Between One Tree Hill and Lipstick Jungle, it is clear that Robert Buckley has made an impression as a television star. The American actor, whose filmography includes several popular network shows, is well known to many television viewers. He currently portrays Major Lillywhite in iZombie, a hit show on the CW. His role in the show has been praised and he has been popular with fans around the world.
The handsome actor is also an avid user of social media with a presence on Twitter and Instagram.
Robert Buckley Biography
You would be surprised to know that Robert Buckley, who grew up to be a tall and dashing young man, was once a chubby child who refused to swim shirtless. The American actor was born on May 2, 1981, in Los Angeles, California. Perhaps as a result of the fact that Robert grew up in the city of entertainment, he grew up with a dual interest in business and acting.
However, since he did not want to swap one for the other, the actor decided to pursue his economic dream for a while. Robert went to the University of California and graduated in 2003 with a degree in Economics. After graduating, he worked for a year as an economic consultant in San Diego before moving back to Los Angeles to fulfill his dream of becoming an actor.
Robert Buckley’s first appearance on a television show was as a contestant in The Price is Right when he was a college student, but he did not pursue an acting career until 2004. He made his first appearance as an actor in 2004 after moving to Los Angeles when he booked his first commercial.
After auditions and sending out headshots, Robert’s face, along with his acting chops, caught the attention of directors and producers, and in 2006 he finally made his acting debut in the telenovela MyNetworkTV, Fashion House, as a regular series star. He also starred as Matthew Wakefield in another telenovela for MyNetworkTV in American Heiress in 2007.
Also in 2006, the actor appeared in his first feature film “When a Killer Calls and Petrified”. However, they went directly to video projects.
Robert Buckley had his first appearance in a major project in 2007 when he was regularly cast for the NBC series Lipstick Jungle. His time on the series led to his introduction to mainstream audiences, and another appearance on a major television show followed when he signed on to play the role of Clay Evans in the teen drama series One Tree Hill.
While Robert was able to celebrate some successes on television, he was not able to repeat them in feature films. The actor was in the running for the role of Captain America for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he lost the role to Chris Evans. His previous appearances in feature films have been limited, with his most prominent roles being Nik in Killer Movie, the horror-comedy starring Paul Wesley from The Vampire Diaries, Kaley Cuoco from The Big Bang Theory, and Leighton Meester, best known for her role in Gossip Girl. His other film appearances include Z, Archer House, and The Legend of Hell’s Gate: An American Conspiracy.
His more successful and extensive television career includes appearances at 666 Park Avenue starring Brian Leonard, Flirting at Forty as Kyle Hamilton, Powerless as Dan, and as Major Lilywhite in iZombie.
Wife, Dating, Girlfriend
As a well-built and handsome man, Robert did not lack admirers inside and outside Hollywood. Robert’s relationship history includes JoAnna Garcia Swisher in 2009 and before JoAnna he was with Lindsay Price from 2007 to 2009. In 2010 there were rumors that he was dating his One Tree Hill co-star Shantel VanSanten. However, his most famous relationship was with Lea Michele, the former Glee star of 2016, but unfortunately, it didn’t last long.
Robert Buckley is currently married to actress Jenny Wade. The couple got married in May 2018. The couple generally keeps a low profile and there is not much information about their relationship out there.
Is He Gay?
Since he is a good-looking actor in the spotlight, it is common for the media to speculate about his love life. Many of his fans are also curious if the actor is gay or heterosexual. Well, to answer this question: Robert Buckley is a heterosexual man and has had numerous relationships with women.
Robert Buckley – Height, Body Measurements
Robert is an attractive man, probably one of the most attractive men in Hollywood. He has an impressive height of 6 feet and 2 inches and weighs 68 kg. He has broad shoulders, blue eyes and well-toned skin are part of his arsenal of attractive facial features. Further details about his body measurements are chest – 43 inches, arms/biceps – 15 inches, and waist – 32 inches.