Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981 in Buffalo, New York) is an American actor, writer and former fashion model. He is known for portraying Lucas Scott in The CW young adult drama series One Tree Hill. He is usually typecast as a bad boy that all the girls want.
- Diagnosis: Murder (2000) - Ray Santucci
- Dawson's Creek (2001-2002) - Charlie Todd
- Gilmore Girls (2000-2001) - Tristan Dugray
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2002) - Tom Haviland
- One Tree Hill (20032009, 2012) Lucas Scott
- Freaky Friday (2003) Jake
- A Cinderella Story (2004) Austin Ames
- House of Wax (2005) Nick
- Southland (2013) - Dave Mendoza
- Chosen (2013-2015) - Jacob Orr
- Left Behind (2014) Cameron "Buck" Williams
- Texas Rising (2015) - Mirabeau Lamar
- Scream Queens (2015) Brad Radwell
- Agent Carter (20152016) Jack Thompson
- Sun Records (2017) - Sam Phillips
- Riverdale (2019) as Edgar Evernever
This actor's roles provide examples of:
- Mr. Fanservice: Mostly in One Tree Hill.
- Romance on the Set: Married his One Tree Hill co-star Sophia Bush for a time. After they split, he started dating an extra from the same show. He later dated Nicky Whelan, his co-star from Left Behind, then married Sarah Roemer, his co-star from Chosen.
- Star-Making Role: As Lucas Scott in One Tree Hill.