Hartley caught a huge split when he won the role of Nicholas Foxworth â€Foxâ€™ Crane, the â€śgolden boyâ€ť child of Julian Crane and Ivy Winthrop, in the NBC daytime drama â€śPassions,â€ť where he and her character became fan darlings. Aside from popularity, the role brought the relatively newcomer a 2005 Soap Opera Digest nomination for Outstanding Younger Lead Actor, as well as a wife following his 2004 marriage to co-star Lindsay Korman.
When three years with the series, in October 2005, Hartley proclaimed that he had decided not to renew his contract with Passions. He taped his last episode on January 7 and last aired on February 10, 2006. Still in 2005, the young actor manufactured his film debut with a small role as Joe in the Amber Benson vehicle Race You to the Bottom, which was helmed and written by Russell Brown.
Soon after leaving Passions, was recruited to replace Will Toale as Arthur â€A.Câ€™ Curry in the pilot episode â€śMercy Reefâ€ť (2006), a drama based mostly on DC comic book character Aquaman. He has joined the cast of the popular series â€śSmallvilleâ€ť in its sixth season in 2006 with the seven-episodic role of Oliver Queen/Green Arrow.
As for film, Hartley has finished a dark comedy, Scorpio Men on Prozac, and he lately signed to star in the Stewart St. John newest film The Next Race. In 2007, the performer is scheduled to play supporting role Todd in the film Spring Breakdown. The comedy will be directed and co-written by Ryan Shiraki.
|Day of Birth||29 January 1977|
|Place of Birth||Knoxville, Illinois, USA|