Robert Buckley is no stranger to playing the sexy leading man. Known for his role as Clayton ‘Clay’ Evans on one of The CW’s longest airing drama series One Tree Hill, Rob played a brash young sports agent who represented star NBA basketball player Nathan Scott (played by James Lafferty). Rob also starred recently in another hit series on The CW, the Rob Thomas developed DC comic book-based series, iZombie for 5 seasons.
A native southern-Californian, Robert grew up in Claremont, California before moving to San Diego to attend the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). After earning a degree in Economics, he spent a year and a half working as an Economic Consultant before throwing in the towel to head off to LA to pursue a career in entertainment.
Buckley’s other roles include “Kirby Atwood” on the NBC series Lipstick Jungle opposite Brooke Shields and Kim Raver, as well as a recurring role on the CW comedy Privileged, as magazine Editor in Chief “David Besser.”
He also played the successful playwright on ABC’s 666 Park Avenue opposite Vanessa Williams and as Jaime King’s love interest “Peter” on CW’s hit series, Hart of Dixie.
Other credits include Flirting with Forty where he starred alongside Heather Locklear playing surfer entrepreneur, “Kyle Hamilton” and The Christmas Contract. Rob will be seen this holiday season in Christmas House which he developed for Hallmark and stars as well as serving as Executive Producer.
Rob also has worked as a writer and free-lance producer for E! News.
He currently resides in Los Angeles.