From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chad Michael Murray (born August 24, 1981) is an American actor, former fashion model and spokesperson. Murray is well-known for portraying Lucas Scott in The CW young adult drama series One Tree Hill, in addition to the commercially successful films A Cinderella Story, Freaky Friday and House of Wax. Popular among teenagers and young adults, he has posed on the cover of numerous mainstream magazines, including Rolling Stone, People, Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly. Description above from the Wikipedia article Chad Michael Murray, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.