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Overview (3)

Born in Hemet, California, USA
Birth NameJames Martin Lafferty
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James Lafferty was born and raised in Hemet, California. James attended Hemet High School and played basketball for the Bulldogs, even earning the MVP award. He has been steadily working since the age of 6 when his mother encouraged him and his brother, Stuart Lafferty, to act as a hobby. At age ten, he received his first speaking part and, then later, a role on the short lived television series Emeril (2000) as Emeril Lagasse's son. James also made guest appearances as Once and Again (1999) (as Tad) and Boston Public (2000). He also had a role in the ESPN movie A Season on the Brink (2002), a basketball movie about the Indiana Hoosiers, where he was able to demonstrate his basketball skills. He graduated in 2003 from Hemet High and was enrolled at Cal State Long Beach before he received the role of "Nathan" on the WB Network's new series One Tree Hill (2003), filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina. Once in University, James plans on majoring in international studies.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Sarah

Trade Mark (1)

15-foot, mid-range jump shot

Trivia (25)

Older brother of Stuart Lafferty.
His favorite musicians are: Eminem, Gemini, Steve Miller Band, Geto Boys and Kanye West.
His favorite TV shows are South Park (1997), The Sopranos (1999) and The Daily Show (1996).
Favorite movies are: Fight Club (1999) and Beautiful Girls (1996).
Favorite book is "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley as told to TV Guide magazine in 2004.
Favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan.
Loves the Yukon and Mustang Cobra cars
Was born to Angie and Jeff Lafferty, who own a local construction business in Hemet California.
His favorite actors are: Tom Hanks, and Edward Norton.
He has a black belt in Tae Kwon Doe.
His hobbies are: Snowboarding, Skiing, Snorkeling, Horseback Riding, playing basketball, football, video games, and going to the beach.
Is good friends with Bethany Joy Lenz, Lee Norris, Tyler Hilton, and Sophia Bush.
Formerly the President of SportsArc, the premiere sports action film company.
Moved from Los Angeles to Brooklyn in late 2011, listing his current address as "Beverly Hills" although he lived closer to Hollywood and Burbank.
Is good friends with Bryan Greenberg, Stephen Colletti, Robert Buckley, Michael Grubbs, David Emrich and photographer Ian Shive.
Close friends with One Tree Hill (2003) costars Stephen Colletti and Robert Buckley.
Was a groomsman at the wedding of One Tree Hill (2003) sports coordinator Brendan Kirsch and costar Lisa Goldstein Kirsch.
Took two Ravens basketball jerseys and the pair of NS23 basketball shoes when One Tree Hill (2003) ended.
Filming The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy with Robert Buckley in Texas. [October 2009]
In North Carolina filming Season 5 of One Tree Hill [July 2007]
Filming the eighth (and most likely final) season of "One Tree Hill" in Wilmington, North Carolina. [July 2010]
Currently living in Wilmington, North Carolina where One Tree Hill (2003) is shot. [September 2004]
His father has Irish, English, German, and Scots-Irish ancestry. His mother is from a Mexican family.
Living in Brooklyn, New York. [July 2011]
He is born same day, same year as his One Tree Hill co-star Shantel VanSanten. Shantel played James's sister in law on the show.

Personal Quotes (2)

Favorite holiday: "Fourth of July. I always have the most fun on the Fourth of July. You don't have to exchange any gifts. You just go to the beach and watch fireworks. It's always fun."
I don't get a whole lot out of the romance thing, but I realize girls do. So I'll go out of my way to make them feel romanced.

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