Chad Michael Murray

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Actor

Birth Date: August 24, 1981

Age: 42 years old

Birth Place: Buffalo, New York

Spouses: Sophia Bush

Actor Chad Michael Murray was born in Buffalo, New York. His father was an air traffic controller, and his mother abandoned the family when Murray was very young. Murray had a large family, including three brothers, a sister, a half-brother a step-sister and a step-brother. Murray played football in high school until he broke his nose. Before breaking into acting, Murray did some modeling. He modeled for clients like Skechers, Gucci and Tommy Hilfiger before being cast in his first major role, a recurring character on "Gilmore Girls" (CW, 2000-07). He appeared in numerous other series including "Undressed" (MTV, 1999-2002) and "Dawson's Creek" (WB, 1998-2003).

In 2003 Murray's breakthrough role came when he was cast as the protagonist of "One Tree Hill" (WB, 2003-2011). It was on the set of "One Tree Hill" that Murray met Sophia Bush, who would later become his wife. Murray appeared in a number of feature films, such as "Freaky Friday" (2003), "House of Wax" (2005), "Home of the Brave" (2006) and "Christmas Cupid" (ABC Family, 2010). In addition to acting, Murray was a writer who penned a novel "Everlast" which was published in September of 2011. In August of 2014 Murray was cast in the series "Agent Carter" (ABC, 2015-16). In 2015 Murray who had divorced Bush the same year that they married, married actress Sarah Roemer.

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