The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Chad Michael Murray of CMT’s Sun Records:
SAM PHILLIPS (AS PLAYED BY CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY)
A pioneering visionary, Sam’s new Memphis studio gives disenfranchised poor people a chance to express their creativity. When he records a young kid named Elvis Presley singing music heavily influenced by black blues artists, they create Rock & Roll.
Actor and author, Chad Michael Murray, has showcased his brooding good looks and talents on television sets and silver screens for over a decade. The second oldest of five siblings, Murray was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. Throughout his childhood, Chad was more the jock than the drama nerd, with an active role on the football and track teams. By the age of nineteen, Murray landed his first guest starring roles on Diagnosis Murder, Murphy’s Dozen, and MTV’s Undressed, and soon-after came Gilmore Girls and Dawson’s Creek, where he played Alexis Bledel’s overconfident classmate and Katie Holmes’ and Michelle Williams’ love interests, respectively. Next, Murray landed the starring role on the long-running WB/CW soap, One Tree Hill. Earlier in his career, Murray also starred as the lead in Joel Silver’s remake of House of Wax opposite Elisha Cuthbert and as Prince Charming in Warner Brothers’ A Cinderella Story (opposite Hilary Duff). Other credits include Disney’s critically acclaimed remake of Freaky Friday (opposite Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan,) the title role in the TNT movie, The Lone Ranger, and the socially important indie film, Renee (Kat Dennings, Rupert Friend). Recently, Chad was seen starring in the ensemble cast of the History Channel miniseries, Texas Rising, alongside Bill Paxton and Ray Liotta. In Fall 2011, Murray broke new ground in his career, by writing and releasing, Everlast, his first graphic novel.