Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley

Penn Badgley was born in Baltimore, Maryland, While in Seattle, he was involved in the Seattle Children's Theater and did voice-overs for a children's radio station. This passion brought him one summer to Hollywood, where he landed an agent and his first big break guest-starring on Will & Grace (1998). After relocating with his mother to Los Angeles, Badgley secured several recurring roles on The Young and the Restless (1973), The Brothers Garcia (2000), and Daddio (2000). Also musically gifted, he enjoys singing, writing, and playing the guitar.

Awards

  • (Won) - Best Ensemble Performance - Gotham Awards
  • (Won) - Outstanding Lead Actor - Manchester International Film Festival
  • (Nom) - Best Ensemble - Central Ohio Film Critics Association
  • (Won) - Best Actor - Oxford International Film Festival, UK
  • (Won) - Robert Altman Award - Film Independent Spirit Awards