New York native, Chad Michael Murray, has showcased his brooding good looks and acting talents on television sets and silver screens for over a decade. He has been a teen heartthrob on pop culture classics with roles on "Dawson's Creek" (1998), "Gilmore Girls" (2000) and "One Tree Hill" (2003), and his film credits include Freaky Friday (2003), A Cinderella Story (2004) and House of Wax (2005). Now, Murray is gearing up to take his career to the next level. Within the year, he will be starring in Lionsgate's The Haunting in Georgia (2012) and the socially important Indie film, Renee (2012) (Kat Dennings, Rupert Friend), with a few other projects in the works. Going round the festival circuit, Chad can also be seen as "Thatcher", the HIV-positive character, in the short film The Carrier (2011) (Rita Wilson, Anna Paquin). Murray will also be releasing "Everlast", his first graphic novel as well. "Everlast" is a passion project of his that tells the story of the tragic hero, "Derek Everlast", as he follows his journey to save the world before the "End of Days".