Justin Hartley

Justin Scott Hartley is an American actor. He is known for his television roles that include Fox Crane on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions, Oliver Queen/Green Arrow on The CW television series Smallville, and Adam Newman on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless which earned him an Emmy nomination. Hartley appeared in the recurring role of Patrick Osbourne in the third season of the television series Revenge. Since 2016, he has starred in the NBC drama series This Is Us, for which he was nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Early life

Hartley was born in Knoxville, Illinois, and was raised in the Chicago suburb of Orland Park, with his brother Nathan, and sisters Megan and Gabriela. After graduating from Carl Sandburg High School, he attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale and University of Illinois at Chicago where he majored in history and theater.


Justin Hartley portrayed Fox Crane on the NBC daytime soap opera Passions from 2002 to 2006.
In 2006, he played the starring role as Aquaman in a television pilot for The CW titled Aquaman, but it was not picked up as a series. Hartley did a seven-episode run as billionaire Oliver Queen on the CW series Smallville later that year. In 2008, he returned to Smallville as a regular cast member, following the departures of Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Laura Vandervoort, and John Glover. Hartley also co-wrote the 2010 episode "Sacrifice" and directed the 2011 episode "Dominion". In 2008, he starred as Tom in the film Red Canyon, filmed in the badlands of Utah.
After Smallville, Hartley starred opposite Mamie Gummer in The CW comedy-drama Emily Owens, M.D., but the show was cancelled after one season. He also guest-starred on Chuck, Castle, and Hart of Dixie, and from 2013–14, he had a recurring role as Victoria Grayson's illegitimate son, Patrick Osbourne, on the ABC primetime soap opera Revenge. In February 2014, Hartley landed the lead role of Tim opposite Anna Camp in the ABC comedy pilot Damaged Goods, but the show was never picked up to series.
In March 2014, he was cast in a recurring role in the second season of the ABC drama series Mistresses as plastic surgeon Scott Trosman, a love interest for Josslyn Carver. In November 2014, Hartley took over the role of Adam Newman on the CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, and played the role until September 2016.
In 2015, it was announced that Hartley had been cast in a series regular role on the NBC drama series This Is Us, which debuted in September 2016. He and the cast won Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2017 he had a co-starring role in the comedy film A Bad Moms Christmas.

Personal life

In 2003, Hartley began dating his Passions co-star Lindsay Korman. After six months, the two became engaged on November 13, 2003, and on May 1, 2004, they married in a small ceremony. On July 3, 2004, Korman gave birth to their daughter. On May 6, 2012, it was announced that Lindsay filed for divorce after eight years of marriage in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing "irreconcilable differences". They remain on amicable terms and share joint custody of their daughter.
In January 2014, actress Chrishell Stause's representation confirmed that Hartley and Stause were dating and in July 2016, they announced their engagement. They were married on October 28, 2017. Hartley and Stause reside in Valley Glen, Los Angeles. In November 2019, Hartley filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. Stause filed for dissolution of the marriage in December 2019.


2002–2006PassionsNicholas Foxworth "Fox" CraneSeries regular
2006–2011SmallvilleOliver Queen/Green ArrowRecurring role ; main role ; 72 episodes
Also director ; writer
2006AquamanArthur "A.C." CurryUnsold television pilot
2007Elliott BevinsEpisode: "Heart of Glass |Heart of Glass"
2007Cold CaseMike Delaney Episode: "Justice"
2009MegaFaultDan LaneTelevision film
2011ChuckWesley SneijderEpisode: "Chuck Versus the Bearded Bandit"
2012CastleReggie StarrEpisode: "An Embarrassment of Bitches"
2012Hart of DixieJesse KinsellaEpisode: "Bachelorettes & Bullets"
2012–2013Emily Owens, M.D.Will CollinsMain role
2013Melissa & JoeyNoah ButlerEpisode: "Fast Times"
2013–2014RevengePatrick OsbourneRecurring role, 13 episodes
2014–2016MistressesScott TrosmanRecurring role
2014–2016The Young and the RestlessAdam NewmanSeries regular
2016–presentThis Is UsKevin PearsonMain role, occasional director
2019Jane the VirginHimselfEpisode: "Chapter Eighty-Nine"

2008Gemini DivisionNick Korda12 episodes

Awards and nominations