Nov. 1st, 1986
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Penn Badgley's Main TV Roles
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Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Badgley split his childhood years between Richmond, Virginia. and Seattle, Washington. In Seattle he was involved in the Seattle Children's Theater and did voice-overs for a children's radio station. It was through these experiences that Badgley discovered his love of acting. 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).
Badgley currently lives in Los Angeles. At the age of 14, Penn completed his California High School Proficiency Exam and began attending Santa Monica City College. Also musically gifted, he enjoys singing, writing, and playing the guitar. In his spare time, Badgley likes to go surfing, skiing and snowboarding.
- Has an older half sister.
- Attended Charles Wright Academy in Tacoma, Washington.
- Owns an Audi.
- Upon being asked how his name originated, he says his father was bouncing a Pilot Penn tennis fall in frustration while trying to think of baby names. When his mother got her ultrasound he referred to the baby looking like the size of the tennis ball. And thus, they named him Penn.