Actor, Musician (1986)
Penn Badgley is an American performing artist and artist best referred to for featuring as Dan Humphrey in The CW's 'Chatter Girl' from 2007-2012.
Who Is Penn Badgley?
Penn Badgley was born on 1 November 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland. When he was 11 years of age, Badgley and his mom Lynne moved to Los Angeles with the goal that he could seek after an acting profession. Subsequent to doing voice take a shot at two Nintendo computer games, he handled the job of Phillip Chancellor IV on the daytime cleanser musical drama The Young and the Restless in 2000. In the wake of showing up in a series of arrangement on The WB, Badgley showed up in his first significant film, John Tucker Must Die in 2006. The next year, he started his breakout job as Dan Humphrey on The CW's hit teenager show Gossip Girl. Badgley has shown up in a few movies including 2009's The Stepfather, 2010's Easy An, and Greetings from Tim Buckley in 2012. In September 2018, he'll start assuming the job of Joe Goldberg in Lifetime's spine-chiller arrangement YOU. In the wake of dating on-screen characters Blake Lively and Zoe Kravitz, he wedded vocalist Domino Kirke in February 2017 and is stepfather to her child Cassius. He is additionally the frontman of the nonmainstream band MOTHXR.
Penn Badgley Movies and TV Shows
'The Young and the Restless'
His first professional acting credits included doing voice work for Nintendo computer games "Mario Golf" and "Mario Tennis."
Beginning in 2000, he filled the role of Phillip Chancellor IV in the daytime cleanser musical drama, The Young and the Restless for 10 scenes. Badgley was named for a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Daytime Series for the job.
'The Bedford Diaries,' 'John Tucker Must Die'
In 2002 he featured as Joel Larsen in The WB's satire show arrangement Do Over before going to star in two other WB arrangement: The Mountain (from 2004 to 2005) and 2006's The Bedford Diaries.
Likewise in 2006, Badgley handled his first real film job, playing Scott Tucker in the adolescent rom-com John Tucker Must Die.
From 2007-2012, Badgley featured as Dan Humphrey (AKA Lonely Boy) close by Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, and Ed Westwick, for six seasons on the CW's New York City-set youngster show arrangement Gossip Girl. Scared of being pigeonholed, the on-screen character said he at first turned down what might turn into his breakout job, when he was first drawn closer by Gossip Girl maker Stephanie Savage.
Nearly accepting work as a server, Badgley said makers "couldn't discover anyone for it — which is unusual, in light of the fact that a million people could play Dan Humphrey." When Savage offered him the role once again, he finally accepted.
Badgley has said he "will dependably be under water and thankful" for his six seasons on the hit appear, however since the arrangement enveloped by 2012, he's regularly freely communicated his disappointment with specific parts of the arrangement and that he didn't relate to his character. "It sucks when individuals call me 'Dan' and imagine that I'm him," he once said in a meeting.
While as yet chipping away at Gossip Girl, Badgley likewise featured as Michael Harding, a sequential executioner's stepson, in the 2009 spine chiller film The Stepfather. The next year, he played the affection enthusiasm of Emma Stone's character Olive in the 2010 high schooler lighthearted comedy Easy A. In 2011 Badgley showed up as Seth Bregman in the money related spine chiller dramatization Margin Call.
'Greetings From Tim Buckley'
Following his time on Gossip Girl, Badgley earned basic recognition assuming the job of Jeff Buckley in 2012 outside the box film Greetings From Tim Buckley. He says he needed to shed his Gossip Girl persona for makers, thus he sang a Led Zeppelin-motivated mashup in falsetto for his tryout. Subsequent to taking a guitar and vocal exercises for the job, he sang the majority of his melodies in the film that finished with Jeff Buckley's 1991 execution of his dad's tunes.
Badgley was additionally part of the gathering cast that included Josh Hartnett, Rosario Dawson, Alexis Bledel, and Teresa Palmer in the 2014 sentimental dramatization Parts for every Billion.
'The Slap,' 'YOU'
In 2015 Badgley had a repetitive job as a lot more youthful sweetheart of a character played by Mary-Louise Parker in NBC's eight-scene miniseries The Slap.
Starting in September 2018, he will star close by Shay Mitchell and Elizabeth Lail as bookshop chief turned-stalker Joe Goldberg in Lifetime's suspenseful thrill ride TV arrangement, YOU, which was reestablished for the second season in front of its debut.
Talking about playing a stalker in the #MeToo period, Badgley has told correspondents, "I felt the most beset by it, which is the reason [executive maker Greg Berlanti] demanded I was the correct person for the job ... I think it will add to the discussion, it will make its own discussion"
Penn Badgley Relationships With Blake Lively, Zoe Kravitz
Badgley dated his Gossip Girl costar Blake Lively from 2007 to 2010. Following their separation — which they kept mystery from their cast mates for a considerable length of time — the match kept on playing love interests (and in the long run wed) on the show for its last four seasons. "We were eventually proficient," Badgley has said.
He dated on-screen character Zoe Kravitz (girl of rocker Lenny Kravitz) for almost two years previously allegedly separating in 2013. They had shared a spacious condo in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood.
Penn Badgley Wife
In 2014 the on-screen character started dating artist Domino Kirke (sister of Girls' Jemima Kirke and Mozart in the Jungle star Lola Kirke). The match wedded in a little courthouse service in Brooklyn, New York, on February 13, 2017. The on-screen character is presently stepfather to Kirke's child Cassius, who was conceived in 2009.
Penn Badgley Band
After moving to Los Angeles, Badgley was drawn closer by a maker and requested to record a pop tune in 1998. He called the track — which was never discharged "terrible" and "misinformed."
In mid-2014, Badgley, as the frontman of the outside of the box band presently known as MOTHXR, discharged a tune called "Simple" on SoundCloud. In the wake of marking with a name, the Brooklyn-based gathering dropped their introduction collection Centerfold in February 2016.
Badgley said he's "written a song for each lady I've been with."
Penn Badgley Childhood and Early Acting
A single tyke, Badgley was destined to guardians Lynne Murphy and columnist turned-woodworker Duff Badgley on November 1, 1986, in Baltimore, Maryland. Before long a while later the family moved to a town close Richmond, Virginia, and in the wake of living in a progression of various areas, they in the end settled in a provincial region of Washington State, where Badgley's dad, in the end, turned into the Green Party contender for representative in 2000. At the point when a self-depicted "contemplative and plump" Badgley was eight, he went for the Seattle Children's Theater's generation of The Music Man, at his mom's asking. In the wake of singing "A Whole New World" from Disney's Aladdin for his tryout, he was chosen to fill the role of Winthrop.
At the point when Badgley was 11 years of age, he and his mom moved from Washington to Los Angeles with the goal that he could seek after a profession in acting. The next year, his folks separated, and when he was 13, he passed a province of California secondary school equivalency test, enabling him to dedicate the majority of his opportunity to acting.