James Lafferty was born on July 25th, 1985 in Hemet, California. He started acting at the age of 12 however, it wasn't until he was cast as "Nathan Scott" in the CW teen drama One Tree Hill that he really found fame.

He played a main role in the series for all nine seasons of the show from 2003 until 2012. But what has he been doing since he portrayed the iconic "Scott" brother? 

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James Lafferty after One Tree Hill

After starring opposite Chad Michael Murray, Bethany Joy Lenz, Sophia Bush, and Hilarie Burton, Lafferty has had a few more roles in other television series and films.

On TV, James starred in thirteen episodes of Crisis in 2014, six episodes of Underground in 2016, and four episodes of The Haunting of Hill House in 2018. In terms of movies, he starred in Lost on Purpose (2013), Oculus (2014), Waffle Street (2015), and as "Tony Lama" in the 2017 film Small Town Crime.

James Lafferty from the series Everyone is Doing Great attends a photocall during the 58th Monte Carlo TV Festival on June 17, 2018

Lafferty has also tried his hand at directing, writing, and producing. He directed four episodes of One Tree Hill from 2009 to 2012 and was the executive producer of the 2010 short film Hours Before. James directed five episodes of The Royals from 2015 to 2018 and in 2017 he was the director, executive producer, and co-writer of the television film Everyone is Doing Great

James Lafferty's personal life

He currently lives in Los Angeles, California, and has never been married, although he is in a relationship with Australian actress Alexandra Park. The 36-year-old actor is relatively active on social media, often posting about the projects he has been working on. He has a little brother named Stuart who is also an actor, producer, and model.