Who is Chad Michael Murray?
Chad Michael Murray is an actor and writer from the United States. He is most known for his roles as Lucas Scott in the drama series One Tree Hill on the WB/CW, Tristin DuGray in the recurrent role on Gilmore Girls on the WB/CW, and Charlie Todd in the fifth season of Dawson’s Creek on the WB.
Chad Michael Murray bio
Rex Murray, an air traffic controller, was Murray’s father; she left the family when Murray was 10 years old. Murray was born in Buffalo, New York.
Chad Michael Murray siblings
He has three brothers, a sister, a half-brother, a step-sister, and a step-brother in addition to his biological family. He was born in Scotland and has Scottish, English, German, Swiss, and Polish ancestry.
Chad Michael Murray education
In Clarence, New York, Murray went to Clarence High School. He took up football and developed a love of literature.
He broke his nose throughout his late teens. This led to rumors that he underwent a nose job throughout his career.
Chad Michael Murray career
He relocated to Hollywood in 1999 and posed for Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, and Skechers. Tristan DuGrey, a wealthy prep school student, was his debut TV role, appearing in Gilmore Girls in 2000.
He appeared as a recurring character in season two after serving as one of the main characters in season one. He had several cameo appearances, including in “Undressed” and a “Diagnosis: Murder” episode.
Murray starred as Charlie Todd in the hit TV show “Dawson’s Creek” in 2001, and he also made an appearance in the 2003 television movie “Aftermath: A Long Way Home.”
Alongside Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis, he also starred in Disney’s “Freaky Friday,” which earned $110,222, 438 in the US at the box office.
Additionally, the movie was well received by critics, garnering an 88 percent “Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In the television movie “The Lone Ranger,” Murray played the part of Luke Hartman at this period.
In the massively successful WB television series “One Tree Hill,” which garnered over 4.50 million viewers for the season one finale, Lucas Scott served as Murray’s breakthrough role in 2003.
When it debuted on The WB in 2003, it had the highest ratings of any TV program at the time, and it continued to do so for The CW.
Chad Michael Murray won a lot of accolades for “One Tree Hill,” including Teen Choice Awards.
Murray garnered great notoriety from the show and went on to act opposite Hilary Duff in the 2004 romantic comedy “A Cinderella Story.”
Despite the generally unfavorable reviews, the movie managed to gross $70.1 million worldwide, and Murray won yet another Teen Choice Award.
With his performance in “House of Wax,” which earned $12 million at the box office in just its first day, Murray enjoyed another smash in 2005.
Murray won another Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor in an Action/Adventure/Thriller after “House of Wax,” which made over $70 million worldwide despite mostly negative reviews.
Alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Jessica Biel, Murray starred in the 2006 drama “Home of the Brave” about the Iraq War. The CW said in May 2009 that Murray would not be coming back for “One Tree Hill’s” seventh season.
Next, Murray played Ethan McAllister in the Lifetime television film “Lies in Plain Sight.” Around this time, Murray also co-starred with Christina Milian and Ashley Benson in the ABC Family original film “Christmas Cupid.” In 2010, Murray played Alicia Keys’ love interest in her music video for “Un-Thinkable I’m Ready.”
On February 22, 2012, Murray made a cameo appearance in the last season of “One Tree Hill.” Michael B. Jordan and he costarred in the 2013 film “Fruitvale Station.”
At the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, the movie took home two significant prizes. Murray joined Marvel’s TV show “Agent Carter” in August 2014 and was given a prominent part as Agent Jack Thompson. He later returned for the show’s second season.
Murray was cast in a recurring role on the CW drama “Riverdale” as Edgar Evernever in 2019. Later that year, he costarred with Torrey Devitto in the Hallmark holiday movie “Five Cards for Christmas.”
He then acted in several Hallmark Christmas films, including 2009’s Write Before Christmas?
2020 will bring us “Too Close for Christmas” and “Love in Winterland.” His role as Ted Bundy in “American Boogeyman” is set.
Chad Michael Murray net worth
Chad Michael Murray is an American actor, spokesperson, and fashion model who has a net worth of $4 million.
Chad Michael Murray wife
In May 2004, Murray and Sophia Bush, his co-star on One Tree Hill, were engaged. They wed on April 16, 2005, in Santa Monica, California. In September 2005, they made their breakup public.
Bush filed documents for annulment in February 2006, charging fraud.
Bush and Murray were given a divorce in December 2006 after her petition was dismissed.
Following his split with Bush, Murray started dating Kenzie Dalton, whom he initially met in 2005 while working as an extra on One Tree Hill. Dalton was the first runner-up in the Miss North Carolina Teen USA pageant that year.
They got engaged in April 2006, but they broke off their seven-year engagement in August 2013.
Murray started dating Sarah Roemer, his Chosen co-star, in 2014. He and Roemer announced their marriage and impending birth of their first child in January 2015. Both their son and daughter were born in 2015 and 2017, respectively.