Hilarie was born and raised in Sterling Park, Virginia. She is the oldest of four children and describes her family as tight-knit. Hilarie developed a passion for acting early in life. Shortly after moving to New York to go to school and pursuing her acting dream, she landed the coveted job of VJ at MTV. She won a guest spot interviewing on the red carpet for MTV and did so well she ended up with a job.IMDb Mini Biography By: Nikki
Hilarie Ross Burton was born and raised in Sterling Park, Virginia. She is the oldest of four children and describes her family as tight-knit. Hilarie developed a passion for acting early in life. Shortly after moving to New York to go to school and pursuing her acting dream, she landed the coveted job of VJ at MTV. She won a guest spot interviewing on the red carpet for MTV and did so well she ended up with a job. She guest starred as a VJ on one episode of "Dawson's Creek". Soon after, she got the role that started her Hollywood fame as Peyton Sawyer on "One Tree Hill". While working on "One Tree Hill" she's done movies such as "Our Very Own" (2005), "The List" (2007), "Normal Adolescent Behavior" (2007), and "Solstice" (2007) with her One Tree Hill co-star Elisabeth Harnois.IMDb Mini Biography By: Julie and Nikki
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Was not allowed to watch MTV growing up.
Attended New York University.
Attended Fordham University at Lincoln Center.
Appeared on cover of the Jan/Feb 2004 issue of American Cheerleader magazine.
She is the oldest of four children. She has three younger brothers-Billy, Johnny, and Conrad - whom she nicknamed Billy Awesome, Jonny Kickass, and C-Rock.
Her dad, Bill, is an antique collector and her mom, Lisa, is a real estate agent.
Her favorite movies are: Funny Lady and Coal Miner's Daughter.
Her favorite TV show is Freaks and Geeks (Hilarie travels with the DVD boxed set).
Her favorite book is "Dandelion Wine" by Ray Bradbury.
Her hobbies are collecting antiques, knitting, and crocheting.
She has a cat named Poe. (Named after writer Edgar Allan Poe).
According to Teen People magazine, her worst vice is cussing.
Hilarie and two of her "One Tree Hill" co-stars were on "Dawson's Creek" with her; Chad Michael Murray (who plays Lucas Scott) and Lee Norris (who plays Mouth McFadden).
Appears in the Jack's Mannequin video "The Mixed Tape"
Ranked #77 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Once having gotten her role on One Tree Hill in North Carolina, she worked Monday through Thursday, and then returned every Friday back to New York to work on MTV.
Bought a Gold 1986 Mercedes in March 2004.
Her "One Tree Hill" (2003) character Peyton, works with her mother Ellie (Sheryl Lee), who battles breast cancer, on a compilation CD called "Friends with Benefit" to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. That CD was actually released as a tie-in album, with a portion of its proceeds going directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation to assist in their efforts to promote early detection awareness among young women.
Has been in a relationship with Jeffrey Dean Morgan since 2009 and they are engaged since 2012. They have a son together.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 27, a son Augustus Morgan in March 2010. Child's father is her boyfriend (now fiancé), Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Her favorite holiday: "Fourth of July. My birthday is July first and my best friend's birthday is July fifth so it's always been a favorite holiday. It's all about having a cooler full of sodas, hot dogs, and just hanging out and shooting off firecrackers, being low-key, watching the fireworks. There's something about a holiday that isn't all about how much money you spend."
Their team's good, but our team's good looking. (On the victory of the opposing team in the OTH Cast Super Bowl)
We are so defensive of one another because it's that whole sibling thing where I can tease you and we can goof around, but if anybody else says a word... (On her One Tree Hill friends/costars)
(September 2004) Is currently residing in Wilmington, North Carolina, working on the second season of One Tree Hill
(August 2006) Working on the 4th season of One Tree Hill.
(August 2007) In Wilmington filming Season 5 of One Tree Hill.
(June 2008) Filming Season 6 of One Tree Hill (Peyton Sawyer)
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