Penn Dayton Badgley (born November 1, 1986) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Dan Humphrey on the CW television series Gossip Girl. He has also starred in the movies John Tucker Must Die, The Stepfather, Easy A, and Margin Call.
Badgley's first credit was voice work for the video game Mario Golf 64 in 1999 although he claims to have never played it himself. He followed this in 2000 with voice work on Mario Tennis 64. His first screen acting credit was on an episode of Will & Grace. He followed this up with appearances on shows such as Daddio, The Brothers García and What I Like About You, among others. He also appears in John Tucker Must Die playing Scott Tucker. In its opening weekend, the film grossed a total of $14.3 million, ranking third in the U.S. box office results for that weekend. As of November 2, the film has grossed $41 million domestically.
Penn Badgley, best known for his role as a hip young New Yorker on television series "Gossip Girl," is now claiming a place in the spotlight by headlining a feature film for the first time and showing off his previously hidden singing talents.
Amanda Bynes moved out of her New York City apartment after she was served with an eviction notice from her landlord for being "disrespectful" and a "rule-breaker."
After six season seasons and 121 episodes, the series finale of "Gossip Girl" ended with fans learning the identity behind "Gossip Girl," a flash to the past and a sneak peek into the future lives of the infamous Upper East Siders. The biggest highlight of the final episode was the big reveal of who was the "Gossip Girl" blogger all along.