He is best known for his role as Dan Humphrey on The CW's series Gossip Girl (2007–12) and has also starred in a number of films, including John Tucker Must Die (2006), The Stepfather (2009), Easy A (2010), Margin Call (2011), and Greetings from Tim Buckley (2012).He is currently the lead singer for Brooklyn-based indie band Mother (stylized as MOTHXR).Or what about when “The Vampire Diaries” stars Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder made our worlds complete with their IRL romance?Unfortunately, though, those relationships don’t always work out (see both examples above), which can make things super awkward if your on-screen characters are still very much together.Badgley was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Lynne Murphy and Duff Badgley, who worked as a newspaper reporter and also a carpenter; Duff was the Green Party candidate for governor of Washington state in 2008.He attended Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington, and was involved with the Seattle Children's Theatre.
“Having a relationship with someone you work with might not always be the smartest move,” the 22-year-old actor told Men’s Health in its November issue.
"But I learned early on that that stuff is never satisfying in the end.
There's a reason the French call the moment of orgasm 'la petite mort', 'the little death'.
“When I’m surrounded by 100 teenage girls – that’s when it’s hitting me in the face.
Those are interesting, revealing moments for me.” And when it comes to fashion, Penn appears to be a lot like his “Gossip” character, Dan Humphrey.