Best known for roles such as history teacher Alaric Saltzman on the series The Vampire Diaries and for co-starring opposite Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde. In 2018, he'd reprise his Vampire Diaries role on The CW's spin-off, Legacies.
He went to the University of Utah, where he first got interested in acting.
He worked as a pizza delivery boy before breaking into the movies, and once delivered a pizza to Andy Garcia.
He and Luke Wilson were the two male leads in Legally Blonde.