera Digest Awards. Since leaving Passions, Swaby has made consistent appearances on television. He took small roles on Judging Amy, Buds For Life, Crossing Jordan and Charmed. He also appeared alongside Li'l Kim and former Simone Chrystee Pharris, in the movie Nora's Hair Salon and its soon to be released sequel. Not limiting himself to life in front of the camera, he has also led an eclectic stage career where he has done everything from Brecht to Sam Shephard, both as an actor and a director.
In addition to his work as an actor, he has also established a career as an entertainment journalist, authoring a regular column for Melt Magazine and regularly plays guitar for
Brig Feltus in Chrysalis Child. You can find out more about his musical career, and his politics, on his Myspace page.